The Design and Use of Political Economy Indicators: Challenges of Definition, Aggregation, and…

Hardcover | December 12, 2008

EditorK. Banaian, B. Roberts

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This edited volume seeks to provide a critical and technical look at international political economy indices (PEIs). It examines measurement issues, relates PEIs to economic theory, and suggests better measures than those currently used.

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This edited volume seeks to provide a critical and technical look at international political economy indices (PEIs). It examines measurement issues, relates PEIs to economic theory, and suggests better measures than those currently used.

King Banaian is a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Economics at St. Cloud State University. Bryan Roberts is a Program Manager for the Department of Homeland Security.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:December 12, 2008Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan USLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230600832

ISBN - 13:9780230600836

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Table of Contents

The Challenges of Measurement in Political Economy * Trade Measures * Central Bank Independence * Fiscal Policy * Capital Controls * Welfare: Human Development and Happiness * Economic Freedom * Property Rights * Rule of Law * The Use of PEIs in Economic Policymaking * The Construction of PEIs in Public Discourse * Political Economy Measurement: An Agenda for Change