Modern Political Economy: Old Topics, New Directions

Modern Political Economy: Old Topics, New Directions

by Jeffrey S. Banks
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521472334

ISBN-13: 9780521472333

Pub. Date: 09/28/2013

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Calling for a reaffirmation of the importance of the unified study of political economy, this volume explores the frontiers of the interaction between politics and markets. It brings together leaders from various areas, drawing on theoretical and empirical analysis.  See more details below

Overview

Calling for a reaffirmation of the importance of the unified study of political economy, this volume explores the frontiers of the interaction between politics and markets. It brings together leaders from various areas, drawing on theoretical and empirical analysis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521472333
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2013
Series:
Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions Series
Pages:
283
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors
Series editors' preface
Preface
Introduction1
1The economics and politics of regulation: perspectives, agenda, and approaches10
2Regulatory commitment and utilities' privatization: implications for future comparative research63
3The political economy of transformation: liberalization and property rights80
4Politics and trade policy108
5Elections, party structure, and the economy145
6The politics and economics of budget deficit control: policy questions and research questions171
7Law, legislation, and positive political theory191
8The rational choice theory of social institutions: cooperation, coordination, and communication216
Index269

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