Besley, Timothy.

Principled agents? the political economy of good government / [electronic resource] : Timothy Besley. - Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007. - 1 online resource (xi, 266 p.) : ill.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Mainstream policy economics now pays more attention to the delivery of policy outcomes and how incentives and institutional change shape the effectiveness of government. But should these issues be studied against a background of purely self-interested public servants? This book explores this question and more.

9780191700279 (ebook) : No price

Public administration.
Agent (Philosophy)
Motivation (Psychology)
Policy sciences.



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