Modern Political Economy: A Brief History and Some Applications


Keith Jakee, Florida Atlantic University


Publication Number: 2021-22

Publication Date: Thursday, November 4, 2021

This article--designed to give readers unfamiliar with public choice a historical overview and flavor for the kinds of problems considered--is divided into three main sections, “historical origins,” the “modern founders of MPE,” and a brief description of some “current issues” studied by public choice scholars.