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Alois Stutzer Recommends "Political Selection" by Timothy Besley

Stutzer, Alois. (2019) Alois Stutzer Recommends "Political Selection" by Timothy Besley. In: 21st century economics. Cham, pp. 125-126.

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Abstract

When a gulf opens up between citizens and politicians, as some diagnose for Western democracies these days, competitive elections are traditionally seen as a sanctioning mechanism that retrospective voters as principals use to tame their agents. In his contribution entitled "Political Selection", Tim Besley greatly complements this view with a rich set of considerations and ideas. He emphasizes that the delegation problem should also be addressed by focusing on selecting competent and honest people into public office.
Faculties and Departments:06 Faculty of Business and Economics > Departement Wirtschaftswissenschaften > Professuren Wirtschaftswissenschaften > Politische ├ľkonomie (Stutzer)
UniBasel Contributors:Stutzer, Alois
Item Type:Book Section
Book Section Subtype:Further Contribution in a Book
Publisher:Springer
ISBN:978-3-030-17739-3
e-ISBN:978-3-030-17740-9
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Book item
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Deposited On:17 Dec 2019 10:42

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