Bureaucracy and Representative Government is an important and insightful sociologists.1 Niskanen notes that he has developed &dquo;a theory of ‘supply’. Get this from a library! Bureaucracy and representative government. [William A Niskanen]. 2 William A. Niskanen, Bureaucracy and Representative Government (). model of bureaucratic supply determines only the bureau’s preferred output.

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William A. Niskanen

Public choice eschewed the traditional notion that these agents are motivated by selfless interest in the public good, and instead considered them as typically self-interested, like other agents. He pursued graduate study of economics at the Burewucracy of Chicagowhere his teachers included Milton Friedman and other prominent economists who were then revolutionizing economics, public policy, and law with ideas that would come to be known as the Chicago school of economics.

From 25 December to 1 Januarythe Library’s Reading Rooms will be closed and no collection requests will be filled. He is a Harvard and Chicago trained economist and has served as director of economics for the Ford Motor Company. Retrieved from ” https: Comparison of Organizational Forms. Niskanen Snippet view – Bureaucracy and representative government William A.

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It is essential reading for professionals and students in the social sciences and could prove instrumental in reforming some of our government institutions. Niskanen’s blunt-spokenness both inside and outside the CEA sometimes caused problems. Collection delivery service resumes on Wednesday 2 January The Role of a Lifetimedescribed the book as “a definitive and notably objective account of administration economic policies.

William A. Niskanen – Wikipedia

Niskanen, niskaneen free-trade advocate, argued internally against this policy, saying that Ford needed to improve its products in light of consumer demand. There, he became one of Defense Secretary Robert McNamara ‘s original Pentagon “whiz kids” who used statistical analysis to examine Defense Department operations.

The book was niskandn a goverbment time out of print, but was reissued with several additional essays as, William Niskanen, Bureaucracy and Public Economics Cheltenham, UK: Niskanen, Jr Bureaucracy–servant or master? Niskanen, govermment Blunt Libertarian Economist, Dies at Retrieved November 3, Niskanen Limited preview – During this time in California, he became acquainted with then-governor Ronald Reaganwho appointed him to a task force on the state’s economy.

He challenges the traditional view that monopoly bureaus are the best way to organize the public Though broadly accepted and empirically supported today [ citation needed ]Niskanen’s comment was condemned inincluding criticism from Democratic presidential nominee Walter Mondalewho claimed it exemplified a lack of respect toward women by the Reagan administration. Schwartz Karl Brunner Phillip D.


Account Options Sign in. Nelson Limited preview – Bureuacracy presented this theory in book Bureaucracy and Representative Government. October 28, https: Niskanen received his M. Order a copy Copyright or permission restrictions may apply.

The following year, another of Niskanen’s blunt comments would ultimately lead to his departure from the Reagan administration.

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Selected pages Title Page. He was also a long-time chairman of the libertarian Cato Institute. Niskanen authored several books, academic articles, and essays on government and politics.

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