ISBN-10:
0262532808
ISBN-13:
9780262532808
Pub. Date:
05/26/2006
Publisher:
MIT Press
Democratic Constitutional Design and Public Policy: Analysis and Evidence

Democratic Constitutional Design and Public Policy: Analysis and Evidence

by Roger D. Congleton, Birgitta Swedenborg

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ISBN-13: 9780262532808
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 05/26/2006
Series: The MIT Press
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Roger D. Congleton is Professor of Economics and Senior Research Associate at the Center for Study of Public Choice at George Mason University and Senior Research Associate at the Center for Business and Policy Studies (SNS) in Stockholm.

Birgitta Swedenborg is Research Director of SNS and coauthor of Turning Sweden Around (MIT Press, 1994).

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Iain McLean

This book brings together some of the most exciting recent work on what makes constitutions work and what causes them to fail. In territory that was until recently the exclusive province of lawyers, an eminent group of economists and political scientists gambol freely, with fascinating results. It will be essential for scholars and students of constitutional theory.

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita

This is an undertaking of major importance not only for social scientists but for government officials and advisors. Democratic Constitutional Design and Public Policy is an exemplar of how to translate rigorous and demanding research into clearly stated ideas and arguments that should inform the efforts of anyone concerned with nation building or government reform.

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This book brings together some of the most exciting recent work on what makes constitutions work and what causes them to fail. In territory that was until recently the exclusive province of lawyers, an eminent group of economists and political scientists gambol freely, with fascinating results. It will be essential for scholars and students of constitutional theory.

Iain McLean, Professor of Politics, University of Oxford

This is an undertaking of major importance not only for social scientists but for government officials and advisors. Democratic Constitutional Design and Public Policy is an exemplar of how to translate rigorous and demanding research into clearly stated ideas and arguments that should inform the efforts of anyone concerned with nation building or government reform.

Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, Department of Politics, New York University, and Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

This book brings together some of the most exciting recent work on what makes constitutions work and what causes them to fail. In territory that was until recently the exclusive province of lawyers, an eminent group of economists and political scientists gambol freely, with fascinating results. It will be essential for scholars and students of constitutional theory.

Iain McLean, Professor of Politics, University of Oxford

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This book brings together some of the most exciting recent work on what makes constitutions work and what causes them to fail. In territory that was until recently the exclusive province of lawyers, an eminent group of economists and political scientists gambol freely, with fascinating results. It will be essential for scholars and students of constitutional theory.

Iain McLean, Professor of Politics, University of Oxford

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