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
Economic Affairs, Vol. 30, Issue 1, pp. 48-54, March 2010
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 towards prosperity.
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Date posted: March 2, 2010