The growth of government: A protection explanation

Michael D. Bordo, Daniel Landau

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Abstract

Our approach to the explanation of the growth of government achieves three things: it ties together under the protection heading most government expenditure programs; it explains the timing of the growth of government; and it resolves the paradox of democratic government not serving the majority interest.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)167-174
Number of pages8
JournalPublic Choice
Volume53
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987

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  • Economics and Econometrics

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Bordo, Michael D. ; Landau, Daniel. / The growth of government : A protection explanation. In: Public Choice. 1987 ; Vol. 53, No. 2. pp. 167-174.
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