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Competitive Governments: An Economic Theory of Politics and Public Finance Albert Breton

Competitive Governments: An Economic Theory of Politics and Public Finance

Albert Breton

Published September 28th 1998
ISBN : 9780521646284
Paperback
404 pages
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Competitive Governments systematically explores the hypothesis that governments are internally competitive, that they are competitive in their relations with each other and in their relations with other institutions in society which, like them,MoreCompetitive Governments systematically explores the hypothesis that governments are internally competitive, that they are competitive in their relations with each other and in their relations with other institutions in society which, like them, supply consuming households with goods and services. Breton contends that competition not only serves to bring the political system to an equilibrium, but it also leads to a revelation of the households true demand functions for publicly provided goods and services and to the molding of a link between the quantities and the qualities demanded and supplied and the tax prices paid for these goods and services.