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Landmark papers in economics, politics and law / selected by James M. Buchanan

Secondary Author Buchanan, James M., 1919- Country Reino Unido. Publication Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing, cop. 2001 Description XII, 639 p. ; 25 cm Series The foundation of 20th century economics , 4 An Elgar reference collection ISBN 1-84064-472-9 CDU 330
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

James Buchanan has been a key figure in the integration of the analysis of political decision-making into the corpus of economic theory, the source for what is now called 'public choice economics'. This notable volume seeks to identify for future generations the landmark contributions to this area made in the twentieth century.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Acknowledgements (p. vii)
  • Foreword (p. ix)
  • Preface (p. xi)
  • 1. 'Uncertainty, Evolution, and Economic Theory', Journal of Political Economy, LVIII (3), June, 211-21 (1950) (p. 1)
  • 2. 'Some Economics of Property Rights', in Economic Forces at Work, Chapter 5, Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 127-49 (1977) (p. 12)
  • 3. 'The Ethics of Competition', Quarterly Journal of Economics, XXXVII, August, 579-624 (1923) (p. 35)
  • 4. 'Some Fallacies in the Interpretation of Social Cost', Quarterly Journal of Economics, 38 (4), August, 582-606 (1924) (p. 81)
  • 5. 'The Ricardian Theory of Production and Distribution', Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science, February, 3-25 and May, 171-96 (1935) (p. 106)
  • 6. Economics in the United States of America: A Review and Interpretation of Research, Paris: UNESCO, 9-62 (1956) (p. 155)
  • 7. 'Increasing Returns and Economic Progress', Economic Journal, XXXVIII (152), December, 527-42 (1928) (p. 209)
  • 8. A Positive Program for Laissez Faire: Some Proposals for a Liberal Economic Policy, Public Policy Pamphlet Number 15, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1-40 (1934) (p. 225)
  • 9. 'Rules versus Authorities in Monetary Policy', Journal of Political Economy, 44 (1), February, 1-30 (1936) (p. 265)
  • 10. 'The Interpretation of Voting in the Allocation of Economic Resources', Quarterly Journal of Economics, LVIII, November, 27-48 (1944) (p. 295)
  • 11. 'The Pure Theory of Public Expenditure', Review of Economics and Statistics, XXXVI, November, 387-9 (1954) (p. 317)
  • 12. 'The Marshallian Demand Curve', Journal of Political Economy, LVII (6), December, 463-95 (1949) (p. 320)
  • 13. 'The Role of Monetary Policy', American Economic Review, LVIII (1), March, 1-17 (1968) (p. 353)
  • 14. 'The Nature of the Firm', Economica, IV (New Series), November, 386-405 (1937) (p. 370)
  • 15. 'The Problem of Social Cost', Journal of Law and Economics, III, October, 1-44 (1960) (p. 390)
  • 16. 'The Use of Knowledge in Society', American Economic Review, XXXV (4), September, 519-30 (1945) (p. 434)
  • 17. 'The Economics of Information', Journal of Political Economy, LXIX (3), June, 213-25 (1961) (p. 446)
  • 18. 'On Welfare Theory and Pareto Regions', International Economic Papers, 9, 39-92 (1959) (p. 459)
  • 19. 'The Impossibility of a Paretian Liberal', Journal of Political Economy, 78 (1), January/February, 152-7 (1970) (p. 513)
  • 20. 'On the Rationale of Group Decision-Making', Journal of Political Economy, LVI (1), February, 23-34 (1948) (p. 519)
  • 21. 'Problems of Majority Voting', Journal of Political Economy, LXVII (6), December, 571-9 (1959) (p. 531)
  • 22. 'The Welfare Costs of Tariffs, Monopolies, and Theft', Western Economic Journal, V, June, 224-32 (1967) (p. 540)
  • 23. 'Uncertainty, Costs, and Collectivist Economic Planning', Economica, XX (78) (New Series), May, 118-28 (1953) (p. 549)
  • 24. 'The Theory of Public Utility Price--An Empty Box', Oxford Economic Papers, 9 (1) (New Series), February, 56-74 (1957) (p. 560)
  • 25. 'Risk and the Social Rate of Discount', American Economic Review, LX (1), March, 195-8 (1970) (p. 579)
  • 26. 'Macroeconomics of Unbalanced Growth: The Anatomy of Urban Crisis', American Economic Review, LVII (3), June, 415-26 (1967) (p. 583)
  • 27. 'A Notion of Equilibrium and Its Possibility Under Majority Rule', American Economic Review, LVII (4), September, 787-806 (1967) (p. 595)
  • 28. 'Separation of the Redistributive and Allocative Functions of Government: A Public Choice Perspective', Journal of Public Economics, 24 (3), August, 373-80 (1984) (p. 615)
  • 29. 'The Political Economy of the Rent-Seeking Society', American Economic Review, LXIV (3), June, 291-303 (1974) (p. 623)
  • Name Index (p. 637)

Author notes provided by Syndetics

Edited by the late James M. Buchanan, former Distinguished Professor Emeritus, George Mason University and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Advisory General Director, Center for Study of Public Choice, George Mason University, USRecipient of the 1986 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences.

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