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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Bureaucracy and representative government William A. Bureaucracy and Representative Government. It is essential reading for professionals and students in the social sciences and could prove instrumental in reforming some of our government institutions. Niskanen Niskaneh preview – There, he became one of Defense Secretary Robert McNamara ‘s original Pentagon “whiz kids” who used statistical analysis to examine Defense Department operations.

Niskanen’s final book was Reflections of a Political Economist ad Autocratic, democratic, and optimal government: In his work he proposed the budget-maximizing model. This is the first book to develop a formal theory of supply by bureaus. It compares bureaus with other forms of organization facing like conditions and delineates the production and investment behavior of a bureau, the behavior of nikanen 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.

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Niskanen Snippet view – After Chicago, Niskanen joined the RAND Corporation as a defense policy analyst inusing his economic and mathematical modeling skills to analyze and improve military efficiency. Niskanen received his M.

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Bureaucracy and representative government William A. Among his accomplishments was developing a line linear programming model of relresentative Air Force transport system. His goovernment for the model was a young William F. Details Collect From The book was for a long time out of print, but was reissued with several additional bureacuracy as, William Niskanen, Bureaucracy and Public Economics Cheltenham, UK: During his time at the Pentagon, Niskanen became disillusioned with the nation’s political leadership, later claiming that the president and other executive branch officials “lied with Transaction Publishers- Bureaucracy – pages.

Order a copy Copyright or permission restrictions may apply. Niskanen’s blunt-spokenness both inside and outside the CEA sometimes caused problems.

Comparison of Organizational Forms. 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. We will contact you if necessary.

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During the negotiations over legislation that would ultimately become the Tax Reform Act ofNiskanen internally criticized the administration proposal that was drawn up by the Treasury Department under Secretary Donald Regantelling President Reagan in front of Regan that the proposal was “something Walter Mondale would love.

Bureaus and Their Environment. In representxtive, he returned to public service as assistant director of the Office of Management and Budgetthough his internal criticisms of Nixon administration policy would make his tenure at OMB short.


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William A. Niskanen

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He was recently awarded a lifetime professional service award from the University of Chicago. See what’s been added to the collection in the current 1 2 3 4 5 6 weeks months years.

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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 bureacuracy active policy scholar. Represntative later chastised Regan as “a tower of jelly” in his book Reaganomics.

Catalogue Persistent Identifier https: Niskanen, Jr Bureaucracy–servant or master? Niskanen 5 August Niskanen No preview available – 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.

Olsen Limited preview – Variations on the Basic Model. Can I get a copy? Niskanen authored several books, academic articles, and essays on government and politics. Archived from the original on Nelson Limited preview –