econ 80a lecture 13

econ 80a lecture 13 - OLSON....1982...

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Unformatted text preview: OLSON....1982 NEOCLASSICAL/INSTITUTIONAL APPROACH MOTIVATION 1. Keynsian problem micro/macro (last part of the book (Ch. 7 which can be omitted. 2. Changes on the international scene...Germany/Japan vs. US/GB 3. Problems of un-governability (along with Lindblom) and as an exercise in theory (page 10) LOGIC OF THE THEORY Dealing with non governmental public goods , and PRIVATE organization here is unlikely where the group is large and heterogeneous...effort/return is large>>>>leading to a "Let George do it" mentality. With government, group cooperation comes via voluntary coercion...----with private groups, however 1) need for selective incentives, positive, negative, formal and informal 2) social homogeneity makes joining easier since interaction among group members will be required---- the larger the group, the less likely (without very strong incentives) for organization; thus, organizations are apt to represent relatively small interest groups p. 31 . in no major countries, are there likely to be private organizations for the "masses" .and even where such organizations exist (for the poor and the environment) the numbers of individuals participating will be relatively small p.p....
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This note was uploaded on 09/18/2011 for the course ECON 80a taught by Professor Kaun,d during the Spring '08 term at UCSC.

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