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Models of Political Economy

1st Edition

By Hannu Nurmi

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224 pages | 15 B/W Illus.

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Description

Models of Political Economy will introduce students to the basic methodology of political economics. It covers all core theories as well as new developments including:

  • decision theory
  • game theory
  • mechanism design
  • games of asymmetric information.

Hannu Nurmi's text will prove to be invaluable to all students who wish to understand this increasingly technical field.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. What Are We Aiming At? 3. Homo Oeconomicus 4. Economic Man Under Attack 5. Games: Descriptions and Solutions 6. Bargaining and Coalitions 7. Decision-Making in Committees 8. Designing for Elections and Public Goods Provision 9. What Kind of Government? 10. Aspects of Policy Evaluation 11. Homo Oeconomicus: Should We Let Him Go?

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS044000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Microeconomics
BUS069000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / General
POL023000
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Economic Conditions