The political economy of expertise : information and efficiency in American national politics / Kevin M. Esterling
- Esterling, Kevin M.
- Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, 
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- Physical Description:
- xiv, 286 pages ; 24 cm
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- Democracy in an age of information and analysis -- Policy expertise and accountability to citizens -- Policy expertise and interest group pressure -- Policy expertise and congressional learning -- Introduction to the case studies -- Emissions trading and confidence from EPA experimentation -- School choice, uncertainty, and conceptual ambiguities -- HMOs and methodological ambiguities -- Discussion of the cases -- The political economy of expertise -- Appendix : validity and reliability issues.
- 0472113984 (cloth : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-275) and indexes.
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