University of Chicago

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1126 East 59th Street
Chicago
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60637
United States


May 16–17, 2013
Organizers:

Scott Ashworth, University of Chicago Harris School
Christopher Berry, University of Chicago Harris School
Ethan Bueno de Mesquita, University of Chicago Harris School
Roger Myerson, University of Chicago
Tom Ginsburg, University of Chicago, Law School
Richard Van Weelden, University of Chicago

The Becker Friedman Institute conference on “Constitutional Design and the Scope of Government” will study how different constitutional structures impact policy outcomes. It will focus on topics related to federalism, the separation of powers, and checks and balances in governmental institutions. A particular focus will be on the trade off between unified and divided authority, as well as the multitask problems created by unified authority. The conference will feature both theoretical and empirical research related to these topics.

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