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Publisher Description

Providing students of economics, politics, and policy with a concise explanation of public choice, markets, property, and political and economic processes, this record identifies what kinds of actions are beyond the ability of government. Combining public choice with studies of the value of property rights, markets, and institutions, this account produces a much different picture of modern political economy than the one accepted by mainstream political scientists and welfare economists. It demonstrates that when citizens request that their governments do more than it is possible, net benefits are reduced, costs are increased, and wealth and freedom are diminished. Solutions are also suggested with the goal to improve the lot of those who should be the ultimate sovereigns in a democracy: the citizens.

GENRE
Politics & Current Events
RELEASED
2011
September 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
384
Pages
PUBLISHER
Independent Institute
SELLER
Chicago Review Press, Inc. DBA Independent Publishers Group
SIZE
1.9
MB