This reference work provides a thorough account of the public choice approach to economics and politics. It conatins discussions of both old and contemporary problems, including work by the "founding fathers" of the field as well as by younger scholars. It also reviews the literature of public choice, highlighting the common ground between all rational choice approaches to politics and demonstrating the impact of the theory on economics, political science, philosophy and sociology. The work draws together the ideas, analytical methods and empirical research in the field of public choice.
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd