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 policyincluding the setting of the overall size of public budgetscould be made more democratic by integrating the approaches of both groups.
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