Why are Some Places Rich While Others are Poor? The Institutional Necessity of Economic Freedom
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Joshua C. Hall
West Virginia University
July 29, 2009
We survey perspectives on the economic differences between countries and argue that economic freedom is the key to prosperity. We close by outlining the policy implications. Specifically, removing obstacles to the exercise of economic freedom is an important step toward prosperity.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 13
Keywords: Planning, economic progress, economic development, entrepreneurshipworking papers series
Date posted: July 29, 2009
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