Different Veils for Different Governments: The Veil of Ignorance in Shaping the Italian Decentralization

Emma Galli, Veronica Grembi

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We apply the idea of decision-making behind a veil of ignorance in the constitutional phase developed by Buchanan and Tullock (1962) to the process of drafting the Italian Constitution in 1948, especially with respect to the territorial organization of the Italian State.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBehind a Veil of Ignorance? : Power and Uncertainty in Constitutional Design
EditorsLouis M. Imbeau, Steve Jacob
Place of PublicationCham
PublisherSpringer Science+Business Media
Publication date2015
ISBN (Print)9783319149523
ISBN (Electronic)9783319149530
Publication statusPublished - 2015
SeriesStudies in Public Choice

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