Records relating to keyword "Theory"

  • Foundations of the state in theory and practice: reading Bremer and the counterinsurgency field manual (Nov 2007)

    Keywords: Theory Politics

    Roger Myerson, 2007 Nobel laureate in economics, evaluates two approaches to state-building applied in Iraq. The first, exemplified by Paul Bremer, focuses on the constitution. The other is concerned with security and effective governance, and is demonstrated in the US Army`s Counterinsurgency Field Manual

    one focussed on the constitution, exemplified by Paul Bremer. as outlined in Paul Bremer's biography of his years in Iraq and by the US Army's Counterinsurgency Field Manual. Myerson highlights an area he believes these theories have overlooked: that civil servants should be able to expect rewards for loyally serving the state.