The Public Choice View of International Political Economy

Frey BS (1983). The Public Choice View of International Political Economy. IIASA Collaborative Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: CP-83-007

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Abstract

This paper surveys the applications of Public Choice theory (that is, the economic approach to politics) to international political economy. The central characteristics and the main theoretical concepts of this approach are discussed and its applications in various problem areas are described. The advantages and disadvantages of the Public Choice viewpoint compared with the traditional (political-science-based) view of international political economy are evaluated. It is concluded that the former approach represents an interesting and worthwhile complement to the latter.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Collaborative Paper)
Research Programs: System and Decision Sciences - Core (SDS)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 01:54
Last Modified: 22 Jul 2016 01:56
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/2375

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