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(p. 1215) Political Economy

(p. 1215) Political Economy

    • About the Contributors xiii

  • Part I Introduction

    1. 1. The Reach of Political Economy 3

      Barry R. Weingast & Donald A. Wittman

  • Part II Voters, Candidates, and Pressure Groups

    1. 2. Voters, Candidates, and Parties 29

      Stephen Ansolabehere

    2. 3. Rational Voters and Political Advertising 50

      Andrea Prat

    3. 4. Candidate Objectives and Electoral Equilibrium 64

      John Duggan

    4. 5. Political Income Redistribution 84

      John Londregan

    5. 6. The Impact of Electoral Laws on Political Parties 102

      Bernard Grofman

  • Part III Legislative Bodies

    1. 7. Legislatures and Parliaments in Comparative Context 121

      Michael Laver

    2. 8. The Organization of Democratic Legislatures 141

      Gary W. Cox

    3. 9. Coalition Government 162

      Daniel Diermeier

    4. 10. Does Bicameralism Matter? 180

      Michael Cutrone & Nolan McCarty

  • (p. 1216) Part IV Interaction of the Legislature, President, Bureaucracy, and the Courts

    1. 11. The New Separation-of-Powers Approach to American Politics 199

      Rui J. P. de Figueiredo, Jr., Tonja Jacobi & Barry R. Weingast

    2. 12. Pivots 223

      Keith Krehbiel

    3. 13. The Political Economy of the US Presidency 241

      Charles M. Cameron

    4. 14. Politics, Delegation, and Bureaucracy 256

      John D. Huber & Charles R. Shipan

    5. 15. The Judiciary and the Role of Law 273

      Mathew D. McCubbins & Daniel B. Rodriguez

  • Part V Constitutional Theory

    1. 16. Constitutionalism 289

      Russell Hardin

    2. 17. Self-Enforcing Democracy 312

      Adam Przeworski

    3. 18. Constitutions as Expressive Documents 329

      Geoffrey Brennan & Alan Hamlin

    4. 19. The Protection of Liberty, Property, and Equality 342

      Richard A. Epstein

    5. 20. Federalism 357

      Jonathan A. Rodden

  • Part VI Social Choice

    1. 21. Social Choice 373

      Hervé Moulin

    2. 22. A Tool Kit for Voting Theory 390

      Donald G. Saari

    3. (p. 1217) 23. Interpersonal Comparisons of Well-being 408

      Charles Blackorby & Walter Bossert

    4. 24. Fair Division 425

      Steven J. Brams

  • Part VII Public Finance and Public Economics

    1. 25. Structure and Coherence in the Political Economy of Public Finance 441

      Stanley L. Winer & Walter Hettich

    2. 26. Political Economy of Fiscal Institutions 464

      Jürgen von Hagen

    3. 27. Voting and Efficient Public Good Mechanisms 479

      John Ledyard

    4. 28. Fiscal Competition 502

      David E. Wildasin

  • Part VIII Politics and Macroeconomics

    1. 29. The Non-Politics of Monetary Policy 523

      Susanne Lohmann

    2. 30. Political-Economic Cycles 545

      Robert J. Franzese, Jr. & Karen Long Jusko

    3. 31. Voting and the Macroeconomy 565

      Douglas A. Hibbs, Jr.

    4. 32. The Political Economy of Exchange Rates 587

      J. Lawrence Broz & Jeffry A. Frieden

  • Part IX Democracy and Capitalism

    1. 33. Capitalism and Democracy 601

      Torben Iversen

    2. 34. Inequality 624

      Edward L. Glaeser

    3. (p. 1218) 35. Comparative Perspectives on the Role of the State in the Economy 642

      Anne Wren

    4. 36. Democratization: Post-Communist Implications 656

      Anna Grzymala-Busse & Pauline Jones Luong

  • Part X Historical and Comparative Development and Nondemocratic Regimes

    1. 37. Paths of Economic and Political Development 673

      Daron Acemoglu & James A. Robinson

    2. 38. Authoritarian Government 693

      Stephen Haber

    3. 39. The Role of the State in Development 708

      Robert H. Bates

    4. 40. Electoral Systems and Economic Policy 723

      Torsten Persson & Guido Tabellini

    5. 41. Economic Geography 739

      Anthony J. Venables

  • Part XI International Political Economy

    1. 42. International Political Economy: A Maturing Interdiscipline 757

      David A. Lake

    2. 43. National Borders and the Size of Nations 778

      Enrico Spolaore

    3. 44. European Integration 799

      Barry Eichengreen

    4. 45. Trade, Immigration, and Cross-Border Investment 814

      Ronald Rogowski

  • (p. 1219) Part XII International Relations and Conflict

    1. 46. Central Issues in the Study of International Conflict 831

      Bruce Bueno de Mesquita

    2. 47. Ethnic Mobilization and Ethnic Violence 852

      James D. Fearon

    3. 48. Democracy, Peace, and War 869

      Dan Reiter & Allan C. Stam

    4. 49. Anarchy 881

      Stergios Skaperdas

  • Part XIII Methodological Issues

    1. 50. Economic Methods in Positive Political Theory 899

      David Austen-Smith

    2. 51. Laboratory Experiments 915

      Thomas R. Palfrey

    3. 52. The Tool Kit of Economic Sociology 937

      Richard Swedberg

    4. 53. The Evolutionary Basis of Collective Action 951

      Samuel Bowles & Herbert Gintis

  • Part XIV Old and New

    1. 51. Questions about a Paradox 971

      Kenneth J. Arrow

    2. 55. Politics and Scientific Enquiry: Retrospective on a Half-century 980

      James M. Buchanan

    3. 56. The Future of Analytical Politics 996

      Melvin J. Hinich

    4. 57. What is Missing from Political Economy 1003

      Douglass C. North

    5. (p. 1220) 58. Modeling Party Competition in General Elections 1010

      John E. Roemer

    6. 59. Old Questions and New Answers about Institutions: The Riker Objection Revisited 1031

      Kenneth A. Shepsle

  • Author Index 1050

  • Subject Index 1066