Rational Historical Institutionalism: With Application to British and Swedish Health Policy

@inproceedings{Hicks2009RationalHI,
  title={Rational Historical Institutionalism: With Application to British and Swedish Health Policy},
  author={Timothy Hicks},
  year={2009}
}
  • Timothy Hicks
  • Published 2009
  • Political Science
  • Historical institutionalists have been among the most cognizant of the importance of considerations of time in studying political phenomena. However, they have tended to do so in ways that assume the absence of sufficient information or rationality on the part of actors. By contrast, rational choice institutionalists have tended to hold precisely the reverse bias - seeing actors as rational and informed, but failing to consider the kinds of strategies that follow from explicit consideration of… CONTINUE READING
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