THE OXFORD HANDBOOK OF PUBLIC CHOICE: VOLUME 1

Roger D. Congleton, Bernard Grofman, Stefan Voigt

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Abstract

The two volume Oxford Handbook of Public Choice provides a comprehensive overview of the Public Choice literature. Volume 1 covers rational choice models of elections, interest groups, rent seeking, and public choice contributions to normative political economy. It begins with introductory chapters on rational choice politics, the founding of public choice, and the evaluation and selection of constitutions. The chapters were all written for this handbook by scholars who are well known for their contributions to research in the areas discussed.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages962
Volume1
ISBN (Electronic)9780190469733
ISBN (Print)9780190469740
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2019
Externally publishedYes

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Publisher Copyright:
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Keywords

  • Tullock contests
  • constitutional political economy
  • contractarian normative theory
  • electoral cycles
  • electoral equilibrium
  • fairness
  • interest groups
  • persuasive campaigns
  • public choice
  • rational choice politics
  • rational voters
  • rent extraction
  • rent seeking
  • strategic voting
  • the median voter model

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