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Positive Constitutional Economics II—A Survey of Recent Developments

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  • Stefan Voigt

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Analysis of the economic effects of constitutional rules has made substantial progress over the last decade. This survey provides an overview of this rapidly growing research area and also discusses a number of methodological issues and identifies underresearched areas. It argues that the next logical step of Positive Constitutional Economics is to endogenize constitutional rules.

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Paper provided by Philipps-Universität Marburg, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Department of Economics (Volkswirtschaftliche Abteilung) in its series MAGKS Papers on Economics with number 200936.

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Date of creation: 2009
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Keywords: Positive Constitutional Economics; Constitutional Political Economy; Economic Effects of Constitutions; New Institutional Economics; Endogenous Constitutions;

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