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Editors: James E. Alt, Jeffry Frieden, Douglass C. North, John Patty, Elizabeth Maggie Penn

The Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions series focuses on two central questions: How do institutions evolve in response to individual incentives, strategies, and choices, and how do institutions affect the performance of political and economic systems? The series concentrates on answers to these questions based in methodological individualism. Its scope is comparative and historical rather than international or specifically American. Its focus is positive rather than normative, but many of the studies in the series offer analyses of informal institutional factors, such as social norms and culture, based on a rational-choice approach.

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There are 236 books in this series...

A Theory of the State

Economic Rights, Legal Rights, and the Scope of the State

A Theory of the State

Economic Rights, Legal Rights, and the Scope of the State

Above Politics

Bureaucratic Discretion and Credible Commitment
Volume 0, Part 0,

Above Politics

Bureaucratic Discretion and Credible Commitment
Volume 0, Part 0,

African Economies and the Politics of Permanent Crisis, 1979–1999

Volume 0, Part 0,

African Economies and the Politics of Permanent Crisis, 1979–1999

Volume 0, Part 0,

Appointing Central Bankers

The Politics of Monetary Policy in the United States and the European Monetary Union

Appointing Central Bankers

The Politics of Monetary Policy in the United States and the European Monetary Union

Architects of Political Change

Constitutional Quandaries and Social Choice Theory

Architects of Political Change

Constitutional Quandaries and Social Choice Theory

Beyond the Miracle of the Market

The Political Economy of Agrarian Development in Kenya
Volume 0, Part 0, 2nd Edition

Beyond the Miracle of the Market

The Political Economy of Agrarian Development in Kenya
Volume 0, Part 0, 2nd Edition

Bicameralism

Bicameralism

Budget Reform Politics

The Design of the Appropriations Process in the House of Representatives, 1865–1921

Budget Reform Politics

The Design of the Appropriations Process in the House of Representatives, 1865–1921

Cabinet Ministers and Parliamentary Government

Congress

Structure and Policy

Consent, Dissent, and Patriotism

Consent, Dissent, and Patriotism

Contracting for Property Rights

Delegating Powers

A Transaction Cost Politics Approach to Policy Making under Separate Powers

Delegating Powers

A Transaction Cost Politics Approach to Policy Making under Separate Powers

Delegation and Agency in International Organizations

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Darren G. Hawkins, David A. Lake, Daniel L. Nielson, Michael J. Tierney
  • Hardback | Published September 2006
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Delegation and Agency in International Organizations

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Darren G. Hawkins, David A. Lake, Daniel L. Nielson, Michael J. Tierney
  • Paperback | Published September 2006
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Economic Analysis of Property Rights

Volume 0, Part 0, 2nd Edition

Elbridge Gerry's Salamander

The Electoral Consequences of the Reapportionment Revolution

Elbridge Gerry's Salamander

The Electoral Consequences of the Reapportionment Revolution

Election Timing

Election Timing

Empirical Studies in Institutional Change

  • Edited by Lee J. Alston, Thrainn Eggertsson, Douglass C. North
  • Hardback | Published November 1996
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Empirical Studies in Institutional Change

  • Edited by Lee J. Alston, Thrainn Eggertsson, Douglass C. North
  • Paperback | Published November 1996
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Exposed to Innumerable Delusions

