Journals Higher Education



10 August 2006

280 Pages

ISBN: 9780199271504

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Principled Agents?

The Political Economy of Good Government

Timothy Besley

The Lindahl Lectures

  • Applies simple economic models to political activities in an effort to explain the pre-conditions of good governance.
  • Provide students with an introduction to the most up-to-date thinking in the study of incentive problems in politics.
  • Multidisciplinary approach blends ideas from politics and economics.

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