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Democracy and Welfare Economics

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ISBN-10: 0521436370

ISBN-13: 9780521436373

Edition: 2nd 1993 (Revised)

Authors: Hans Van den Doel, Ben Van Velthoven

List price: $34.95
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This is a fully revised and updated version of Hans van der Doels Democracy and Welfare Economics. It presents the economic theory of political decision-making (otherwise knownn as new political economy, or public choice), providing students with an accessible and clear introduction to this important subject. The authors identify four different methods of decision-making by which the political process transforms the demands of individual citizens into government policy and public goods and services: negotiation, majority decision, representations and bureaucratic implementation. These are analysed, in turn, as independent decision-making models whose effectiveness is examined with reference…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/22/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 228
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Preface
Economics and politics
Welfare and welfare optimum
Negotiation
Majority decision
Representation
Implementation
The political process
Notes
References
Index