Public choice III / Dennis C. Mueller

Author(s): Mueller, Dennis C
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Subjects: Elections
Democracy
Social choice
Welfare economics
State, The
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003
LC Classification: J, JF
Table of Contents: Preface
1. Introduction 1
Pt. I. Origins of the state
2. The reason for collective choice - allocative efficiency 9
3. The reason for collective choice - redistribution 44
Pt. II. Public choice in a direct democracy
4. The choice of voting rule 67
5. Majority rule - positive properties 79
6. Majority rule - normative properties 128
7. Simple alternatives to majority rule 147
8. Complicated alternatives to majority rule 159
9. Exit, voice, and disloyalty 182
Pt. III. Public choice in a representative democracy
10. Federalism 209
11. Two-party competition - deterministic voting 230
12. Two-party competition - probabilistic voting 249
13. Multiparty systems 264
14. The paradox of voting 303
15. Rent seeking 333
16. Bureaucracy 359
17. Legislatures and bureaucracies 386
18. Dictatorship 406
Pt. IV. Applications and testing
19. Political competition and macroeconomic performance 429
20. Interest group, campaign contributions, and lobbying 472
21. The size of government 501
22. Government size and economic performance 535
Pt. V. Normative public choice
23. Social welfare functions 563
24. The impossibility of a social ordering 582
25. A just social contract 597
26. The constitution as a utilitarian contract 615
27. Liberal rights and social choices 643
Pt. VI. What have we learned?
28. Has public choice contributed anything to the study of politics? 657
29. Allocation, redistribution, and public choice 675
References 683
Name index 749
Subject index 763
Added Titles: Mueller, Dennis C Public choice II
Alternate Titles: Public choice 3
Public choice three
Notes: LCCN: 2002022287
ISBN: 0521815460
ISBN: 0521894751 (pbk.)
Rev. ed. of: Public choice II. 1989
Includes bibliographical references (p. 683-747) and indexes
Physical Description: xix, 768 p. : ill. ; 27 cm
OCLC Number: 49225697
ISBN/ISSN: 0521815460
0521894751

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