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Unformatted text preview: -How do you balance the power of government? -Always a struggle-Enough power to preserve rights, but not so much to violate them.-Social contract-Consent of people, of the governed.-People give legitimacy to the government. 8 & 9 Schepsly and Bonsceck?-Naughty or nice to allies?-Politics-Constraining free will-Allocating scarce resources-Views cooperation as self-interest-Tragedy of the Commons-Without self-interest, resources are not maintained.-If your car is polluting, no self interest to fix car. Individually rational for you to not get your car fixed, but not collectively rational....
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- Spring '09