Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Peter Isard , and Allan Drazen
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 September 2004
Keywords: Ownership, deliberative democracy, cheap talk, interest groups, voting, political science, democratic values, Models of Political Processes: Rent-seeking, Elections, Legislatures
We use the concepts of deliberative democracy from political science and cheap talk from economics to develop a better understanding of how public discussion can contribute to building and demonstrating ownership o...