Government Failure: A Primer in Public Choice

Government Failure: A Primer in Public Choice

by Gordon Tullock, Arthur Seldon, Gordon L. Brady
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1930865201

ISBN-13: 9781930865204

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: Cato Institute

When market forces fail us, what are we to do? Who will step in to protect the public interest? The government, right? Wrong. The romantic view of bureaucrats coming to the rescue confuses the true relationship between economics and politics. Politicians often cite "market failure" as justification for meddling with the economy, but three leading scholars show the

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When market forces fail us, what are we to do? Who will step in to protect the public interest? The government, right? Wrong. The romantic view of bureaucrats coming to the rescue confuses the true relationship between economics and politics. Politicians often cite "market failure" as justification for meddling with the economy, but three leading scholars show the shortcomings of this view. In Government Failure, these scholars explain the school of study known as "public choice," which uses economic analysis to understand and evaluate government programs.

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ISBN-13:
9781930865204
Publisher:
Cato Institute
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Pages:
185
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.44(d)
Lexile:
1440L (what's this?)

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