Maximising Welfare through Freedom of Expression: The Interface between Human Rights and Innovation
Human Rights Law Committee of the Public and Professional Interest Division of the International Bar Association (2019)
5 Pages Posted: 19 Mar 2020
Date Written: August 1, 2019
The interplay between the disciplines of development, economics and human rights is the key to maximising total welfare, because this interdisciplinary approach takes distributional aspects of total welfare into account. Enhancing economic development and protecting human rights are mutually supportive in creating a competitive and innovative society, and human rights considerations must be integrated into policy-making in order to realise the goals of sustainable development.
Keywords: human rights, total welfare, innovation, freedom of expression
JEL Classification: I30 , I31 , O30, O38 , K19
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