Constitutional Political Economy is a forum for research in the broad field of constitutional analysis. Its grounding discipline is economics, but, the systematic study of institutions requires consideration of economic, political, legal, and philosophical movitations, rules, and effects. As a consequence, the journal is interdisciplinary and includes research from a variety of perspectives.

Constitutional analysis is the main focuses of the journal, but it also includes research on public policy, legal institutions, norms, and methodological issues.

The journal is published quarterly by Springer Verlag. Issues normally include 5 or 6 high quality papers on constitutional political economy, public choice, political theory, methodology, and law and economics.

Officially cited as: Const Polit Econ
  • Presents research which integrates the study of political, legal and moral institutions into economic analysis
  • Discussion spans a range of social sciences, including law, philosophy, political science and sociology
  • Offers theoretical and empirical research, as well as contributions to constitutional policy issues

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  • Roger Congleton,
  • Stefan Voigt
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