Coase-Sandor Working Paper Series in Law and Economics
Although the question of whether constitutional rights matter is of great theoretical and practical importance, we know little about whether any constitutional rights actually improve rights in practice. We test the effectiveness of six political rights.
Adam S. Chilton & Mila Versteeg, "Do Constitutional Rights Make a Difference?" (Coase-Sandor Institute for Law & Economics Working Paper No. 694, 2014) available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2477530..