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Tullock, Gordon

Works: 295 works in 1,222 publications in 6 languages and 24,397 library holdings
Genres: Military history  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Author of introduction, htt, Other
Classifications: JC423, 321.8
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Gordon Tullock
The calculus of consent, logical foundations of constitutional democracy by James M Buchanan( Book )

150 editions published between 1960 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 1,978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Open secrets of American foreign policy by Gordon Tullock( )

14 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book provides an analysis of the political, economic and military history of American foreign policy, with the aim of divulging important details that most people have either never learned or forgotten - hence the phrase "open secrets". Covering events such as the attack on Pearl Harbor and the American Revolution, as well as American involvement in the Korean War and the collapse of Nationalist China, this book debunks a number of myths held by most people regarding US foreign policy, revealing some surprising conclusions."--Jacket
American foreign affairs : a compact history by Gordon Tullock( )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book provides a compact history of the gradual development of the US into a great power. Most histories of US foreign policy and development concentrate either on economic growth or on relations with the major powers outside the continental United States. This book, however, emphasizes the longstanding conflict between the US and the American Indians and Mexico, and how the development of the United States as a great power depended primarily on its seizure of large areas of land from their previous inhabitants. Covering Christopher Columbus's famous voyage and US colonial policy up to World War II, the book explains (at times controversially) how the US became a large land area, which proved to be an indispensable tool in its becoming a great power."--Jacket
Public goods, redistribution and rent seeking by Gordon Tullock( )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gordon Tullock, eminent political economist and one of the founders of public choice, offers this new look at how governments and externalities are linked." "Economists frequently justify government as dealing with externalities, defined as benefits or costs that are generated as the result of an economic activity, but that do not accrue directly to those involved in the activity. In this original work, Gordon Tullock posits that government can also create externalities. In doing so, he looks at governmental activity that internalizes such externalities."--Jacket
The new world of economics : explorations into the human experience by Richard B McKenzie( Book )

42 editions published between 1975 and 1996 in English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Government failure : a primer in public choice by Gordon Tullock( )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revision of: Government, whose obedient servant? London : Institute of Economic Affairs, 2000. Includes bibliographical references (p. 177-179) and index
Economics of income redistribution by Gordon Tullock( Book )

34 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and German and held by 817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private wants, public means; an economic analysis of the desirable scope of government by Gordon Tullock( Book )

20 editions published between 1970 and 1988 in English and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The logic of the law by Gordon Tullock( Book )

20 editions published between 1970 and 1994 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The politics of bureaucracy by Gordon Tullock( Book )

31 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu ba ma ji ya wei li he pa jin sen de lun shu yu zuo zhe zi ji yuan chuang de li xing xuan ze fang fa jie he zai yi qi, Dui dang shi jing ji xue jia, Zheng zhi xue jia he she hui xue jia men dui guan liao ti zhi zhan ya dao zhi shi de zan yu jin xing le quan mian peng ji
Toward a mathematics of politics by Gordon Tullock( Book )

21 editions published between 1967 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The organization of inquiry by Gordon Tullock( Book )

29 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trials on trial : the pure theory of legal procedure by Gordon Tullock( Book )

12 editions published in 1980 in 3 languages and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond politics : the roots of government failure by Randy T Simmons( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rev. and updated ed. of: Beyond politics : markets, welfare, and the failure of bureaucracy / William C. Mitchell and Randy T. Simmons. 1994. Includes index. Introduction -- Market failures and political solutions: orthodoxy -- In dispraise of politics: some public choice -- Understanding property, markets, the firm, and the law -- Case studies in the anatomy of government failure -- Political implications of public choice
The economics of wealth and poverty by Gordon Tullock( Book )

16 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toward a theory of the rent-seeking society by James M Buchanan( Book )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and German and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new world of economics : a remake of a classic for new generations of economics students by Richard B McKenzie( )

19 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The New World of Economics, 6th edition, by Richard McKenzie and Gordon Tullock, represents a revival of a classic text that, when it was first published, changed substantially the way economics would be taught at the introductory and advanced levels of economics for all time. In a very real sense, many contemporary general-audience economics books that seek to apply the "economic way of thinking" to an unbounded array of social issues have grown out of the disciplinary tradition established by earlier editions of The New World of Economics. This new edition of The New World will expose new generations of economics students to how McKenzie and Tullock have applied in a lucid manner a relatively small number of economic concepts and principles to a cluster of topics that have been in the book from its first release and to a larger number of topics that are new to this edition, with the focus of the new topics on showing students how economic thinking can be applied to business decision making. This edition continues the book's tradition of taking contrarian stances on important economic issues. Economics professors have long reported that The New World is a rare book in that students will read it without being required to do so
The economics of special privilege and rent seeking by Gordon Tullock( Book )

