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The Application of Laboratory Experimental Methods to Public Choice

Plott, Charles R. (1979) The Application of Laboratory Experimental Methods to Public Choice. In: Collective Decision Making: Applications from Public Choice Theory. Johns Hopkins University Press , Baltimore, MD, pp. 137-160. ISBN 9780801823206.

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Many claim that laboratory experimentation is impossible in economics and political science. Given the academic questions currently central to these disciplines, such claims, while debatable, are certainly understandable. The major focus of the field of public choice, however, is somewhat different from the traditional fields, and as a result laboratory methodology seems to be particularly appropriate.

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