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Author Jones, Garett, author.

Title 10% less democracy : why you should trust elites a little more and the masses a little less / Garett Jones
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2020]
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Contents Introduction : the source of my idea -- The big benefits of a small dose of democracy -- Longer terms, braver politicians -- Central bank "independence" -- The 2% solution -- This chapter does not apply to your country -- Bondholders as a separate and coequal branch of government -- Jonathan Rauch, prophet of political realism -- The hard case of the European Union -- Singapore : flourishing with 40% less democracy -- Conclusion : buying the right dose of democracy
Summary Democracy is a matter of degree, and this book offers mainstream empirical evidence that shows how rich democracies would be better off with a few degrees less of it
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 19, 2021)
Subject Democracy.
Economic policy.
Electronic books.
Elite (Social sciences)
Representative government and representation.
Economic policy.
Elite (Social sciences)
Representative government and representation.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019017660
ISBN 1503611213
Other Titles 10 percent less democracy
Ten percent less democracy