© 2008

The Design and Use of Political Economy Indicators

Challenges of Definition, Aggregation, and Application

  • Editors
  • King Banaian
  • Bryan Roberts

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. King Banaian, Marta Podemska, Bryan Roberts
    Pages 1-14
  3. H. Lane David
    Pages 15-32
  4. John E. Anderson
    Pages 57-79
  5. Pariyate Potchamanawong, Arthur T. Denzau, Sunil Rongala, Joshua C. Walton, Thomas D. Willett
    Pages 81-102
  6. Bryan Roberts
    Pages 103-138
  7. King Banaian, William Luksetich
    Pages 155-170
  8. Joshua C. Walton, Apanard Angkinand, Marina Arbetman, Marie Besançon, Eric M. P. Chiu, Suzanne Danis et al.
    Pages 187-215
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 217-219

About this book


This edited volume seeks to provide a critical and technical look at international political economic indices (PEIs). It examines measurement issues, relates PEIs to economic theory, and suggests better measures than those currently used.


economic policy economic theory political economy welfare

About the authors

KING BANAIAN is a Professor and Chariman of the Department of Economics at St. Cloud State University, USA.
BRYAN ROBERTS is a Program Manager for the Department of Homeland Security.

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