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An economic analysis of democracy

by Randall G. Holcombe

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Published by Southern Illinois University Press in Carbondale .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public administration -- Decision making.,
  • Finance, Public -- Decision making.,
  • Voting.,
  • Democracy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRandall G. Holcombe.
    SeriesPolitical and social economy
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJF1525.D4 H65 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 269 p. ;
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2860784M
    ISBN 100809312115
    LC Control Number84023584

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An Economic Analysis of Democracy (POLITICAL AND SOCIAL ECONOMY) [Professor Randall G. Holcombe] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Democratic decisions determine the al­location of resources through the public sector. Holcombe uses the median voter model An economic analysis of democracy book a baseCited by: The goal of this book is to develop an economic model of the way in which a representative democracy allocates resources.

Readers familiar with earlier writing on the subject willundoubtedly notice the similarity between the title of the present volume and the title of Anthony Downs book An Economic Theory of Democracy. the similarity extends to more than. This book, first published insummarises the history and organisation of the group of co-operatives centred in Mondragon.

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An economic analysis of democracy. Electronic books Modellen (vorm) Additional Physical Format: Print version: Holcombe, Randall G. Economic analysis of democracy. Carbondale, Ill.: Southern Illinois University Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors.

An Economic Theory of Democracy is a treatise of economics written by Anthony Downs, published in The book set forth a model with precise conditions under which economic theory could be applied to non-market political decision-making. It also suggested areas of empirical research that could be tested to confirm the validity of his conclusions in the model.

AN ECONOMIC THEORY OF POLITICAL ACTION IN A DEMOCRACY must always commit itself on each issue before the opposition parties do. Since it is in power, it must act whenever the oc- casion for a decision arises, if failure to respond is counted as a form of action.

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Oligarchy Versus Democracy, Democratization, Political Instability and Coups. The title of this book is misleading. It is a book about economics and economic theory, but not about economic analyses, or econometrics.

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As such this will be an ideal companion to his famous book An Economic Theory of Democracy. In this collection, Anthony Downs shows how a rational analyst can apply common sense and the lessons of practical experience to the most fundamental and difficult aspects of the political theory of democracy.

The idea that equality of opportunity can be maintained through political democracy alone has long been challenged by socialists and others, who insist that economic democracy through economic equality and public ownership of the major means of production is the only foundation upon which a true political democracy can be erected.

As an ideal, democracy aims essentially to preserve and promote the dignity and fundamental rights of the individual, to achieve social justice, foster the economic and social develop­ ment of the community, strengthen the cohesion of society and enhance national tranquillity, as well as to create a climate that is.

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The volumes in this set, originally published between anddraw together research by leading academics in the area of employee ownership and economic democracy, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. What effects does political democracy have on such development outcomes as economic growth and socioeconomic equality.

Competing theoretical models have been proposed that represent each of the possibilities: democracy as facilitating development, democracy as a hindrance to development, and democracy as bearing no independent relationship to.

At the time of his death inJoseph Schumpeter--one of the great economists of the first half of the 20th century--was working on his monumental History of Economic Analysis.

A complete history of efforts to understand the subject of economics from ancient Greece to the present, this book is an important contribution to the history of ideas as well as to economics.

political, economic, and cultural life of society. Democracies conduct regular free and fair elections open to citizens of voting age.

Citizens in a democracy have not only rights, but also the responsi-bility to participate in the political system that, in turn, protects their rights and free-doms. Democratic societies are committed to the values. One of its inaugural offerings is reissuing a Harvard-Tufts manifesto, An Economic Program for American Democracy.

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'Democracy, Market Economics, and Development' evaluates the extent to which democracy is necessary to the achievement of sustainable development in Asia.

A selection of papers by distinguished contributors including Amartya Sen, Joseph Stiglitz, and Francis Fukuyama are included in this volume. This book argues that democracy and markets are complementary and that democracy .'Tilly presents the book as the 'culmination and synthesis' (p.

xii) of his democratisation work and its final pages contain a provocative challenge to those in the democratisation business. those interested in promoting democracy should focus on supporting the three process-based developments he identifies.