The calculus of consent: logical foundations of constitutional democracy

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University of Michigan Press, Jan 1, 1962 - Democracy - 361 pages
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Interesting Quotes: "[I]t is especially surprising that the discussion about externality in the literature of welfare economics has been centered on the external costs expected to result from *private ... Read full review

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I really enjoyed Buchanan and Tullock's original (at the time) insight on public choice theory. They were among the founders of the theory and introduced the concept of government failure (as opposed ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
3
a The Individualistic Postulate
11
if Individual Rationality in Social Choice
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