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Cataloged Resource Summary

 

Title

Public Choice Theory

Author

Jane S. Shaw

Category

Schools of Economic Thought

Type

Article

Description

Public choice theory is a branch of economics that developed from the study of taxation and public spending. This article discusses government action in relation to government failure, underpinnings of public choice theory, and examines public choice economists and how they influence legislation.

URL

http://www.econlib.org/library/Enc/PublicChoiceTheory.html
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