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Government: Whose Obedient Servant?
A Primer in Public Choice

By Gordon Tullock et al.
October 2000
The Institute of Economic Affairs
ISBN: 0-255-36482-2
200 Pages
$23.50 Paper Original

In this book, three economists provide an account of the theory of public choice and its applications without the technical jargon which makes it difficult for newcomers to appreciate the importance of this branch of economics. Contents include: Voting Paradoxes; Logrolling; The Cost of Rent Seeking; Internet Governance; Applying Public Choice to Environmental Policy; Over-Dependence on the Welfare State; The Political Fate of Economic Federalism; and others.

Political Science
Series: IEA Readings 51