Phillip W. Magness

U.S. Economic & Political History

Mancur Olson and the ‘Public Choice Circle’

| May 13, 2019

Did James M. Buchanan ideologically exclude scholars who sat to the political left of him from the “public choice circle” in the formative years of the subfield? That’s the claim in an older post by Brad DeLong, which sparked a renewed discussion and subsequent commentary from him over the weekend. DeLong’s post consists of a […]