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Political Economics Explaining Economic Policy

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ISBN-10: 0262661314

ISBN-13: 9780262661317

Edition: 2002

Authors: Torsten Persson, Guido Tabellini

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Drawing on three traditions - the theory of macroeconomic policy, public choice & rational choice in political science - this book tries answers questions of economic policy & establish a unified method of analysis in political economics.
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Book details

List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 1/25/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.178
Language: English

Torsten Persson is Director of the Institute for International Economic Studies at Stockholm University and Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics.

Guido Tabellini is Professor of Economics at Bocconi University in Milan and President of the Innocenzo Gasparini Institute of Economic Research, also at Bocconi University.

Series Foreword
General Introduction
Tools of Political Economics
Preferences and Institutions
Electoral Competition
Partisan Politicians
Redistributive Politics
General-Interest Politics
Special-Interest Politics
Comparative Politics
Electoral Rules and Electoral Competition
Institutions and Accountability
Political Regimes
Dynamic Politics
Dynamic Policy Problems
Capital Taxation
Public Debt
Monetary Politics
Credibility of Monetary Policy
Electoral Cycles
Institutions and Incentives
International Policy Coordination
What Next?
Author Index
Subject Index