Solving the Riddle of Tax Reform: Party Competition and the Politics of Ideas
David R. Beam, Timothy J. Conlan, AND Margaret T. Wrightson explain why the Tax Reform Act of 1986 was adopted by Congress in the face of staunch interest-group pressure. Their analysis emphasizes the increasing importance of ideas, experts, policy entrepreneurship, and the media in the American policy process.
The Rehnquist Court and Contemporary American Federalism, Timothy J. Conlan and François Vergniolle De Chantal
The Price of Federalism, Paul E. Peterson Reviewed by Timothy J. Conlan
Coping with Mandates: What Are the Alternatives?, Michael Fix and Daphne A. Kenyon Reviewed by Timothy J. Conlan
The Regulation of American Federalism, Donald F. Kettl Reviewed by Timothy J. Conlanmore by this author
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