9781441195753

James M. Buchanan

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  • ISBN13:

    9781441195753

  • ISBN10:

    1441195750

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-08-01
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

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Summary

James McGill Buchanan (B. 1919) is an American economist best known for his public choice theory. The founder of a new Virginia school of political economy, he has written extensively on subjects including public finance, macroeconomics, and libertarian theory. Buchanan's theory offered a basis for conservative political endeavors such as a constitutional amendment to balance the federal budget. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1986.

Author Biography

Dr Meadowcroft is Lecturer in Public Policy at King's College London and the author of The Ethics of the Market (Palgrave, 2005) and co-author of Rescuing Social Capital from Social Democracy (Institute of Economic Affairs, 2007).

Table of Contents

1. Buchanan's Intellectual Biography \ 2. Buchanan's Ideas \  3. The Reception and Influence of Buchanan's Work \ 4. The Continuing and Future Relevance of Buchanan's Ideas \ Bibliography \ Index

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