The Covid-19 Pandemic A Public Choice View

This monograph evaluates public policy responses to the Covid-19 pandemic through a public choice lens. The book compares two prominent, albeit mutually exclusive, theories in social sciences—public interest theory and public choice theory—and explores how their predictions perform within the framew...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Karadimas, Panagiotis
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer Nature Switzerland 2023, 2023
Edition:1st ed. 2023
Series:Studies in Public Choice
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Public Interest Explanations VS Public Choice Explanations
  • Viral Mitigation: Weak Theoretical Underpinnings
  • The World Stampeded: From Mass Hysteria to Prolonged Mass Hysteria
  • Tradeoffs and Knock-on Effects
  • Public Choice Theory: An Explanation of the Pandemic Policy Responses
  • Epilogue: The Sound Scientific Grounds of Public Choice Theory