Economic Freedom is Negative Liberty: A Comment on Legum (2007) and Stanford (2007)

Real-World Economics Review, Vol. 3, No. 47, pp. 261-262, October 2008

2 Pages Posted: 20 Jan 2010

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Robert A. Lawson

Auburn University - Department of Finance

Joshua C. Hall

West Virginia University

William J. Luther

Florida Atlantic University; American Institute for Economic Research

Date Written: 2008

Abstract

The authors reply to Legum (2007) and Standford (2007) to clarify why economic freedom is defined the way it is and to review the empirical record with respect to this measure.

Keywords: Economic Freedom, Economic Growth, Institutions

JEL Classification: O10, O17, P17

Suggested Citation

Lawson, Robert A. and Hall, Joshua C. and Luther, William J., Economic Freedom is Negative Liberty: A Comment on Legum (2007) and Stanford (2007) (2008). Real-World Economics Review, Vol. 3, No. 47, pp. 261-262, October 2008. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1538661

Robert A. Lawson

Auburn University - Department of Finance ( email )

Auburn, AL 36849
United States

Joshua C. Hall

West Virginia University ( email )

Morgantown, WV 26506
United States

William J. Luther (Contact Author)

Florida Atlantic University ( email )

777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 33431
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.wluther.com

American Institute for Economic Research ( email )

PO Box 1000
Great Barrington, MA 01230
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.aier.org/staff/william-j-luther

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