15 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the reader of this book probably already knows, I have devoted a great deal of time to the topic which is, rather unfortunately, named rent seeking. Rent seeking, the use of resources in actually lowering total product although benefiting some minority, is, unfortunately, a major activity of most governments. As a result of this, I have stumbled on a puzzle. The rent-seeking activity found in major societies is immense, but the industry devoted to producing it is nowhere near as immense. In Washington the rent-seeking industry is a very conspicuous part of the landscape. On the other hand, if you consider how much money is being moved by that industry, then it is comparatively small. The first question that this book seeks to answer is: How do we account for the disparity? A second problem is that almost all rent seeking is done in what superficially appears to be an extremely inefficient way. I recently got estimates of the net cost to the public of the farm program and its net benefit to the farmers. The first is many times the second. Indeed, it is not at all obvious that in the long run, today's farmers are better off than they would be if the program had never been implemented. Of course, in any given year, cancelling the program would be quite painful. The first section of this book, then, is devoted to this problem
Autocracy by Gordon Tullock( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My first serious thought about a scientific approach to politics was in Communist China. When the Communists seized China, the American Department of State, which was planning to recognize them, left its entire diplomatic establishment in place. At the time, I was a Vice Consul in Tientsin, so I found myself living under the Communists. While the Department of State was planning on recognizing the Communists, the Communist plans were obscure. In any event, they weren't going to recognize us in the Consulate­ General until formal relations were established between the two governments, so I had a great deal of leisure. As a man who then intended to spend his life as a political officer in the Department of State, I decided to fill in this time by reading political science. I rapidly realized, not only that the work was rather unsatisfactory from a scientific standpoint, but also that it didn't seem to have very much relevance to the Communist government under which I was then living. ! I was unable to solve the problem at the time, and after a number of vicissitudes which included service in Hong Kong and South Korea, neither of which was really a model of democracy, I resigned and switched over to an academic career primarily concerned with that mixture of economics and political science which we call Public Choice. Most of my work in Public Choice has dealt with democratic governments
The Political economy of rent-seeking by Charles K Rowley( Book )

20 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is now twenty years since the concept of rent-seeking was first devised by Gordon Tullock, though he was not responsible for coining the phrase itself. His initial insight has burgeoned over two decades into a major research program which has had an impact not only on public choice, but also on the related disciplines of economics, political science, and law and economics. The reach of the insight has proved to be universal, with relevance not just for the democracies, but also, and arguably more important, for all forms of autocracy, irrespective of ideological com­ plexion. It is not surprising, therefore, that this volume is the third edited publication dedicated specifically to scholarship into rent-seeking behavior. The theory of rent-seeking bridges normative and positive analyses of state action. In its normative dimension, rent-seeking scholarship has expanded, enlivened, in some respects turned on its head, the traditional welfare analyses of such features of modern economics as monopoly, externalities, public goods, and trade protection devices. In its positive dimension, rent-seeking contributions have provided an important analy­ tical perspective from which to understand and to predict the behavior of politicians, interest groups and bureaucrats, the media and the academy within the political market place. This bridge between normative and positive elements of analysis is invaluable in facilitating an understanding of and evaluating the costs of state activity within a consistent paradigm.   
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Open secrets of American foreign policy
Open secrets of American foreign policyAmerican foreign affairs : a compact historyPublic goods, redistribution and rent seekingGovernment failure : a primer in public choiceEconomics of income redistributionThe organization of inquiryBeyond politics : the roots of government failureThe economics of special privilege and rent seeking
Alternative Names
Gordon Tullock Amerikaans econoom (1922-2014)

Gordon Tullock amerikansk ekonom

Gordon Tullock amerikansk økonom

Gordon Tullock economist american

Gordon Tullock economista estadounidense

Gordon Tullock economista estatunidenc

Gordon Tullock economista statunitense

Gordon Tullock économiste américain

Gordon Tullock ekonomist amerikan

Gordon Tullock ekonomista amerykański

Gordon Tullock US-amerikanischer Wirtschaftswissenschaftler und einer der Väter der Public Choice Theory

Tullock, G.

Tullock, G. 1922-2014

Tullock, Gordon

Tullock, Gordon C. 1922-2014

Гордън Тълок

Таллок Г.

Таллок Гордон

گوردون تالک اقتصاددان آمریکایی

고든 털럭

탈럭, 고든 1922-2014

털럭, G. 1922-2014

털럭, 고든 1922-2014


タロック, G.

タロック, ゴードン