Archives for June 2002

Why is there So Little Money in U.S. Politics?

Thirty years ago, Gordon Tullock posed a provocative puzzle: considering the value of public policies at stake and the reputed influence of campaign contributions in policy-making, why is there so little money in U.S. politics? In this paper, the authors argue that campaign contributions are not a form of policy-buying, but are rather a form of political participation and consumption.

Filed Under: Contribution Limits, Contribution Limits, Contributions & Limits, Research, Contribution Limits, Contributions & Limits

The Center for Competitive Politics is now the Institute for Free Speech.