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2020, volume 183, issue 1

Legislative bargaining with costly communication pp. 3-27 Downloads
Anna Merkel and Christoph Vanberg
Can a deportation policy backfire? pp. 29-41 Downloads
Oded Stark and Łukasz Byra
Electoral cycles, partisan effects and US naturalization policies pp. 43-68 Downloads
Marcus Drometer and Romuald Méango
Common pool effects and local public debt in amalgamated municipalities pp. 69-99 Downloads
Benedikt Fritz and Lars Feld
On the stability of U.S. politics: post-sample forecasts and refinements of the Congleton–Shughart models of Social Security and Medicare benefit levels pp. 101-132 Downloads
Roger Congleton, Youngshin Kim and Alexander Marsella
The failure of a Nazi “killer” amendment pp. 133-149 Downloads
Andreas Kleiner and Benny Moldovanu
Extensions of the Simpson voting rule to the committee selection setting pp. 151-185 Downloads
Daniela Bubboloni, Mostapha Diss and Michele Gori
Measuring majority power and veto power of voting rules pp. 187-210 Downloads
Aleksei Y. Kondratev and Alexander S. Nesterov
Paul Dragos Aligica, Peter J. Boettke, and Vlad Tarko: Public governance and the classical-liberal perspective: political economy foundations pp. 211-214 Downloads
Alexander William Salter
Pierre Salmon: Yardstick Competition among Governments: Accountability and Policymaking when Citizens Look Across Borders pp. 215-217 Downloads
Joan Costa-Font
Noel D. Johnson and Mark Koyama, Persecution and toleration: the long road to religious freedom. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2019, xiv + 354 pp, USD 29.99 (paperback) pp. 219-222 Downloads
Vincent Geloso

2020, volume 182, issue 3

Introduction: a symposium on the predatory state pp. 233-242 Downloads
Mehrdad Vahabi
A theory of predatory welfare state and citizen welfare: the French case pp. 243-271 Downloads
Mehrdad Vahabi, Philippe Batifoulier and Nicolas Silva
Regulating quack medicine pp. 273-286 Downloads
Peter Leeson, M. Scott King and Tate J. Fegley
Progressive Democracy: the ideology of the modern predatory state pp. 287-301 Downloads
Randall Holcombe
The development and evolution of predatory-state institutions and organizations: beliefs, violence, conquest, coercion, and rent seeking pp. 303-329 Downloads
Bruce L. Benson
Productive specialization, peaceful cooperation and the problem of the predatory state: lessons from comparative historical political economy pp. 331-352 Downloads
Peter Boettke and Rosolino A. Candela
Wealth-destroying states pp. 353-371 Downloads
Jennifer Murtazashvili and Ilia Murtazashvili
Why did pre-modern states adopt Big-God religions? pp. 373-394 Downloads
Stergios Skaperdas and Samarth Vaidya
Zakat: Islam’s missed opportunity to limit predatory taxation pp. 395-416 Downloads
Timur Kuran
State predation in historical perspective: the case of Ottoman müsadere practice during 1695–1839 pp. 417-442 Downloads
Yasin Arslantaş, Antoine Pietri and Mehrdad Vahabi
Two bandits or more? The case of Viking Age England pp. 443-457 Downloads
Gert Tinggaard Svendsen
Trade and the predatory state: Ricardian exchange with armed competition for resources—a diagrammatic exposition pp. 459-494 Downloads
Martin McGuire
Pareto-minimality in the jungle pp. 495-508 Downloads
Bertrand Crettez

