Besley and. Ghatak () develop a model of agent motivation in which the extent to which agents take care depends on the extent to which they agree with the. Principled Agents? The Political Economy of Good Government. By TIMOTHY BESLEY. SCOTT ASHWORTH. Princeton University. Search for. Besley, Timothy () Principled agents?: the political economy of good government. The Lindahl lectures. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

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But should these issues be studied against a background of purely self-interested public servants? These questions and many more are addressed in Timothy Besley’s intriguing Lindahl lectures. It should be read by all beslfy who want to understand what it is that brings about good government.

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To purchase, visit your preferred ebook provider. Catalogue Persistent Identifier https: Can I get a copy? End Matter References Index. Can their motivation be harnessed in the public interest? The Political Economy of Good Government Timothy Besley The Lindahl Lectures Mainstream policy economics now pays more attention to the delivery of policy outcomes and how incentives and institutional change shape the effectiveness of government. New search User lists Site feedback Ask a librarian Help.

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