Manipulating uncertainty

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Uncertainty about the distributional incidence of policy reforms may, if it impinges selectively on particular subsets of voters, alter the direction of the majority vote. This possibility should be a matter of special concern when subject to potential manipulation by a purposeful agent such as a Leviathan-like bureaucracy. This paper discusses a constitutional defense against such prospect.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)255-271
Number of pages17
JournalConstitutional Political Economy
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1994


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