The 2010 Annual Meeting of the

EUROPEAN PUBLIC CHOICE SOCIETY
 


CALL FOR PAPERS

 

 

Individual Submissions

 

All  researchers, practitioners and academics across the globe are welcome to submit an abstract/full paper in all fields of Public Choice.

 

Topic Areas (Tracks / Themes )

 

The conference invites new and original submissions in all areas of Public Choice including (but not limited to) the following topics:

 

 

ANALYSIS OF COLLECTIVE DECISION-MAKING

 

Public Choice: Methodology, Assumtions, Axioms

Positive Public Choice

Normative Public Choice

Empirical Public Choice

Experimental Public Choice

The Philosopy of Public Choice

Economic Models of Political Processes

Elections, Legislatures

Voting

Empirical Voter Behavior

Logrolling

Political Competition

Median Voter

Political Ethics, Economics and Politics of Corruption

Bureaucracy; Administrative Processes in Public Organizations

Positive Analysis of Policy-Making and Implementation

Market Failure vs. Governmental Failure

Information Problems; Voter Ignorance; Imperfect Information

Fiscal Illusion

Political Business Cycles

Economic Theory of Democracy

Rational Choice

Social Choice; Clubs; Committees

 

 

PUBLIC CHOICE AND GAME THEORY

 

Political Economic Games

Cooperative Games

Non-cooperative Games

Stochastic and Dynamic Games

Bargaining Theory; Matching Theory

Prisoner's Dilemma

Economic of Alliances

 

 

SPECIAL INTEREST GROUPS

 

Special Interest Groups

Associations

NGO's

Civil Society

Rent Seeking

Competition among Pressure Groups

Lobbying

 

 

PUBLIC ECONOMICS & PUBLIC FINANCE

 

Structure and Scope of Government

Performance of Government

Taxation and Other Public Revenues

Optimal Taxation

Externalities;  Environmental Taxes and Subsidies

Personal Income and Other Non-business Taxes and Subsidies

Business Taxes and Subsidies

Tax Evasion ; Shadow Economies ; Informal Sector ; Black Activities

Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents

Publicly Provided Goods

National Budget, Deficit, and Debt

State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations

Fiscal Federalism

Social Welfare

Aging

Social Security

 

 

LAW AND ECONOMICS

 

Regulatory Economics

Rules & Institutions

Informel Rules; Social Capital

Economic Analysis of the Law

Institutional Economics

Institutions and Economic Performance

Economics of Property Rights

 

 

CONSTITUTIONAL ECONOMICS

 

Constitutional Political Economy

Fiscal Constitution; Tax Constitution

Monetary Constitution

 

 

SCHOOLS OF ECONOMICS AND PUBLIC CHOICE

 

Virginia School of Economics

Chicago School of Economics

Austrian School of Economics

Freiburg School of Economics and Law

School of Property Rights

Institutional Economics

 

 

GOVERNANCE, ETHICS IN GOVERNMENT, CORRUPTION

 

Good Governance

Transparency

Accountability

Reforming Public Sector

Economics of Corruption

Anti-corruption Measures

 

 


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