Passing the Affordable Care Act
Transaction Costs, Legerdemain, Acquisition of Control
By Charlotte Twight
This article appeared in the Fall 2017 issue of The Independent Review.
Government officials in favor of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 used a variety of methods to ensure its passage and entrenchment. The power of these strategies and tactics can be seen most clearly by viewing them through the analytical lens of political transaction-cost manipulation theory.
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|Fall 2015||DoddFrank: Accretion of Power, Illusion of Reform|
|Spring 2008||Sovereign Impunity|
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