Models of Political Economy by Hannu NurmiModels of Political Economy by Hannu Nurmi

Models of Political Economy

byHannu NurmiEditorHannu Nurmi

Hardcover | December 6, 2006

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Models of Political Economy will introduce students to the basic methodology of political economics. It covers all core theories as well as new developments including:

  • decision theory
  • game theory
  • mechanism design
  • games of asymmetric information.

Hannu Nurmi's text will prove to be invaluable to all students who wish to understand this increasingly technical field.

Title:Models of Political EconomyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.8 inPublished:December 6, 2006Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415327059

ISBN - 13:9780415327053


Table of Contents

1. Introduction  2. What Are We Aiming At?  3. Homo Oeconomicus  4. Economic Man Under Attack  5. Games: Descriptions and Solutions  6. Bargaining and Coalitions  7. Decision-Making in Committees  8. Designing for Elections and Public Goods Provision  9. What Kind of Government?  10. Aspects of Policy Evaluation  11. Homo Oeconomicus: Should We Let Him Go?