2020, volume 182, issue 1

Better the devil you know? Reelected politicians and policy outcomes under no term limits pp. 1-16 Downloads
Fernando Aragón and Ricardo Pique
Ideology or voters? A quasi-experimental test of why left-wing governments spend more pp. 17-48 Downloads
Benoît Le Maux, Kristýna Dostálová and Fabio Padovano
Unpacking the unknown: a method for identifying status quo distributions pp. 49-72 Downloads
Ryan J. Vander Wielen and Michael J. Vander Wielen
Politicians’ coherence and government debt pp. 73-91 Downloads
Giorgio Bellettini and Paolo Roberti
Silent promotion of agendas: campaign contributions and ideological polarization pp. 93-117 Downloads
Hideo Konishi and Chen-Yu Pan
Selecting the runoff pair pp. 119-137 Downloads
James Green-Armytage and T. Nicolaus Tideman
Rent seeking as an evolving process: the case of the Ancien Régime pp. 139-155 Downloads
Robert Ekelund and Mark Thornton
Correction to: Rent seeking as an evolving process: the case of the Ancien Régime pp. 157-157 Downloads
Robert Ekelund and Mark Thornton
Psychological game theory in public choice pp. 159-180 Downloads
Gregory DeAngelo and Bryan McCannon
A study of triggering events: When do political regimes change? pp. 181-199 Downloads
Martin Paldam
Pot and ladle: a formula for estimating the distribution of seats under the Jefferson–D’Hondt method pp. 201-227 Downloads
Jarosław Flis, Wojciech Słomczyński and Dariusz Stolicki
Michael C. Munger: Tomorrow 3.0: transaction costs and the sharing economy pp. 229-232 Downloads
Diana W. Thomas

2019, volume 181, issue 3

The effects of decentralization on special interest groups pp. 191-213 Downloads
Robert F. Salvino, Gregory Randolph, Geoffrey K. Turnbull and Michael T. Tasto
Government ideology and monetary policy in OECD countries pp. 215-238 Downloads
Dodge Cahan, Luisa Doerr and Niklas Potrafke
Did the fed raise interest rates before elections? pp. 239-273 Downloads
Alexander Dentler
The Coleman–Shapley index: being decisive within the coalition of the interested pp. 275-289 Downloads
André Casajus and Frank Huettner
Political change and turnovers: How do political principals consider organizational, individual, and performance information? pp. 291-308 Downloads
Bong Hwan Kim and Sounman Hong
Fairness and qualitative portfolio allocation in multiparty governments pp. 309-330 Downloads
Alejandro Ecker and Thomas M. Meyer
The effect of incumbency on ideological and valence perceptions of parties in multilevel polities pp. 331-349 Downloads
Susumu Shikano and Dominic Nyhuis
Bargaining in legislatures over private and public goods with endogenous recognition pp. 351-373 Downloads
Hakan Genc and Serkan Küçükşenel
An economic theory of economic analysis: the case of the School of Salamanca pp. 375-397 Downloads
Clara Jace
Identifiability, state repression, and the onset of ethnic conflict pp. 399-422 Downloads
Christine S. Mele and David A. Siegel

2019, volume 181, issue 1

Rent seeking at 52: an introduction to a special issue of public choice pp. 1-4 Downloads
Matthew D. Mitchell
On the emergence of a classic work: a short history of the impact of Gordon Tullock’s Welfare Costs of Tariffs, Monopolies, and Theft pp. 5-12 Downloads
Roger Congleton
Rents and economic development: the perspective of Why Nations Fail pp. 13-28 Downloads
Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson
Is development uniquely modern? Ancient Athens on the doorstep pp. 29-47 Downloads
Federica Carugati, Josiah Ober and Barry R. Weingast
Measuring rent-seeking pp. 49-69 Downloads
David N. Laband and John P. Sophocleus
Rent-seeking in the classroom and textbooks: Where are we after 50 years? pp. 71-82 Downloads
Joshua Hall, Josh Matti and Amir Borges Ferreira Neto
Tullock and the welfare costs of corruption: there is a “political Coase Theorem” pp. 83-100 Downloads
Michael Munger
A culture of rent seeking pp. 101-126 Downloads
Ginny Seung Choi and Virgil Henry Storr
Transitional gains and rent extraction pp. 127-139 Downloads
Randall Holcombe
The efficiency of regulatory arbitrage pp. 141-166 Downloads
Vlad Tarko and Andrew Farrant
Uncontestable favoritism pp. 167-190 Downloads
Matthew D. Mitchell
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