Public Choice

, Volume 159, Issue 1–2, pp 313–315 | Cite as

Wayne A. Leighton and Edward J. López: Madmen, intellectuals, and academic scribblers: the economic engine of political change

Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2013. xiv + 209 pages. USD 29.95 (cloth)
Book Review


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Economics and FinanceUtah State UniversityLoganUSA

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