Following Their Leaders: Democracy in Theory and Practice

Source: EconLog
by Kevin Corcoran

“In the last few posts in this series, I’ve described different key ideas Randall Holcombe outlines in his book Following Their Leaders: Political Preferences and Public Policy. Here, I want to bring all these ideas together and describe the challenge they present to common assumptions about and arguments in favor of democracy. To do this, let’s go back to the beginning.” (05/20/23)