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Review of The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies by Bryan Caplan

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07/30/2014Dale Steinreich

Volume 12, No. 2 (2009)

 

Caplan has thought much about his topic. However, redefining policy preferences that he and probably most economists disagree with as “irrationality” is dubious and per se will accomplish little in terms of changing minds in favor of expanding the role of markets in American society.

 

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Steinreich, Dale. "Review of The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies." The Quarterly Journal of Austrian Economics 12, No. 2 (2009): 68–76.

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