Legislative Term Limits: Public Choice Perspectives

  • Bernard Grofman

Part of the Studies in Public Choice book series (SIPC, volume 10)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Introduction to the Term Limits Debate: Hypotheses in Search of Data

  3. Predicting the Impact of Term Limits on Legislator Behavior and Electoral Responsiveness

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 19-19
    2. Amihai Glazer, Martin P. Wattenberg
      Pages 37-46
    3. Linda R. Cohen, Matthew L. Spitzer
      Pages 47-65
    4. Elisabeth R. Gerber, Arthur Lupia
      Pages 87-99
    5. W. Robert Reed, D. Eric Schansberg
      Pages 101-116
  4. Predicting the Impact of term Limits on Legislative Turnover and Party Balance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 117-117
    2. Gary F. Moncrief, Joel A. Thompson, Michael Haddon, Robert Hoyer
      Pages 119-128
    3. John B. Gilmour, Paul Rothstein
      Pages 145-174
  5. Voter Attitudes and the Contemporary Movement for Legislative Term Limits

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 183-183
    2. Keith Boeckelman, Gina Corell
      Pages 185-197
    3. John David Rausch Jr., Gary W. Copeland
      Pages 199-214
    4. Andrew R. Dick, John R. Lott Jr.
      Pages 215-227
    5. Daniel Friedman, Donald Wittman
      Pages 229-236
    6. Alexander Tabarrok
      Pages 237-244
  6. Term Limits in Historical and Comparative Perspective

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 347-385

About this book


In developing Legislative Term Limits, the editor has included material that has explicit and testable models about the expected consequences of term limits that reflect Public Choice perspectives. This book contains the best efforts of economists and political scientists to predict the consequences of legislative term limits.


Geschäftsordnung Legislative Public Choice conflict state

Editors and affiliations

  • Bernard Grofman
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaIrvineUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1996
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-7307-3
  • Online ISBN 978-94-009-1812-2
  • Series Print ISSN 0924-4700
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