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The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Princeton Univ Pr
Publication date January 15, 2009
Edition New
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781400828821
ISBN-10 1400828821
Original list price $17.95
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Summaries and Reviews
Book cover for 9780691129426
from Princeton Univ Pr (April 16, 2007)
9780691129426 | details & prices | 276 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $29.95
About: 'Caplan argues that voters continually elect politicians who either share their biases or else pretend to, resulting in bad policies winning again and again by popular demand.
Book cover for 9780691138732
from Princeton Univ Pr (August 4, 2008)
9780691138732 | details & prices | 276 pages | 6.00 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 0.94 lbs | List price $27.95
About: The greatest obstacle to sound economic policy is not entrenched special interests or rampant lobbying, but the popular misconceptions, irrational beliefs, and personal biases held by ordinary voters.
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New edition from Princeton Univ Pr (January 15, 2009)
9781400828821 | details & prices | List price $17.95

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