Category Archives: Political Concepts

How Income Inequality Leads to and Supports Political Capture

As can be seen in posts pondering the past, present and or future nature of the Chinese, Brazilian or Ancient Roman political economy, capture is inevitably a recurring theme in my analyses. More specifically, I have recently found myself leaning … Continue reading

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The Rise and Fall of the Roman Republic – Citizenship, Expansion, Income Inequality and Empire

This post is not supposed to offer a formal and authoritative or complete account, description or thesis of the rise and fall of the Roman Republic. Instead, it rather quickly and incompletely summarises what small and insignificant information I gathered … Continue reading

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The Logic of Collective Action

I’ve been meaning to do this for a while, but only now found the time. The following is a model of interest group lobbying as taken from “A Theory of Groups and Organizations”, the first chapter of “The Logic of Collective … Continue reading

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