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Agenda Control, the Median Justice, and the Majority Opinion on the U.S. Supreme Court
Some scholars argue that the author of the majority opinion exercises the most influence over the Court’s opinion-writing process and so can determine what becomes Court policy, at least within theExpand
THEORIES OF DELEGATION
▪ Abstract We survey modern models of delegation that assume a boss and a subordinate pursue their own goals. Among the major themes covered are the following: the conditions under which the bossExpand
Strategic Behavior and Policy Choice on the U.S. Supreme Court
@fmct:Contents @toc4:List of Figures and Tables Preface Acknowledgments @toc1:Part I: Theories of Supreme Court Decision-Making @toc2:1 Introduction @toc3:Plan of the Book @toc2:2 Seven DistinctionsExpand
Agenda Control, Organizational Structure, and Bureaucratic Politics
The literature on "bureaucratic politics" has not given adequate consideration to the impact of organizational structures on decision making and policy formation. This paper fills this gap byExpand
Learning in Hierarchies
The formal hierarchical structures of organizations can be expected to affect the organizations' behavior in many different ways. One kind of impact is that their structures may affect how theirExpand
Why Politics is More Fundamental Than Economics
Efficient incentive-compatible schemes for resolving hidden action and hidden information problems have been shown to exist, thereby offering the hope that public goods can be provided in a neutral,Expand
IN DEFENCE OF LUTHER GULICK'S‘NOTES ON THE THEORY OF ORGANIZATION
This article reviews a debate in public administration which occurred some 40 years ago between two giants of public administration, Luther Gulick and Herbert Simon. Simon is generally considered toExpand
Rethinking Allison's Models
The ideas in Graham Allison's Essence of Decision (1971) have had an enormous impact on the study and teaching of bureaucracy and foreign policy making. While Allison's work has received considerableExpand
THE CORE OF THE CONSTITUTION
It is often argued that the United States Constitution was designed so as to create a stable political order. Yet in the literature on the formal theory of democracy, there has been very littleExpand
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