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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.
Also check out:
What Does It Mean to Be Libertarian? -- ep 64 of The Seen and the Unseen
Public Choice: A Primer -- Eomonn Butler
Politics Without Romance -- Amit Varma's monthly column on Public Choice for Bloomberg Quint
Parkinson's Law -- C Northcote Parkinson
The Calculus of Consent -- James Buchanan and Gordon Tullock
Bureaucracy and Public Economics -- William A Niskanen
Urban Governance in India -- ep 31 of The Seen and the Unseen
Restaurant Regulations in India -- ep 18 of The Seen and the Unseen
Of Endings and Beginnings -- Amit Varma's goodbye editorial for Pragati
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