Topics Economic plans

Constitute topics are built from the variables in the Comparative Constitutions Project’s dataset, which captures the content of world constitutions. The particular variables relevant to this topic are listed below, in the form of survey questions.

More information about the CCP’s research design is available here, including background information on how the team designed the inventory of constitutional topics as well as the full coding survey


Mention of national economic plans, possibly with the procedure for establishing them. Such procedures may include special rules for proposal, approval, or amendment.




communism; fiscal policy

Survey Questions

  • Does the constitution mention the adoption of national economic plans?
  • How often does the government have to make a national economic plan?
  • Who initiates national economic plans?
  • Who approves national economic plans?
  • What are the details of the process to approve national economic plans?