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Principled agents? : The political economy of good government / Timothy Besley.

By: Besley, Timothy.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009Description: xiv, 266 p.; grf.; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780199283910 (pbk.); 0199283915 (pbk.).Subject(s): Agent (Philosophy) | Motivation (Psychology) | Etmen (Felsefe) | Kamu verimliliği | Government productivity | Devlet yönetimi | Motivasyon (Psikoloji) | Politik bilimler | Policy sciences | Public administration
Contents:
1 COMPETING VIEWS OF GOVERNMENT; The issues; This book; Background; Economic Policy Making; Political Economy; Incentives and Selection in Politics; Concluding Comments; 2 THE ANATOMY OF GOVERNMENT FAILURE; Introduction; Three Notions of Government Failure; The Basic Model; Government Failure; Democratic Political Failures; A Dynamic Model; Government Failure in the Dynamic Model; Responses to Political Failure; Concluding Comments; 3 POLITICAL AGENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY; Introduction; Elements of Political Agency Models; The Baseline Model; Extensions; Discussion; Concluding Comments; 4 POLITICAL AGENCY AND PUBLIC FINANCE; Introduction; The Model; Three Scenarios; Implications; Restraining Government; Debt and Deficits; Governments versus NGOs; Competence; Conclusions
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JF1351 .B47 2009 (Browse shelf) 1 1 Available 0040643

Originally published: 2006.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1 COMPETING VIEWS OF GOVERNMENT; The issues; This book; Background; Economic Policy Making; Political Economy; Incentives and Selection in Politics; Concluding Comments; 2 THE ANATOMY OF GOVERNMENT FAILURE; Introduction; Three Notions of Government Failure; The Basic Model; Government Failure; Democratic Political Failures; A Dynamic Model; Government Failure in the Dynamic Model; Responses to Political Failure; Concluding Comments; 3 POLITICAL AGENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY; Introduction; Elements of Political Agency Models; The Baseline Model; Extensions; Discussion; Concluding Comments; 4 POLITICAL AGENCY AND PUBLIC FINANCE; Introduction; The Model; Three Scenarios; Implications; Restraining Government; Debt and Deficits; Governments versus NGOs; Competence; Conclusions

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