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Volume 7  Number 2  •  Fall 2002
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Globalization and the Poor
By Ian Vásquez
This article appeared in the Fall 2002 issue of The Independent Review

The West escaped from poverty slowly in a legal and cultural context that encouraged free enterprise and the protection of private property. Were developing countries to adopt liberal economic policies, they could achieve in one generation the kind of progress that took the West a hundred years to reach.

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