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Buchanan, James M.

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Works: 468 works in 1,490 publications in 9 languages and 32,386 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Author of introduction, Commentator for written text
Classifications: HJ192.5, 330
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Public finance and public choice two contrasting visions of the state by James M Buchanan ( )
20 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 2,200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this volume, based on a week-long symposium at the University of Munich's Center for Economic Studies, two leading scholars of governmental economics debate their divergent perspectives on the role of government and its fiscal functions."--Jacket
The calculus of consent, logical foundations of constitutional democracy by James M Buchanan ( Book )
95 editions published between 1962 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,827 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The public finances : an introductory textbook by James M Buchanan ( Book )
77 editions published between 1960 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 1,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Economics between predictive science and moral philosophy by James M Buchanan ( )
11 editions published in 1987 in English and Italian and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The limits of liberty: between anarchy and Leviathan by James M Buchanan ( Book )
49 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Democracy in deficit : the political legacy of Lord Keynes by James M Buchanan ( Book )
19 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Public finance in democratic process; fiscal institutions and the individual choice by James M Buchanan ( Book )
40 editions published between 1967 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Zuo zhe yan jiu le dang ge ren can jia min zhu jue ce guo cheng shi cai zheng zhi du dui ge ren zheng zhi xuan ze xing wei de ying xiang
The demand and supply of public goods by James M Buchanan ( Book )
35 editions published between 1968 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ethics and economic progress by James M Buchanan ( Book )
10 editions published in 1994 in English and Italian and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Ethics and Economic Progress, Nobel Prize-winning economist James M. Buchanan argues that ethical or moral constraints on human behavior exert important economic effects. He considers the question, Why are we better off by our own reckoning, when we work harder, save more, and deal honestly in markets and in politics? This nontechnical book opens up the entire economics-ethics nexus for examination. Part 1 examines behaviors and standards that can be subsumed under the term "Puritan ethics." The work ethic and the saving ethic may not be fashionable today, but Buchanan asserts that many modern attitudes and habits relate to the decline in productivity growth in the economy. If we acknowledge that moral values are important to our economic well-being, it follows that we must all "pay the preacher," on strictly economic grounds. Part II extends the argument, examining the implications for ethical norms that describe the behavior of taxpayers or public program users and the economics of the work ethic as it applies to nonlabor resources. The last chapter, perhaps the most controversial, suggests that Adam Smith's distinction between productive and nonproductive labor, which has been almost universally dismissed by economists, may indeed have economic relevance. Chapters 1, 2, and 3 were presented in 1991 as the first lectures in the W R. Howell, Sr., Second Century Lecture Series at the University of Oklahoma
The power to tax : analytical foundations of a fiscal constitution by Geoffrey Brennan ( Book )
29 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Academia in anarchy; an economic diagnosis by James M Buchanan ( Book )
11 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deficits by James M Buchanan ( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Public principles of public debt, a defense and restatement by James M Buchanan ( Book )
23 editions published between 1958 and 1999 in English and held by 705 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The reason of rules : constitutional political economy by Geoffrey Brennan ( Book )
34 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Liberty, market, and state : political economy in the 1980s by James M Buchanan ( Book )
29 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fiscal theory and political economy; selected essays by James M Buchanan ( Book )
19 editions published in 1960 in English and Undetermined and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fiscal Theory and Political Economy: Selected Essays
The economics and the ethics of constitutional order by James M Buchanan ( Book )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and Korean and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theory of public choice; political applications of economics by James M Buchanan ( Book )
13 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Politics by principle, not interest : toward nondiscriminatory democracy by James M Buchanan ( Book )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book focuses on the effects of applying a generality constraint on the political process. Under this requirement, majorities would be prohibited constitutionally from treating different persons and groups differently. The generality principle is familiar in application to law; legal systems incorporate the ideal that all persons are to be treated equally. In summary, this book extends the generality norm to politics. The primary argument here is centered on political efficiency, which is increased when governments are constrained to treat persons or groups generally rather than differentially. The political efficiency defense of the generality constraint is based on a public choice analysis of the implication of majoritarian discrimination
Freedom in constitutional contract : perspectives of a political economist by James M Buchanan ( Book )
11 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Buchanan, J. M.
Buchanan, J. M. 1919-2013
Buchanan, J. M. (James M.)
Buchanan, J. M. (James M.), 1919-2013
Buchanan, J. M. (James McGill), 1919-2013
Buchanan, James
Buchanan, James 1919-2013
Buchanan James M. 1919-....
Buchanan, James M. 1919-2013
Buchanan, James M. (James McGill), 1919-2013
Buchanan, James MacGill.
Buchanan James MacGill 1919-....
Buchanan, James MacGill 1919-2013
Buchanan, James McGill.
Buchanan, James McGill 1919-2013
Buchanan, James McGill Jr
B'ûkenen, Džejms.
MacGill Buchanan, James 1919-2013
ブキャナン, J. M
ブキャナン, ジェイムズ・M
ブキャナン, ジェームズ
ブキャナン, ジェームズ・M
Languages
English (547)
Spanish (20)
Italian (18)
German (17)
Japanese (9)
Chinese (8)
French (2)
Polish (1)
Korean (1)
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