The Values of Free Enterprise versus the New Populism in Latin America
By Carlos Rodríguez Braun
This article appeared in the Summer 2012 issue of The Independent Review


The failures of price controls and nationalizations have helped make traditional Latin American populism unpopular. If populism transforms itself into a program for a stronger welfare state, the results could be even worse for economic growth.

Other Independent Review articles by Carlos Rodríguez Braun
    Winter 2011   Bastiat as an Economist
    Spring 2010   On Liberty’s Liberty
    Summer 2008   Álvaro Flórez Estrada: Compromised Liberalism in Nineteenth-Century Spain

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