Economics Private and Public Choice

Economics Private and Public Choice
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Author: James D Gwartney
Pages: 678
ISBN: 9781483264301
Release: 2013-09-11
Editor: Elsevier

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Economics: Private and Public Choice is an aid for students and general readers to develop a sound economic reasoning. The book discusses several ways to economic thinking including six guideposts as follows: (i) scarce goods have costs; (ii) Decision-makers economize in their choices; (iii) Incentives are important; (iv) Decision-makers are dependent on information scarcity; (v) Economic actions can have secondary effects; and (vi) Economic thinking is scientific. The book explains the Keynesian view of money, employment, and inflation, as well as the monetarist view on the proper macropolicy, business cycle, and inflation. The book also discusses consumer decision making, the elasticity of demand, and how income influences demand. The text analyzes costs and producer decisions, the firm under pure competition, and how a competitive model functions. The book explains monopoly, and also considers the high barriers that prevent entry such as legal barriers, economies of scale, and control over important resources. The author also presents comparative economic systems such as capitalism and socialism. This book can prove useful for students and professors in economics, as well as general readers whose works are related to public service and planning in the area of economic development.

Microeconomics Private and Public Choice

Microeconomics  Private and Public Choice
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Author: James D. Gwartney,Richard L. Stroup,Russell S. Sobel,David A. Macpherson
Pages: 528
ISBN: 9781111970611
Release: 2012-01-02
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

MICROECONOMICS: PRIVATE AND PUBLIC CHOICE, 14TH EDITION reflects current economic conditions, enabling students to apply economic concepts to the world around them. The up-to-date text includes analysis and explanation of measures of economic activity in today’s market. It also includes highlights of the recession of 2008-2009, and an in-depth look at the lives and contributions of notable economists. MICROECONOMICS: PRIVATE AND PUBLIC CHOICE dispels common economic myths. The text uses the invisible hand metaphor to explain economic theory, demonstrating how it works to stimulate the economy. The 14th edition includes a robust set of online multimedia learning tools. Tutorials, analyses and quizzes are designed to support classroom work and increase student performance. A full Aplia course, specifically created for MICROECONOMICS: PRIVATE AND PUBLIC CHOICE, 14TH EDITION is also available; visit www.aplia.com for a demonstration. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Economics Coursebook

Economics Coursebook
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Author: James D. Gwartney,Richard L. Stroup,Russell S. Sobel,David A. Macpherson
Pages: 422
ISBN: 1133561640
Release: 2012-02-14
Editor: South-Western Pub

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Public Ends Private Means

Public Ends  Private Means
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Author: Alexander S. Preker
Pages: 414
ISBN: 9780821365489
Release: 2007-01-01
Editor: World Bank Publications

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Great progress has been made in recent years in securing better access and financial protection against the cost of illness through collective financing of health care. Managing scarce resources effectively and efficiently is an important part of this story. Experience has shown that, without strategic policies and focused spending, the poor are likely to get left out. The use of purchasing to enhance public sector performance is well-documented in other sectors. Extension to the health sector of lessons from this experience is now successfully implemented in many developing countries. Public.

The Elgar Companion to Public Choice

The Elgar Companion to Public Choice
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Author: Michael Reksulak,Laura Razzolini,William F. Shughart
Pages: 624
ISBN: 9781849806039
Release: 2013-01-01
Editor: Edward Elgar Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

'This is a comprehensive set of essays on myriad facets of public choice by many of the leading contributors in the field. The coverage is excellent and the essays are terrific. I highly recommend this book for researchers and students.' – Todd Sandler, University of Texas at Dallas, US The Elgar Companion to Public Choice, Second Edition brings together leading scholars in the field of political economy to introduce readers to the latest research in public choice. The Companion lays out a comprehensive history of the field and, in five additional parts, it explores public choice contributions to the study of the origins of the state, the organization of political activity, the analysis of decision-making in non-market institutions, the examination of tribal governance, and to modeling and predicting the behavior of international organizations and transnational terrorism. With broad and up-to-date coverage, this second edition will appeal to politicians and policymakers, academics and researchers in public and social choice and political science as well as graduate students in economics, political science and public administration.

Macroeconomics Private and Public Choice

Macroeconomics  Private and Public Choice
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Author: James D. Gwartney,Richard L. Stroup,Russell S. Sobel,David A. Macpherson
Pages: 539
ISBN: 9781337516136
Release: 2016-12-05
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Readers learn how to apply macroeconomic concepts to the world around them as MACROECONOMICS: PRIVATE AND PUBLIC CHOICE, 16E reflects current economic conditions. This highly readable, up-to-date book analyzes and explains measures of macroeconomic activity in today’s market. It also highlights the recession of 2008-2009 and takes an in-depth look at the lives and contributions of notable economists. This engaging book dispels common economic myths. The book also uses the invisible hand metaphor to explain economic theory, demonstrating how it works to stimulate the economy. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Economics Private and Public Choice

