The Economic Effects of Constitutions

  title={The Economic Effects of Constitutions},
  author={T. Persson and G. Tabellini},
  • T. Persson, G. Tabellini
  • Published 2003
  • Political Science
  • 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… CONTINUE READING
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