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The Life and Times of Gordon Tullock

51 Pages Posted: 21 Dec 2011  

Charles K. Rowley

George Mason University - Department of Economics

Daniel Houser

George Mason University - Department of Economics

Date Written: December 20, 2011

Abstract

Gordon Tullock is a founding father of public choice. In an academic career that has spanned 50 years, he forged much of the research agenda of the public choice program and he founded and edited Public Choice, the key journal of public choice scholarship. Tullock, however did much more than this. This Special Issue of Public Choice honors Gordon Tullock in precisely the manner that he most values: the creation of new ideas across the vast range of his own scholarly interests.

Keywords: Gordon Tullock, Tullock’s life, Tullock’s times

Suggested Citation

Rowley, Charles K. and Houser, Daniel, The Life and Times of Gordon Tullock (December 20, 2011). GMU Working Paper in Economics No. 11-56. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1975204 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1975204

Charles K. Rowley (Contact Author)

George Mason University - Department of Economics ( email )

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Daniel Houser

George Mason University - Department of Economics ( email )

4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

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