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Public choice III [electronic resource] / Dennis C. Mueller.

By: Mueller, Dennis C.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xix, 768 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0511065043 (electronic bk.); 9780511065040 (electronic bk.); 051107350X (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511073502 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 0511120729 (electronic bk.); 9780511120725 (electronic bk.); 9780521894753 (pbk.); 0521894751 (pbk.); 9780521815468; 0521815460; 9780511813771 (electronic bk.); 0511813775 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Elections | Democracy | Social choice | Welfare economics | State, The | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- General | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- National | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Reference | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Essays | Economia pol�itica | Elei�c�oes (processo pol�itico) | Pol�itica | Public Choice | �Elections | D�emocratie | Choix collectif | �Economie du bien-�etre | Public Choice | Elei�c�oes (processo pol�itico) | Pol�itica | Economia pol�itica | Choix collectif | Elections | Economie politique et politique | Public-Choice-Theorie | Wahl | Theorie | Kollektiventscheidung | Wahlverhalten | Demokratie | Demokratie | Kollektiventscheidung | Public-Choice-Theorie | Theorie | Wahl | Wahlverhalten | �Okonomische Theorie der PolitikGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Public choice III.DDC classification: 320 Other classification: 8 | 83.52 | MF 4000 | QC 160 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- The reason for collective choice -- allocative efficiency -- The reason for collective choice -- redistribution -- The choice of voting rule -- Majority rule -- positive properties -- Majority rule -- normative properties -- Simple alternatives to majority rule -- Complicated alternatives to majority rule -- Exit, voice, and disloyalty -- Federalism -- Two-party competition -- deterministic voting -- Two-party competition -- probabilistic voting -- Multiparty systems -- The paradox of voting -- Rent seeking -- Bureaucracy -- Legislatures and bureaucracies -- Dictatorship.
Political competition and macroeconomic performance -- Interest groups, campaign contributions, and lobbying -- The size of government -- Government size and economic performance -- Social welfare functions -- The impossibility of social ordering -- A just social contract -- Constitution as a utilitarian contract -- Liberal rights and social choices -- Has public choice contributed anything to the study of politics? -- Allocation, redistribution, and public choice.
Summary: This book represents a revision and expansion of Public Choice II (1989). Six new chapters have been added, and several chapters from the previous edition have been revised. The discussion of empirical work in public choice has been greatly expanded. All of the major topics of public choice are covered.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 683-747) and indexes.

Introduction -- The reason for collective choice -- allocative efficiency -- The reason for collective choice -- redistribution -- The choice of voting rule -- Majority rule -- positive properties -- Majority rule -- normative properties -- Simple alternatives to majority rule -- Complicated alternatives to majority rule -- Exit, voice, and disloyalty -- Federalism -- Two-party competition -- deterministic voting -- Two-party competition -- probabilistic voting -- Multiparty systems -- The paradox of voting -- Rent seeking -- Bureaucracy -- Legislatures and bureaucracies -- Dictatorship.

Political competition and macroeconomic performance -- Interest groups, campaign contributions, and lobbying -- The size of government -- Government size and economic performance -- Social welfare functions -- The impossibility of social ordering -- A just social contract -- Constitution as a utilitarian contract -- Liberal rights and social choices -- Has public choice contributed anything to the study of politics? -- Allocation, redistribution, and public choice.

This book represents a revision and expansion of Public Choice II (1989). Six new chapters have been added, and several chapters from the previous edition have been revised. The discussion of empirical work in public choice has been greatly expanded. All of the major topics of public choice are covered.

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