Archive for February 28th, 2013

Was Mancur Olson Wrong?

February 28, 2013

Beginning today’s super hectic day with this nice article by Jonathan Rauch. The article  is a review of this  book: Strength in Numbers: The Political Power of Weak Interests. The book is  by Prof. Gunnar Trumbull’s of HBS.

The book criticises Mancur Olson’s ideas of logic of collective action. Olson said people with narrow interests can organise themselves better as interest groups.

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