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The Resource Incentives and political economy, Jean-Jacques Laffont

Incentives and political economy, Jean-Jacques Laffont

Label
Incentives and political economy
Title
Incentives and political economy
Statement of responsibility
Jean-Jacques Laffont
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Mainstream political economy has recognised only recently the necessity to incorporate political constraints into economic analysis intended for policy advisors. This text uses advances in contract theory to build a normative constitutional approach
Cataloging source
BDS
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1947-2004
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Laffont, Jean-Jacques
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Clarendon lectures in economics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Incentives in industry
  • Industrial policy
  • Subsidies
  • Industrial promotion
  • Commercial policy
  • Economic policy
  • Policy sciences
Label
Incentives and political economy, Jean-Jacques Laffont
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Series statement appears on jacket
  • Based on material used by the author in the 1997 Clarendon lectures
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • I.
  • Politicians as Informed Supervisors.
  • p. 15
  • 2.
  • Complete Contract Approach to Constitutional Design.
  • p. 17
  • 3.
  • Incentive Theory of the Separation of Powers.
  • p. 46
  • 4.
  • Checks and Balances.
  • p. 73
  • II.
  • Flexibility Versus Discretion in Constitutional Design.
  • p. 99
  • 5.
  • Political Economy and Industrial Policy.
  • p. 101
  • 6.
  • Political Economy and the Marginal Cost Pricing Controversy.
  • p. 129
  • 7.
  • Toward a Political Theory of the Emergence of Environmental Incentive Regulation.
  • p. 154
  • III.
  • Coalition Formation and Constitutional Design.
  • p. 179
  • 8.
  • Optimal Constitutional Response to Coalition Formation.
  • p. 181
  • 9.
  • Collusion and Decentralization.
  • p. 207
  • 10.
  • Concluding Remarks.
  • p. 225
  • App.: Translations of Passages Quoted in French.
  • p. 228
  • References.
  • p. 231
  • Index.
  • p. 243
Control code
070013786447
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 257 p.
Isbn
9780199248681
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Incentives and political economy, Jean-Jacques Laffont
Publication
Note
  • Series statement appears on jacket
  • Based on material used by the author in the 1997 Clarendon lectures
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • 1.
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • I.
  • Politicians as Informed Supervisors.
  • p. 15
  • 2.
  • Complete Contract Approach to Constitutional Design.
  • p. 17
  • 3.
  • Incentive Theory of the Separation of Powers.
  • p. 46
  • 4.
  • Checks and Balances.
  • p. 73
  • II.
  • Flexibility Versus Discretion in Constitutional Design.
  • p. 99
  • 5.
  • Political Economy and Industrial Policy.
  • p. 101
  • 6.
  • Political Economy and the Marginal Cost Pricing Controversy.
  • p. 129
  • 7.
  • Toward a Political Theory of the Emergence of Environmental Incentive Regulation.
  • p. 154
  • III.
  • Coalition Formation and Constitutional Design.
  • p. 179
  • 8.
  • Optimal Constitutional Response to Coalition Formation.
  • p. 181
  • 9.
  • Collusion and Decentralization.
  • p. 207
  • 10.
  • Concluding Remarks.
  • p. 225
  • App.: Translations of Passages Quoted in French.
  • p. 228
  • References.
  • p. 231
  • Index.
  • p. 243
Control code
070013786447
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 257 p.
Isbn
9780199248681
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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