Bureaucracy and Representative Government is an important and insightful sociologists.1 Niskanen notes that he has developed &dquo;a theory of ‘supply’. Get this from a library! Bureaucracy and representative government. [William A Niskanen]. 2 William A. Niskanen, Bureaucracy and Representative Government (). model of bureaucratic supply determines only the bureau’s preferred output.

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Effects of the TimeDistribution of Expenditures. His chief contribution to public choice theory was the budget-maximizing model — the notion that bureaucrats will attempt to maximize their agency’s budget and authority.

William A. Niskanen

In his work he proposed the budget-maximizing model. You can view this on the NLA website. Transaction Publishers- Bureaucracy – pages. Can I get a copy? Incoming president Ronald Reagan appointed Niskanen to his Council of Economic Adviserswhich was responsible for conducting and analyzing economic research to inform executive branch policies. Ford responded by asking the U. After leaving the Reagan administration, Niskanen joined the libertarian Cato Institute, where he served as chairman of the board of directors from to and was an active policy scholar.

However, Niskanen would not be out of work for long. Niskanen later chastised Regan as “a tower of jelly” in his book Reaganomics. Bureaucract, a Blunt Libertarian Economist, Dies at Niskanen, Jr Bureaucracy–servant or master?


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William A. Niskanen – Wikipedia

Niskanen The governors and the governed Politics of representative bureaucracy: Bureaucracy and representative government. To learn more about Copies Direct watch this short online video. It compares bureaus with other forms of organization facing like conditions and delineates the production and investment behavior of a bureau, the behavior of nonprofit firms with no sponsor, the behavior of mixed bureaus with financing from a sponsor and from the sale of services, the effects of competition between a bureau and a competitive industry.

Browse titles authors subjects uniform titles series callnumbers dewey numbers starting from optional. There, he became one of Defense Secretary Robert McNamara ‘s original Pentagon “whiz kids” who used statistical analysis to examine Defense Department operations.

Niskanen received his M. Niskanen’s blunt-spokenness both inside and outside the CEA sometimes caused problems.

Bureaucracy and Representative Government William A. Variations on the Basic Model. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Buy From Transaction Publishers Amazon. He was chairman emeritus of Cato from until his death in Niskanen, with commentaries by [oth Bureaucratic Behavior in a Competitive Environment.


Public choice eschewed the traditional notion that these agents are motivated by selfless interest in the public good, and instead considered them as typically self-interested, like other agents. Reflections of a Political Economist: William Arthur Niskanen March 13, — October 26, was an American economist nisianen as one of the architects of President Ronald Reagan’s economic programme and for his contributions to public choice theory.

The theory concludes that most bureaus are too large, grow too fast, govetnment too much capital, and exploit their sponsor. The Role of a Lifetimedescribed the book as “a definitive and notably objective account of administration economic policies. In the Library Request this item to view in the Library’s reading rooms using your library card. Niskanen was a prominent contributor to public choice theory, a field of both economics and political science that examines the behavior of politicians and other government officials.

Another of his noted works was his book Reaganomicswhich describes both the policies and inside-the-White House politics of Reagan’s economic programme.

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