Freedom of Movementthe Sine Qua Non of Economic Prosperity and Progress
By Robert Higgs
This article appeared in the Fall 2017 issue of The Independent Review.
Freedom of movementof people, no less than of goods or capitaltends to speed up economic progress and to prevent economic decline. Given its importance, more economists should speak out against the immorality of government coercion that would curtail this essential freedom.
Robert Higgs is Retired Senior Fellow in Political Economy, Founding Editor and former Editor at Large of The Independent Review.
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