Modern Political Economy: A Brief History and Some Applications

46 Pages Posted: 8 Nov 2021 Last revised: 10 Nov 2021

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Keith Jakee

Wilkes Honors College, Florida Atlantic University

Date Written: October 31, 2021

Abstract

This article--designed to give readers unfamiliar with public choice a historical overview and flavor for the kinds of problems considered--is divided into three main sections, “historical origins,” the “modern founders of MPE,” and a brief description of some “current issues” studied by public choice scholars.

Keywords: Political Economy, Public Choice, Rational Choice, Economics of Politics

JEL Classification: A12, B00, D70, H00, Y2

Suggested Citation

Jakee, Keith, Modern Political Economy: A Brief History and Some Applications (October 31, 2021). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3956606 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3956606

Keith Jakee (Contact Author)

Wilkes Honors College, Florida Atlantic University ( email )

Jupiter, FL 33458
United States

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