Japan's Political Marketplace (Google eBook)
Harvard University Press, Jun 1, 2009 - History - 272 pages
Mark Ramseyer and Frances McCall Rosenbluth show how rational-choice theory can be applied to Japanese politics. Using the concept of principal and agent, Ramseyer
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Electoral Rules and Party Strategy
Demographics and Policy
Political Structure and Bureaucratic Incentives
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Page vii - Co., and president of Yankee Atomic Electric Co. The following were elected to URA's board to represent member institutions, which are divided into 15 geographical groups : Group one : Robert F. Bacher, acting president, California Institute of Technology ; for the University of California (Los Angeles), the University of California (San Diego), and the California Institute of Technology. Group two: Edward M. McMillan, director, Lawrence Radiation Laboratory. University of California (Berkeley) ;...