Bureaucrats or Politicians? Comment
Abstract:Alesina and Tabellini (2007) investigate the normative criteria for allocating policy tasks to bureaucrats versus politicians. While they establish criteria with respect to a number of parameters, they do not give a criterion with respect to the degree of imperfect monitoring. We establish an unambiguous criterion about imperfect monitoring.
Document Type: Short Communication
Publication date: March 1, 2008
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