Modeling Constitutional Choice: Reflections on ‘The Calculus of Consent’ 50 Years On

13 Pages Posted: 18 May 2012

Date Written: May 16, 2012

Abstract

A Danish political scientist reflects on how James Buchanan and Gordon Tullock’s The Calculus of Consent (1962) influenced his own thinking on issues in political economy and public choice.

Keywords: Constitutions, political economy, public choice

JEL Classification: B29, B31, D70, D71, D72, P19

Suggested Citation

Kurrild-Klitgaard, Peter, Modeling Constitutional Choice: Reflections on ‘The Calculus of Consent’ 50 Years On (May 16, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2060966 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2060966

Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard (Contact Author)

University of Copenhagen ( email )

Dept. of Political Science
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Copenhagen, DK-1014
Denmark
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+45 35 32 33 99 (Fax)

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