The Next Twenty-five Years of Public Choice

The Next Twenty-five Years of Public Choice

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The Next 25 Years of Public Choice brings together the perspectives of many of the world's leading scholars of public choice on the present state of knowledge and the likely future course of scholarship on public choice and constitutional economy. This book presents material in a manner accessible to a wide educated readership and will be influential in guiding future research in this important field. It is directed at professional scholars of public choice, economics and political science, government officials, graduate students and anyone seriously interested in public policy.
A distinguished group of internationally well-known scholars offer their own often far-reaching views on strengths and weaknesses in the current literature and pinpoint important avenues of research amenable to future research.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 223 pages
  • 165.6 x 242.8 x 19.1mm | 530.71g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • Reprinted from PUBLIC CHOICE 77:1, 1993
  • 9 Illustrations, black and white; V, 223 p. 9 illus.
  • 0792324501
  • 9780792324508

Table of contents

The Next Twenty Five Years of Public Choice; C.K. Rowley, F. Schneider, R.D. Tollison. Public choice - What I hope for the next twenty five years; G. Tullock. Health care, education and the cost disease: a looming crisis for public choice; W.J. Baumol. Public choice theory: some items for a research agenda; P. Bernholz. State and standards; C.B. Blankart, G. Kniep. Toward a presumption of efficiency in politics; A. Breton. Public choice after socialism ..; J.M. Buchanan. Public choice in Italy; D. da Empoli. Promising directions in public choice; J.M. Enelow, R.B. Morton. From economic imperialism to social science inspiration; B.S. Frey. Low-cost decisions as a challenge to public choice; G. Kirchgassner, W. Pommerehne. Bioeconomics and the survival model: the economic lessons of evolutionary biology; S.P. Magee. The shape of public choice to come: some problems and advice; W.E. Mitchell. The future of public choice; D.C. Mueller. The reflections of a grump; W.A. Niskanen. What do we mean by rationality? D.C. North. Epistemic choice and public choice; V. Ostrom. Public choice: more of a branch or more of a sect? M. Paldam. Ideology, `shirking' and representation; K.T. Poole, T. Romer. Next twenty five years of public choice; A. Udagawa. The impending transformation of public choice scholarship; R.E. Wagner. Some reflections on the next twenty five years of public choice; F. van Winden.
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