Tag - Public Choice

All Hail Public Choice Theory!

Governments consist of people, and people respond to incentives. For this reason, there is no better way to understand government than through the tools of economics. Episode 121 of The Seen and the Unseen is a rerun of an old episode of The Pragati Podcast, in which Amit Varma introduces Pavan Srinath to the mindblowing insights of Public Choice Theory.

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Keep the Cheaters Out

A new study shows that cheating as a student is a a good indicator of future corruption in the civil services. This is why screening for those jobs should not be based on ability alone.

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