Economics  Private and Public Choice
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Author: James D. Gwartney,Richard L. Stroup,Russell S. Sobel,David A. Macpherson
Pages: 802
ISBN: 9781337515153
Release: 2016-12-05
Editor: Cengage Learning

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Readers learn how to apply economic concepts to the world around them as ECONOMICS: PRIVATE AND PUBLIC CHOICE, 16E reflects current economic conditions. This highly readable, up-to-date book analyzes and explains measures of economic activity in today’s market. It also highlights the recession of 2008-2009 and takes an in-depth look at the lives and contributions of notable economists. This engaging book dispels common economic myths. The book also uses the invisible hand metaphor to explain economic theory, demonstrating how it works to stimulate the economy. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Macroeconomics

Macroeconomics
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Author: James D. Gwartney
Pages: 694
ISBN: 0030983460
Release: 1994-08
Editor: Harcourt Brace College Publishers

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Authors James D. Gwartney, Richard L. Stroup, Russell S. Sobel, and David Macpherson, believe that a course on principles of economics should focus on the power and relevance of the economic way of thinking. It is this belief and corresponding writing approach that has made Macroeconomics: Private and Public Choice one of South Western Thomson Learning's most solid and enduring texts. Throughout this text, the authors integrate applications and real-world data in an effort to make the basic concepts of economics come alive for the reader.

Economics Private and Public Choice

Economics  Private and Public Choice
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Author: James D. Gwartney,Richard Stroup,A. H. Studenmund
Pages: 835
ISBN: UCSC:32106006524257
Release: 1980
Editor: New York : Academic Press

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Public Policy and Land Exchange

Public Policy and Land Exchange
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Author: Giancarlo Panagia
Pages: 178
ISBN: 9781317632139
Release: 2015-05-01
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This original contribution to the field is the first to bring economic sociology theory to the study of federal land exchanges. By blending public choice theory with engaging case studies that contextualize the tactics used by land developers, this book uses economic sociology to help challenge the under-valuation of federal lands in political decisions. The empirically-based, scholarly analysis of federal-private land swaps exposes serious institutional dysfunctions, which sometimes amount to outright corruption. By evaluating investigative reports of each federal agency case study, the book illustrates the institutional nature of the actors in land swaps and, in particular, the history of U.S. agencies’ promotion of private interests in land exchanges. Using public choice theory to make sense of the privatization of public lands, the book looks in close detail at the federal policies of the Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service land swaps in America. These pertinent case studies illustrate the trends to transfer federal lands notwithstanding their flawed value appraisals or interpretation of public interest; thus, violating both the principles of equality in value and observance of specific public policy. The book should be of interest to students and scholars of public land and natural resource management, as well as political science, public policy and land law.

Policy Analysis and Public Choice

Policy Analysis and Public Choice
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Author: William A. Niskanen
Pages: 430
ISBN: 1782543244
Release: 1998-01-01
Editor: Edward Elgar Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A selection of essays examining economic policy and politics in the United States.

Anarchy State and Public Choice

Anarchy  State and Public Choice
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Author: Edward Stringham
Pages: 229
ISBN: STANFORD:36105114507515
Release: 2005
Editor: Edward Elgar Pub

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Although most people agree that some form of government is necessary, it was merely an assumption that had never been analyzed from an economic point of view. This collection presents book-length treatment by public choice economists on the role of government, and extends the research program. Although most people agree that some form of government is necessary, until recently, it was merely an assumption that had never been analyzed from an economic point of view. This changed in the 1970s when economists at the Center for the Study of Public Choice engaged in a systematic exploration of the issue. This provocative collection, the first book-length treatment by public choice economists on the role of government, continues and extends the research program begun more than three decades ago.

Understanding the mixed economy of welfare second edition

Understanding the mixed economy of welfare  second edition
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Author: Powell, Martin
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9781447333227
Release: 2019-01-16
Editor: Policy Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

As the state withdraws from welfare provision, the mixed economy of welfare – involving private, voluntary and informal sectors – has become ever more important. This second edition of Powell’s acclaimed textbook on the subject brings together a wealth of respected contributors. New features of this revised edition include: • An updated perspective on the mixed economy of welfare (MEW) and social division of welfare (SDW) in the context of UK Coalition and Conservative governments • A conceptual framework that links the MEW and SDW with debates on topics of major current interest such as ‘Open Public Services’, ‘Big Society’, Any Qualified Provider’, Private Finance Initiative (PFI) and ‘Public Private Partnerships’ (PPP) Containing helpful features such as summaries, questions for discussion, further reading suggestions and electronic resources, this will be a valuable introductory resource for students of social policy, social welfare and social work at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

