Economic aspects in the Iraqi constitution issued in 2005

  • Ismael Mustafa Abdulrahman Soran Technical Institute-Erbil Polytechnic University
Keywords: The Iraqi Constitution, Economic Aspects, Constitutional Economy


Legal institutions and organizations play a fundamental role in creating a favorable climate for economic activity and building a society that enjoys freedom and safety. The importance of this research comes from its discussion of the constitution of a federal state that suffers from problems that have their roots in the structure of the state. The research aims to analyze items related to economic aspects and compare them with similar articles of the constitutions of selected countries. The research reached a set of conclusions including, the Iraqi Constitution contains a set of articles related to the economy, but some of them suffer from lack of clarity and others from overlapping. Finally, a number of recommendations were presented, including the promulgation of some laws in order to clarify and consolidate the provisions of the constitution.


دستور الإتحاد الروسي الصادر عام 1993شاملا تعديلاته لغاية عام 2014
دستور ألمانيا الصادر عام 1949 شاملا تعديلاته لغاية عام 2014,
دستور الإمارات العربية المتحدة الصادر عام 1971 شاملا تعديلاته لغاية عام 2009,
الدستور الأردني الصادر عام 1952 شاملا تعديلاته حتى عام 2011,
دستور بلجيكا الصادر عام 1831 شاملا تعديلاته لغاية عام 2014,
دستور الولايات المتحدة الأمريكية الصادر عام 1789 شاملا تعديلاته لغاية عام 1992,
دستور كندا الصادر عام 1867 شاملا تعديلاته لغاية عام 2011,
دستور مصر الصادر عام 2014 شاملا تعديلاته لغاية عام 2019,
دستور العراق الصادر عام 2005, .
العبودي, عثمان سلمان غيلان, (2015), الدستور كوثيقة اقتصادية (دراسة في الدستور الأمريكي), مجلة كلية الحقوق/جامعة النهرين, Volume: 17 Issue: 1 .
شكري, بن زعرور, (2016), الإدارة العامة: بعض الأمراض المستعصية و طرق مواجهتها, Algerian Journal of Economic Performance no.1, 2016.
شياب, عبدالخالق و عباس نعمات, (2017), الحق فى عدم التمييز فى السودان, الكتاب السنوي للمنظمة العربية للقانون الدستوري: 2015-2016
الراوي, احمد عمر, (2008), حقوق الإنسان االقتصادية والاجتماعيةفي الدستور العراقي الجديد, مجلة مركز المستنصرية للدراسات العربية والدولية Issue: 25.
Buchanan, James M, (1990), Constitutional political Economy, vol. 1, no, 1 Buchanan - Constitutional Economics.pdf.
Backhaus, Jurgen G, (2005), The Elgar companion to Law and Economics, Second Edition, Edward Elgar publishing limited, UK.
Gérard, Marcel, (2014), Economic aspects of constitutional change: the case of Belgium, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, SUMMER 2014, Vol. 30, No. 2.
Gründler.Klaus and Potrafke. Niklas, (2020), CESifo Working Paper No. 8305.
Ménard, Claude, 2001, JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC METHODOLOGY, Vol. 8, nr 1, 2001.
Mingyu Liu, (2020), THE LOGIC PARADIGM OF BUCHANAN’S CONSTITUTIONAL ECONOMICS, Kutafin University Law Review Volume 7 Issue 1.
Moustafa, Tamir, (2007), The Struggle for Constitutional Power law, politics, and economic development in Egypt, Cambridge University Press, New York, USA.
Roderick Kiewiet and Kristin Szakaly, Constitutional Limitations on Borrowing: An Analysis of State Bonded Indebtedness, Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 12, No. 1 Apr., 1996.
Sachs, Jeffrey D., Wing Thye Woo, and Xiaokai Yang. “Economic Reforms and Constitutional Transition.” CID Working Paper Series 2000.43, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, April 2000.
How to Cite
Abdulrahman I. Economic aspects in the Iraqi constitution issued in 2005. JAHS [Internet]. 16Jun.2021 [cited 29Jul.2021];25(3):128 -140. Available from: