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The Economic Constitution

Tony Prosser


There has been little analysis of the constitutional framework for management of the UK economy, either in constitutional law or regulatory studies. This is in contrast to many other countries where the concept of an ‘economic constitution’ is well established, as it is in the law of the European Union. Given the extensive role of the state in attempting to resolve recent financial crises in the UK and elsewhere in Europe, it is particularly important to develop such an analysis. The book sets out different meanings of an economic constitution, and applies them to key areas of economic managem ... More

Keywords: Constitution, regulation, economic management, taxation, public spending, monetary policy, financial services, state shareholdings, procurement

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199644537
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644537.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tony Prosser, author
Professor of Public Law, University of Bristol