Table of contents for Rules and reason : perspectives on constitutional political economy / edited by Ram Mudambi, Pietro Navarra, Giuseppe Sobbrio.

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Foreword James M. Buchanan
1. Constitutional issues in modern democracies Ram Mudambi, Pietro Navarra and Giuseppe Sobbrio
2. On writing a constitution Dennis C. Mueller
3. Constitutional order and economic evolution: competitive and protectionist interests in democratic societies Viktor Vanberg
4. The efficacy of arbitrary rules James M. Buchanan and Yong J. Yoon
5. Constitutional political economy and civil society Charles K. Rowley
6. The constitutional conflict between protecting expectations and moral evolution Nicolaus Tiseman
7. Ideological competition and institutions: why cultural explanations of development patterns are not nonsense Michael J. Ensley and Michael C. Munger
8. Electoral systems and the art of constitutional engineering: an inventory of the main findings Bernard N. Grofman and Andrew Reynolds
9. Ordinary elections and constitutional arrangements Pierre Salmon
10. The cost imposed on political coalitions by constituent parties: the case of Italian National Elections Ram Mudambi, Peitro Navarra and Giuseppe Sobbrio
11. A model of two-party campaigns in pluralistic elections and evidence Chris W. Paul II and Allen W. Wilhite
12. Ensuring a stable Federal State: economics or political institutional design Mikhail Filippov, Peter C. Ordeshokk and Olga V. Shevetsova
13. A proposal for dynamic European Federalism: FOCJ Bruno S. Frey and Reiner Eichenberger
14. The Maastricht 'excessive deficit' rules and creative accounting Francesco Forte
15. Subsidiarity, federalism, and direct democracy as basic elements of a Federal European Constitution Friedrich Schneider and Alexander F. Wagner.

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