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Phillip Nelson and Kenneth Greene are Professors of Economics in the Department of Economics at the State University of New York, Binghamton.
Half the harm that is done in this worldObviously, Reilly was not too happy with precursors to "correctness." Our focus, however, is on successful prediction of political behavior. While standard analyses ignore reputation seeking, we argue that it is essential to understanding such behavior.
Is due to people who want to feel important.
They don't mean to do harm--but the harm does not interest them.
Or they do not see it, or they justify it
Because they are involved in the endless struggle
To think well of themselves.
Excerpted from Signaling Goodness: Social Rules and Public Choice by Kenneth V. Greene Copyright © 2003 by Kenneth V. Greene. Excerpted by permission.
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|Ch. 2||Charity and Evolution||11|
|Ch. 3||Charity and Reciprocity||28|
|Ch. 4||Political Charity||58|
|Ch. 5||Political Positions and Imitative Behavior||72|
|Ch. 8||A Study of Political Positions||133|
|Ch. 9||The Growth of Government||167|
|Ch. 10||Environmental Policy||179|