Yes Minister: Invaluable Material for Teaching the Public Choice of Bureaucracy
7 Pages Posted: 18 Aug 2006
Conveying the logical consequences of modelling the individual as self-interested in the public sector bureaucracy is not an easy task. One has to avoid, without dismissing, normative judgments and issues of empirical validity in order to focus on the logical consequence. Illustrating the theory in a memorable way is also difficult. This paper argues that Yes Minister provides ideal material for the task.
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