Madmen, Intellectuals, and Academic Scribblers: The Economic Engine of Political Change

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"Ideas matter. "Madmen," with its engaging stories, is perfect for anyone interested in public policy, or how our world could be a better place. Read it, and assign it to your class."--Tyler Cowen, George Mason University, blogger at The Marginal Revolution, and author of "Discover Your Inner Economist"

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"[T]his book offers a very interesting account of the interplay between ideas and policy. I recommend it highly."--Lawrence W. Kenny, University of Florida

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Edward J. Lopez, Wayne A. Leighton
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Descripción Stanford University Press, United States, 2014. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 226 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Madmen, Intellectuals, and Academic Scribblers presents a simple, economic framework for understanding the systematic causes of political change. Wayne A. Leighton and Edward J. Lopez take up three interrelated questions: Why do democracies generate policies that impose net costs on society? Why do such policies persist over long periods of time, even if they are known to be socially wasteful and better alternatives exist? And, why do certain wasteful policies eventually get repealed, while others endure? The authors examine these questions through familiar policies in contemporary American politics, but also draw on examples from around the world and throughout history. Assuming that incentives drive people s decisions, the book matches up three key ingredients-ideas, rules, and incentives-with the characters who make political waves: madmen in authority (such as Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Margaret Thatcher), intellectuals (like Jon Stewart and George Will), and academic scribblers (in the vein of Friedrich Hayek and John Maynard Keynes).Political change happens when these characters notice holes in the structure of ideas, institutions, and incentives, and then act as entrepreneurs to shake up the status quo. Nº de ref. de la librería AAJ9780804793391

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Edward J. Lopez, Wayne A. Leighton
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Descripción Stanford University Press, United States, 2014. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 226 x 152 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Madmen, Intellectuals, and Academic Scribblers presents a simple, economic framework for understanding the systematic causes of political change. Wayne A. Leighton and Edward J. Lopez take up three interrelated questions: Why do democracies generate policies that impose net costs on society? Why do such policies persist over long periods of time, even if they are known to be socially wasteful and better alternatives exist? And, why do certain wasteful policies eventually get repealed, while others endure? The authors examine these questions through familiar policies in contemporary American politics, but also draw on examples from around the world and throughout history. Assuming that incentives drive people s decisions, the book matches up three key ingredients-ideas, rules, and incentives-with the characters who make political waves: madmen in authority (such as Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Margaret Thatcher), intellectuals (like Jon Stewart and George Will), and academic scribblers (in the vein of Friedrich Hayek and John Maynard Keynes).Political change happens when these characters notice holes in the structure of ideas, institutions, and incentives, and then act as entrepreneurs to shake up the status quo. Nº de ref. de la librería AAJ9780804793391

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Descripción Stanford University Press. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW, Madmen, Intellectuals, and Academic Scribblers: The Economic Engine of Political Change, Edward J. Lopez, Wayne Leighton, "Madmen, Intellectuals, and Academic Scribblers" presents a simple, economic framework for understanding the systematic causes of political change. Wayne A. Leighton and Edward J. Lopez take up three interrelated questions: Why do democracies generate policies that impose net costs on society? Why do such policies persist over long periods of time, even if they are known to be socially wasteful and better alternatives exist? And, why do certain wasteful policies eventually get repealed, while others endure? The authors examine these questions through familiar policies in contemporary American politics, but also draw on examples from around the world and throughout history. Assuming that incentives drive people's decisions, the book matches up three key ingredientsideas, rules, and incentiveswith the characters who make political waves: "madmen" in authority (such as Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Margaret Thatcher), "intellectuals" (like Jon Stewart and George Will), and "academic scribblers" (in the vein of Friedrich Hayek and John Maynard Keynes). Political change happens when these characters notice holes in the structure of ideas, institutions, and incentives, and then act as entrepreneurs to shake up the status quo. ". Nº de ref. de la librería B9780804793391

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Descripción Stanford Economics and Finance. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Paperback. 224 pages. Dimensions: 8.9in. x 6.0in. x 0.8in.Madmen, Intellectuals, and Academic Scribblers presents a simple, economic framework for understanding the systematic causes of political change. Wayne A. Leighton and Edward J. Lpez take up three interrelated questions: Why do democracies generate policies that impose net costs on society Why do such policies persist over long periods of time, even if they are known to be socially wasteful and better alternatives exist And, why do certain wasteful policies eventually get repealed, while others endure The authors examine these questions through familiar policies in contemporary American politics, but also draw on examples from around the world and throughout history. Assuming that incentives drive peoples decisions, the book matches up three key ingredientsideas, rules, and incentiveswith the characters who make political waves: madmen in authority (such as Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Margaret Thatcher), intellectuals (like Jon Stewart and George Will), and academic scribblers (in the vein of Friedrich Hayek and John Maynard Keynes). Political change happens when these characters notice holes in the structure of ideas, institutions, and incentives, and then act as entrepreneurs to shake up the status quo. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Nº de ref. de la librería 9780804793391

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