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Politics and the Architecture of Choice: Bounded Rationality and Governance

Politics and the Architecture of Choice: Bounded Rationality and Governance

by Bryan D Jones
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ISBN-13: 9780226406381
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 05/01/2001
Edition description: 1
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Bryan D. Jones is the Donald R. Matthews Professor of American Politics and director of the Center for American Politics and Public Policy at the University of Washington. He is the author of Reconceiving Decision-Making in Democratic Politics and the coauthor, with Frank Baumgartner, of Agendas and Instability in American Politics, both published by the University of Chicago Press.

Table of Contents

Preface: Prologue to a Grand Synthesis?
Part 1: Microfoundations
1. Traces of Eve
2. Adaptation and Its Limits
3. Procedural Limits on Adaptive Choice
4. Human Information Processing
5. A Social Species: Substantive Limits on Adaptive Choice
Part 2: Organizations and Institutions
6. The Behavioral Theory of Organizations
7. Efficient Markets, Efficient Politics, and the Index Problem
8. The Design and Evolution of Formal Institutions
9. Overestimation, Neglect, and Rationality

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