THE ROLE OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT DECISION MAKING-A PUBLIC CHOICE PERSPECTIVE

Conventional economic theory suggests that economists' contribution to local government is primarily with respect to the production function type of knowledge. A characterization of local government decision making exposes some limitations on applicability of economic analysis of that kind. Public choice perspectives to local government help to redefine an.d elaborate the role of economic analysis in instructing local government decision making.


Issue Date:
1980-04
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/159468
Published in:
Journal of the Northeastern Agricultural Economics Council, Volume 09, Number 1
Journal of the Northeastern Agricultural Economics Council
Page range:
67-73
Total Pages:
7




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