The Economic Effects of Constitutions

@inproceedings{Persson2003TheEE,
  title={The Economic Effects of Constitutions},
  author={Torsten Persson and Guido Tabellini},
  year={2003}
}
The authors of The Economic Effects of Constitutions use econometric tools to study what they call the "missing link" between constitutional systems and economic policy; the book is an uncompromisingly empirical sequel to their previous theoretical analysis of economic policy. Taking recent theoretical work as a point of departure, they ask which theoretical findings are supported and which are contradicted by the facts. The results are based on comparisons of political institutions across… 
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