Rethinking the Progressive Agenda

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Simon and Schuster, Aug 23, 1993 - History - 316 pages
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Rose-Ackerman sees recent advances in law and economics as an opportunity to tackle some of the failings of the US state. She proposes a progressive and positive agenda of reform rather than simple reduction or expansion of existing functions and services.

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Susan Rose-Ackerman is the Henry R. Luce Professor of Jurisprudence (Law and Political Science) at Yale University. She has also taught at the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University. She has held Guggenheim and Fulbright Fellowships and has been a Research Fellow at the World Bank, the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (Stanford, CA), the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (Austria), and Collegium Budapest. Professor Rose-Ackerman is the author of Corruption and Government: Causes, Consequences and Reform (Cambridge University Press, 1999, with subsequent translations into nine languages), Controlling Environmental Policy and The Nonprofit Enterprise in Market Economies. She is one of the editors of Building a Trustworthy State in Post-Socialist Transition and Creating Social Trust in Post-Socialist Transition. Both these books as well as From Elections to Democracy are products of the project, Honesty and Trust in Post-Socialist Transition, jointly organized by the author and J nos Kornai at Collegium Budapest. Professor Rose-Ackerman has also published widely in law, economics and policy journals. Her research interests include comparative regulatory law and policy, the political economy of corruption, public policy and administrative law, and law and economics.

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