How Big a Budget Do the People Prefer?
By Earl R. Brubaker
This article appeared in the Fall 1998 issue of The Independent Review


Pollsters and economists have much to say about how to discover and measure public preferences. Fiscal policy—including the setting of the overall size of public budgets—could be made more democratic by integrating the approaches of both groups.

Other Independent Review articles by Earl R. Brubaker
    Winter 1997   The Tragedy of the Budgetary Commons

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