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Conclusion

  • Cristine de ClercyEmail author
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Part of the Studies in Public Choice book series (SIPC, volume 32)

Abstract

As demonstrated in the preceding twelve chapters, this work presents two different approaches to considering uncertainty in constitutional design. First, the subject of constitutional design is engaged. In Chaps.  2 4, the authors introduce this project’s theoretical foundation and delineate its intellectual inheritance and development. For the second approach, key propositions drawn from Buchanan and Tullock’s work then are tested in nine independent case studies. So, to this point, the analysis has moved from the abstract level to concrete and specific analysis.

Keywords

Political Elite Constitutional Choice Constitutional Design Greek Case Swiss Case 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Political ScienceThe University of Western OntarioLondonCanada

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