Constitutional Political Economy

The International Library of Critical Writings in Economics series

Edited by Stefan Voigt, Director, Institute of Law and Economics, University of Hamburg, Germany

This authoritative new collection includes the most important published articles on the normative and positive branches of constitutional political economy.

‘By bringing together, from a variety of diverse and broadly scattered sources, papers and chapters on constitutional political economy, Stefan Voigt has not only rendered a great service to scholars working on the subject, he has at the same time documented how the issues though varied are complementary. The collection also makes apparent how the treatment of constitutional problems has evolved; it is so wide-ranging that it is possible that some political economy students of constitutions may discover analytical dimensions of the subject that had hitherto escaped their attention. It will, no doubt, supply some with new topics for reflection and research. Voigt’s introduction is masterful. Though all the papers and chapters have been published previously, the two volumes make a genuine contribution.’
– Albert Breton, University of Toronto, Canada

‘This is a wonderful collection on constitutional political economy. It contains works by all of the major scholars in the field, and it covers the material in a comprehensive manner. There is also a very useful introduction by Professor Voigt, with an extensive bibliography that could easily serve as a reading list for courses in this area. I strongly recommend these volumes to persons working on and teaching constitutional political economy.’
– Robert D. Tollison, University of Mississippi, US

2003 1,088 pp Hardback 978 1 84376 172 3 £382.50 £425.00 $554.40 $616.00

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