The Constitutional Dilemma of European Integration
19 Pages Posted: 16 Dec 2011
Date Written: 1998
The paper analyzes European integration from a constitutional economics perspective. It is argued that the use of the Prisoners' Dilemma as a description of the advantages of European integration is fallacious. If the situation is a PD, the solution is impossible; if it is not, it is unnecessary.
Keywords: prisoners dilemma, constitutions, constitutional economics, public choice, European Union
JEL Classification: D70, D72, D62
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation