Public Choice

(The TQCC of Public Choice is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
Public choice and public health29
Globalization and populism in Europe28
Aid curse with Chinese characteristics? Chinese development flows and economic reforms21
More human than human: measuring ChatGPT political bias19
The role of economic uncertainty in the rise of EU populism17
Political economy of financial crisis duration14
New evidence on the soft budget constraint: Chinese environmental policy effectiveness in SOE-dominated cities14
The rise of populist parties in the aftermath of a massive corruption scandal14
The comparative endurance and efficiency of religion: a public choice perspective12
Public expenditures and the risk of social dominance11
Emergencies: on the misuse of government powers11
Trade or raid: Acadian settlers and native Americans before 175511
Legal corruption?10
Epidemic disease and the state: Is there a tradeoff between public health and liberty?10
The economic theory of regulation and inequality10
Rent seeking for madness: the political economy of mental asylums in the United States, 1870 to 191010
Kornai on the affinity of systems: Is China today an illiberal capitalist system or a communist dictatorship?10
Political institutions and academic freedom: evidence from across the world10
Optimal lockdowns8
Political competition and legislative shirking in roll-call votes: Evidence from Germany for 1953–20178
How not to write a constitution: lessons from Chile8
The politics of bailouts: Estimating the causal effects of political connections on corporate bailouts during the 2008–2009 US financial crisis8
Federalism and pandemic policies: variety as the spice of life8
János Kornai, the Austrians, and the political and economic analysis of socialism8
Voting for the underdog or jumping on the bandwagon? Evidence from India’s exit poll ban8
Introduction: a special issue in honoring Janos Kornai7
Public health and expert failure7
Inframarginal externalities: COVID-19, vaccines, and universal mandates7
What is public health? public goods, publicized goods, and the conversion problem7
Do women always behave as corruption cleaners?7
Understanding cross-cultural differences in peer reporting practices: evidence from tax evasion games in Moldova and France7
James M. Buchanan and Frank H. Knight on democracy as “government by discussion”7
Bootleggers, Baptists and ballots: coalitions in Arkansas’ alcohol-legalization elections7
Janos Kornai: a non-mainstream pathway from economic planning to disequilibrium economics7
Marx after Kornai7
Foreign aid and terrorist groups: incidents, ideology, and survival7
“The theory of economic regulation” after 50 years7
The incidence and magnitude of the health costs of in-person schooling during the COVID-19 pandemic7
Contextual liberalism: the ordoliberal approach to private vices and public benefits7
Novel externalities6
Disruptive innovation and R&D ownership structures6
The gender wage gap: an analysis of US congressional staff members6
How price-gouging regulation undermined COVID-19 mitigation: county-level evidence of unintended consequences6
Hungary's U-turn in Kornai's system paradigm perspective: a case for national authoritarian capitalism6
Decentralized revenue sharing from broadcasting sports6
1956 in Hungary: as I saw it then and as I see it now6
Government externalities6
Military societies: self-governance and criminal justice in Indian country6
On the nature and structure of externalities6
Pork barrel politics and electoral returns at the local level6
Long live the doge? Death as a term limit on Venetian chief executives6
Do political protests mobilize voters? Evidence from the Black Lives Matter protests5
James M. Buchanan’s constitutional project: past and future5
The value of political connections in the post-transition period: evidence from Czechia5
Risk aversion in two-period rent-seeking games5
Rational inattention and politics: how parties use fiscal policies to manipulate voters5
Rent seeking and the decline of the Florentine school5
Evolution, uncertainty, and the asymptotic efficiency of policy5
Droughts and corruption5
The ideological use and abuse of Freiburg’s ordoliberalism5
Beyond Pigou: externalities and civil society in the supply–demand framework5
Foucault and Hayek on public health and the road to serfdom5
Culture, sovereignty, and the rule of law: lessons from Indian country5
Was Walter Eucken a proponent of authoritarian liberalism?5
In the land of OZ: designating opportunity zones5
The pox of politics: Troesken’s tradeoff reexamined5
Lobbying and lending by banks around the financial crisis by5
Behavioral economics and public choice: introduction to a special issue4
Institutional implant and economic stagnation: a counterfactual study of Somalia4
The institutional foundations of surf break governance in Atlantic Europe4
Trust and the protection of property rights: evidence from global regions4
Militant constitutionalism: a promising concept to make constitutional backsliding less likely?4
Dynamic anarchy: the evolution and economics of the beguny sect in eighteenth-twentieth century Russia4
The predatory state and coercive assimilation: The case of the Uyghurs in Xinjiang4
Pure-strategy Nash equilibrium in the spatial model with valence: existence and characterization4
Marketing Communist Party membership in China4
Rent-seeking, reform, and conflict: French parliaments at the end of the Old Regime4
Estimating the Effect of Rent-Seeking on income distribution: an analysis of U.S. States and Counties4
Decomposing political advertising effects on vote choices4
Split Cycle: a new Condorcet-consistent voting method independent of clones and immune to spoilers4
The logical foundations of constitutional democracy between legal positivism and natural law theory3
Rediscovering Buchanan’s rediscovery: non-market exchange versus antiseptic allocation3
Competitive lobbying in the influence production process and the use of spatial econometrics in lobbying research3
Rule selection invariance as a robustness check in collective choice and nonparametric statistical settings3
Informed voters and electoral outcomes: a natural experiment stemming from a fundamental information-technological shift3
Effects of per capita payments on governance: evidence from tribal casinos3
Ethics and good governance3
Democracy’s third wave and national defense spending3
Is corruption distasteful or just another cost of doing business?3
Bureaucratic discretion in policy implementation: evidence from the Allotment Era3
The determinants of social expenditures in OECD countries3
Individualism and racial tolerance3
Do political motivations and strategic considerations influence municipal annexation patterns?3
James M. Buchanan on “the relatively absolute absolutes” and “truth judgments” in politics3
Fines as enforcers’ rewards or as a transfer to society at large? Evidence on deterrence and enforcement implications3
Targeting inflation targeting: the influence of interest groups3
Veto players, market discipline, and structural fiscal consolidations3
Complex externalities, pandemics, and public choice3
Deterrence, settlement, and litigation under adversarial versus inquisitorial systems3
Cold bacon: co-partisan politics in Brazil3
Scoring rules, ballot truncation, and the truncation paradox3
The calculus of american indian consent: the law and economics of tribal constitutions3
Commissioned editorial commentary: exchange between Janos Kornai and Amartya Sen on Karl Marx3
Democracy and the quality of economic institutions: theory and evidence3