What fun

Ashford University course work:

ECO 204 Week 5 Discussion 2 Public Choice and Rent Seeking (Ashford University)
Public Choice and Rent Seeking [WLOs: 4, 5] [CLOs: 1, 4, 6, 7]. 1st Post Due by Day 3. Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read Tim Worstall’s article, One Benefit of Nancy MacLean’s Democracy in Chains – Public Choice and Rent Seeking Popularised.
Based on the article’s information and Chapter 14 in your textbook, especially Sections 14.1 and 14.2, respond to the following:
• What is the public choice idea or theory?
• Explain what rent seeking is.
• How can you combine the ideas of public choice and rent seeking?

OK, Ashford, but still.

Being used in a syllabus I’ve not assigned myself….

4 comments on “What fun

  1. Shurely another professor, at an only slightly more prestigious institution, should also be using your materials to teach economics?

  2. Once you published it, you’ve lost control over what others do with it. You are now a ‘source’ (or ‘resource’). Question is, was it peer-reviewed? If it was, and it mentions Global Warming, then it’s ‘established science’, even if it was reviewed by your best mate over a drink …

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