Books Authored or Edited by 
Professor Congleton


Oxford Handbook of Public Choice, Volumes 1 and 2 (Coedited with Bernard Grofmand and Stefan Voigt) Oxford: Oxford University Press (2018, forthcoming)
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Companion to the Political Economy of Rent Seeking (Edited with Arye Hillman) Edward Elgar, Cheltenham UK (2015).

Perfecting Parliament: Constitutional Reform, Liberalism, and the Rise of Western Democracy. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2011*). Link to Title Page and Introduction
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A subset has been translated into Japanese by H. Kato and A. Yokayama, The English Agency Ltd.

40 Years of Research on Rent Seeking. (2 Volumes) Edited with introduction by R. D. Congleton, A. L Hillman and K. Konrad. Heidelberg: Springer ISBN: 978-3-540-79188-1 710 + 830 pages (2008).
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Democratic Constitutional Design and Public Policy, Analysis and Evidence (with B. Swedenborg) Edited, with introduction by Congleton and Swedenborg. Cambridge Mass: MIT Press. Available in hardbound and paper pack. ISBN 0-262-53280-8, 408 pages (2006).
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Improving Democracy through Constitutional Reform: Some Swedish Lessons. Boston, Dordrecht, London: Kluwer Academic Publishers. ISBN 1402074328, 256 pages (2003). (Google Preview
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Att Förbättra Demokratin: En Politisk-Economisk Analys av Sveriges Grundlag (In Swedish). Stockholm: SNS Förlag, ISBN 91 7150-842-2, 221 pages (2002).

Politics by Principle, Not Interest: Towards Nondiscriminatory Democracy (with James M. Buchanan) New York, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Available in hardbound and paperback. ISBN-13: 9780521621878,  170 pages (1998). (Also available from Liberty Fund / google preview)
Translated into Chinese by the China Social Sciences Documentation Publishing House via agreement with Cambridge University Press. Yuan Ze Zheng Zhi, Er Fei Li Yi Zheng Zhi: Tong Xiang Fei Qi Shi Xing Min Shu. Beijing: She Hui Ke Xue Wen Xian Chu Ban She, ISBN 7801901630,  257 pages (2004).

The Political Economy of Environmental Protection: Analysis and Evidence.  Edited with introduction by R.D. Congleton. Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Press. ISBN 978-0-472-10602-8, 289 pages (1996).

The Economic Analysis of Rent Seeking. (with R. D. Tollison)  Edited, with introduction by R.D. Congleton and R. D. Tollison. London: Edward Elgar Press. ISBN-13: 978-1858980058, 397 pages (1995).
A subset has been translated into Japanese by the Japanese Public Choice Society, Economics of Rent Seeking. (H. Kato), Tokyo: Kieso Sobo, ISBN4 326-50231-2.  264 pages. (2002) cover of
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