In the 1950s Pierre Uri played a significant role in shaping the European eco-nomic order. Thanks to his prominent contributions to the team of advisers that centred around Jean Monnet, both the ECSC and the EEC Treaties were designed to encompass the potential to evolve into a federal constitution for Europe. The paper aims to highlight the role of Pierre Uri in drafting the main features of the institutional, decision-making, and fiscal architecture of early European economic integration.
Keywords: Pierre Uri, European Coal and Steel Community, European Common Market, su-pranational fiscal capacity, constitutional design
Jel Code: B27, B31, D47, E02, F02, H77