Public Enterprise and State Power in Egypt, India, Mexico, and Turkey

Exposed to Innumerable Delusions

Public Enterprise and State Power in Egypt, India, Mexico, and Turkey

Financial Crises and the Politics of Macroeconomic Adjustments

Volume 0, Part 0,

Financial Crises and the Politics of Macroeconomic Adjustments

Volume 0, Part 0,

From Conflict to Coalition

Profit-Sharing Institutions and the Political Economy of Trade
Volume 0, Part 0,

From Conflict to Coalition

Profit-Sharing Institutions and the Political Economy of Trade
Volume 0, Part 0,

From Warfare to Wealth

The Military Origins of Urban Prosperity in Europe
Volume 0, Part 0,

From Warfare to Wealth

The Military Origins of Urban Prosperity in Europe
Volume 0, Part 0,

Globalization, Politics, and Financial Turmoil

Asia's Banking Crisis

Globalization, Politics, and Financial Turmoil

Asia's Banking Crisis

Ideology and Strategy

A Century of Swedish Politics

Ideology and Strategy

A Century of Swedish Politics

Imperfect Union

Representation and Taxation in Multilevel Governments
Volume 0, Part 0,

Imperfect Union

Representation and Taxation in Multilevel Governments
Volume 0, Part 0,

Individuals, Institutions, and Markets

Individuals, Institutions, and Markets

Industrializing English Law

Entrepreneurship and Business Organization, 1720–1844
Volume 0, Part 0,

Industrializing English Law

Entrepreneurship and Business Organization, 1720–1844
Volume 0, Part 0,

Institutions and Ethnic Politics in Africa

Institutions and Ethnic Politics in Africa

Institutions and Social Conflict

Institutions and the Path to the Modern Economy

Lessons from Medieval Trade

Institutions and the Path to the Modern Economy

Lessons from Medieval Trade

Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performance

Volume 0, Part 0,

Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performance

Volume 0, Part 0,

Legislative Institutions and Ideology in Chile

Legislative Institutions and Ideology in Chile

Making Votes Count

Strategic Coordination in the World's Electoral Systems

Making Votes Count

Strategic Coordination in the World's Electoral Systems

Making a Market

The Institutional Transformation of an African Society

Making a Market

The Institutional Transformation of an African Society

Making and Breaking Governments

Cabinets and Legislatures in Parliamentary Democracies

Making and Breaking Governments

Cabinets and Legislatures in Parliamentary Democracies

Managerial Dilemmas

The Political Economy of Hierarchy

Managerial Dilemmas

The Political Economy of Hierarchy

Marketing Sovereign Promises

Monopoly Brokerage and the Growth of the English State
Volume 0, Part 0,

Marketing Sovereign Promises

Monopoly Brokerage and the Growth of the English State
Volume 0, Part 0,

Modern Political Economy

Old Topics, New Directions
Volume 0, Part 0,

Modern Political Economy

Old Topics, New Directions
Volume 0, Part 0,

Multiparty Democracy

Elections and Legislative Politics
Volume 0, Part 0,

Multiparty Democracy

Elections and Legislative Politics
Volume 0, Part 0,

Odd Markets in Japanese History

Law and Economic Growth

Odd Markets in Japanese History

Law and Economic Growth

Partisan Bonds

Political Reputations and Legislative Accountability

Partisan Bonds

Political Reputations and Legislative Accountability

Partisan Politics, Divided Government, and the Economy

Perspectives on Positive Political Economy

Political Institutions and Party-Directed Corruption in South America

Stealing for the Team
Volume 0, Part 0,

Political Institutions and Party-Directed Corruption in South America

Stealing for the Team
Volume 0, Part 0,

Political Transformations and Public Finances

Europe, 1650–1913
Volume 0, Part 0,

Political Transformations and Public Finances

Europe, 1650–1913
Volume 0, Part 0,

Politicians and Poachers

The Political Economy of Wildlife Policy in Africa

Politicians and Poachers

The Political Economy of Wildlife Policy in Africa

Presidents, Parliaments, and Policy

Presidents, Parliaments, and Policy

Public Debt and the Birth of the Democratic State

France and Great Britain 1688–1789

Public Debt and the Birth of the Democratic State

France and Great Britain 1688–1789

Rationalizing Parliament

Legislative Institutions and Party Politics in France
Volume 0, Part 0,

Rationalizing Parliament

Legislative Institutions and Party Politics in France
Volume 0, Part 0,

Regulations, Institutions, and Commitment

Comparative Studies of Telecommunications

Regulations, Institutions, and Commitment

Comparative Studies of Telecommunications

Rule by Multiple Majorities

A New Theory of Popular Control
Volume 0, Part 0,

Social Choice and Legitimacy

The Possibilities of Impossibility
Volume 0, Part 0,

Social Choice and Legitimacy

The Possibilities of Impossibility
Volume 0, Part 0,

Southern Paternalism and the American Welfare State

Economics, Politics, and Institutions in the South, 1865–1965

Southern Paternalism and the American Welfare State

Economics, Politics, and Institutions in the South, 1865–1965

Spending to Win

Political Institutions, Economic Geography, and Government Subsidies
Volume 0, Part 0,

Structure and Policy in Japan and the United States

An Institutionalist Approach
Volume 0, Part 0,

Structure and Policy in Japan and the United States

An Institutionalist Approach
Volume 0, Part 0,

The Democratic Dilemma

Can Citizens Learn What They Need to Know?

The Democratic Dilemma

Can Citizens Learn What They Need to Know?

The Dilemma of the Commoners

Understanding the Use of Common-Pool Resources in Long-Term Perspective
Volume 0, Part 0,

The Dilemma of the Commoners

Understanding the Use of Common-Pool Resources in Long-Term Perspective
Volume 0, Part 0,

The Economic Vote

How Political and Economic Institutions Condition Election Results
Volume 0, Part 0,

The Economic Vote

How Political and Economic Institutions Condition Election Results
Volume 0, Part 0,

The Efficient Secret

The Cabinet and the Development of Political Parties in Victorian England

The European Union Decides

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Robert Thomson, Frans N. Stokman, Christopher H. Achen, Thomas König
  • Hardback | Published September 2006
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The European Union Decides

Volume 0, Part 0,

  • Edited by Robert Thomson, Frans N. Stokman, Christopher H. Achen, Thomas König
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The Fruits of Revolution

Property Rights, Litigation and French Agriculture, 1700–1860

The Fruits of Revolution

Property Rights, Litigation and French Agriculture, 1700–1860

The Institutional Foundations of Public Policy in Argentina

A Transactions Cost Approach

The Institutional Foundations of Public Policy in Argentina

A Transactions Cost Approach

The Limits of Judicial Independence

The Limits of Judicial Independence

The Political Economy of Poland's Transition

New Firms and Reform Governments

The Political Economy of Poland's Transition

New Firms and Reform Governments

The Political Economy of Property Rights

Institutional Change and Credibility in the Reform of Centrally Planned Economies

The Political Economy of Property Rights

Institutional Change and Credibility in the Reform of Centrally Planned Economies

The Political Economy of Public Administration

Institutional Choice in the Public Sector

The Political Economy of the American Frontier

Volume 0, Part 0,

The Political Economy of the American Frontier

Volume 0, Part 0,

The Politics of Constitutional Review in Germany

The Politics of Constitutional Review in Germany

The Politics of Oligarchy

Institutional Choice in Imperial Japan

The Politics of Oligarchy

Institutional Choice in Imperial Japan

The Politics of Property Rights

Political Instability, Credible Commitments, and Economic Growth in Mexico, 1876–1929
Volume 0, Part 0,

The Politics of Property Rights

Political Instability, Credible Commitments, and Economic Growth in Mexico, 1876–1929
Volume 0, Part 0,

The Robust Federation

Principles of Design
Volume 0, Part 0,

The Robust Federation

Principles of Design
Volume 0, Part 0,

The Supreme Court

An Analytic History of Constitutional Decision Making
Volume 0, Part 0,

The Supreme Court

An Analytic History of Constitutional Decision Making
Volume 0, Part 0,

The Transformation of Property Rights in the Gold Coast

An Empirical Study Applying Rational Choice Theory
Volume 0, Part 0,

The Transformation of Property Rights in the Gold Coast

An Empirical Study Applying Rational Choice Theory
Volume 0, Part 0,

Timber Booms and Institutional Breakdown in Southeast Asia

Timber Booms and Institutional Breakdown in Southeast Asia

Trading Spaces

Foreign Direct Investment Regulation, 1970–2000
Volume 0, Part 0,

Trading Spaces

Foreign Direct Investment Regulation, 1970–2000
Volume 0, Part 0,

Veto Bargaining

Presidents and the Politics of Negative Power

Voter Turnout

A Social Theory of Political Participation

Voter Turnout

A Social Theory of Political Participation

Votes without Leverage

Women in American Electoral Politics, 1920–1970
Volume 0, Part 0,

Votes without Leverage

Women in American Electoral Politics, 1920–1970
Volume 0, Part 0,

When Majorities Fail

The Russian Parliament, 1990–1993

When Majorities Fail

The Russian Parliament, 1990–1993

Why Governments and Parties Manipulate Elections

Theory, Practice, and Implications
Volume 0, Part 0,

Why Governments and Parties Manipulate Elections

Theory, Practice, and Implications
Volume 0, Part 0,