The Causes and Consequences of Antitrust

The Causes and Consequences of Antitrust
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Author: Fred S. McChesney,William F. Shughart,William F. Shughart II
Pages: 379
ISBN: 0226556344
Release: 1995-03-15
Editor: University of Chicago Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Why has antitrust legislation not lived up to its promise of promoting free-market competition and protecting consumers? Assessing 100 years of antitrust policy in the United States, this book shows that while the antitrust laws claim to serve the public good, they are as vulnerable to the influence of special interest groups as are agricultural, welfare, or health care policies. Presenting classic studies and new empirical research, the authors explain how antitrust caters to self-serving business interests at the expense of the consumer. The contributors are Peter Asch, George Bittlingmayer, Donald J. Boudreaux, Malcolm B. Coate, Louis De Alessi, Thomas J. DiLorenzo, B. Epsen Eckbo, Robert B. Ekelund, Jr., Roger L. Faith, Richard S. Higgins, William E. Kovacic, Donald R. Leavens, William F. Long, Fred S. McChesney, Mike McDonald, Stephen Parker, Richard A. Posner, Paul H. Rubin, Richard Schramm, Joseph J. Seneca, William F. Shughart II, Jon Silverman, George J. Stigler, Robert D. Tollison, Charlie M. Weir, Peggy Wier, and Bruce Yandle.

Law and Public Choice

Law and Public Choice
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Author: Daniel A. Farber,Philip P. Frickey
Pages: 169
ISBN: 0226238113
Release: 2010-07-15
Editor: University of Chicago Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

In Law and Public Choice, Daniel Farber and Philip Frickey present a remarkably rich and accessible introduction to the driving principles of public choice. In this, the first systematic look at the implications of social choice for legal doctrine, Farber and Frickey carefully review both the empirical and theoretical literature about interest group influence and provide a nonmathematical introduction to formal models of legislative action. Ideal for course use, this volume offers a balanced and perceptive analysis and critique of an approach which, within limits, can illuminate the dynamics of government decision-making. “Law and Public Choice is a most valuable contribution to the burgeoning literature. It should be of great interest to lawyers, political scientists, and all others interested in issues at the intersection of government and law.”—Cass R. Sunstein, University of Chicago Law School

Public Vs Private

Public Vs  Private
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Author: Robert N. Gross
Pages: 208
ISBN: 9780190644574
Release: 2018
Editor: Oxford University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Americans today choose from a dizzying array of schools, loosely lumped into categories of "public" and "private." How did these distinctions emerge in the first place, and what do they tell us about the more general relationship in the United States between public authority and private enterprise? In Public vs. Private, Robert N. Gross describes how, more than a century ago, public policies fostered the rise of modern school choice. In the late nineteenth century, American Catholics began constructing rival, urban parochial school systems, an enormous and dramatic undertaking that challenged public school systems' near-monopoly of education. In a nation deeply committed to public education, mass attendance in Catholic schools produced immense conflict. States quickly sought ways to regulate this burgeoning private sector and the competition it produced, even attempting to abolish private education altogether in the 1920s. Ultimately, however, Gross shows how the public policies that resulted produced a stable educational marketplace, where choice flourished. The creation of the educational marketplace that we have inherited today--with systematic alternatives to public schools--was as much a product of public power as of private initiative. Gross also demonstrates that schools have been key sites in the development of the American legal conceptions of "public" and "private." Landmark Supreme Court cases about the state's role in regulating private schools, such as the 1819 Dartmouth v. Woodward decision, helped define and redefine the scope of government power over private enterprise. Judges and public officials gradually blurred the meaning of "public" and "private," contributing to the broader shift in how American governments have used private entities to accomplish public aims. As ever more policies today seek to unleash market forces in education, Americans would do well to learn from the historical relationship between government, markets, and schools.

Resources in Education

Resources in Education
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Author: Anonim
Pages: 329
ISBN: PSU:000068697396
Release: 1990-10
Editor: Unknown

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Public Choice Concepts and Applications in Law

Public Choice Concepts and Applications in Law
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Author: Maxwell L. Stearns,Todd J. Zywicki
Pages: 601
ISBN: STANFORD:36105134481816
Release: 2009
Editor: West Academic Publishing

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Stearns and Zywicki's Public Choice Concepts and Applications in Law is the only course book specifically designed to instruct law students in the discipline of public choice. The book provides a comprehensive but nontechnical overview of interest group theory, social choice theory, game theory, and elementary price theory. It ties these concepts to a wide range of topics in both public and private law. The book contains chapters devoted to each set of methodological tools and specific institutional settings: legislatures, courts, executive branch and bureaus, and constitutions.

Public Goods Public Enterprise Public Choice

Public Goods  Public Enterprise  Public Choice
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Author: Lionel Orchard,Hugh Stretton
Pages: 301
ISBN: 9781349235056
Release: 2016-07-27
Editor: Springer

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

'A brilliant critical and fresh look at the public choice school of thought.' - Paul Streeten This book challenges theories of public goods, public enterprise and public choice on three fronts. Government action reflects wider interests and commitments than just the material self-interest assumed as primary by the three theories. Government contributes to the productivity and quality of the modern mixed economy in ways not captured by theories stressing the inherent superiority of private markets. Lastly, old and new ideas within established traditions of political thought justify government action beyond the libertarian argument for limited government.

Public Choice

Public Choice
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Author: Franklin G. Mixon, Jr.
Pages: 148
ISBN: 9783039212712
Release: 2019-08-06
Editor: MDPI

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue Public Choice that was published in Economies