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The myth of the rational voter : why democracies choose bad policies /

Bryan Caplan.

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Main Author: Caplan, Bryan Douglas
Published: Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2007.
Topics: Economic policy. | Democracy. | Political sociology. | Representative government and representation. | Rationalism. | Kiesgedrag. | Irrationaliteit. | Bias. | Economische politiek. | Democratie.
Regions: Verenigde Staten.
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Introduction. The paradox of democracy -- ch. 1. Beyond the miracle of aggregation -- ch. 2. Systematically biased beliefs about economics -- ch. 3. Evidence from the survey of Americans and economists on the economy -- ch. 4. Classical public choice and the failure of rational ignorance -- ch. 5. Rational irrationality -- ch. 6. From irrationality to policy -- ch. 7. Irrationality and the supply side of politics -- ch. 8. "Market fundamentalism" versus the religion of democracy -- ch. 9. Conclusion. In praise of the study of folly.
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