By Tom Ginsburg, Aziz Huq

From London to Libya, from Istanbul to Iceland, there's nice curiosity between comparative constitutional students and practitioners approximately whilst a proposed structure is probably going to prevail. yet what does it suggest for a structure to be successful? Are there common standards of good fortune, and which follow around the board? Or, is the alternative of standards completely idiosyncratic? This edited quantity takes at the notion of constitutional luck and indicates the manifold ways that it may be understood. It collects essays from philosophers, political scientists, empiricists and felony students, that procedure the definition of constitutional good fortune from many alternative angles. It additionally brings jointly case stories from Africa, Europe, Latin the US, the center East and Asia. by means of exploring a diverse array of constitutional histories, this ebook exhibits how complicated principles of constitutional good fortune play out in a different way in numerous contexts and gives examples of the way luck might be otherwise outlined below diverse situations.

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Levels of law and order, the environment for doing business, and metrics of social and economic performance) have only a tangential relationship with particular constitutional choices. Exogenous shocks (whether positive or negative) can have a much larger causal effect on their variables. That being said, however, a careful and counterfactual inquiry might be able to establish some plausible relationships between the constitutional text and the observed level of public-good production. Assessing constitutional performance 23 To summarize, we have suggested a quartet of mid-level benchmarks of constitutional success that are analytically distinct, but surely related.

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