Prosperity and Economic Freedom
A Virtuous Cycle
By John R. Hanson II
This article appeared in the Spring 2000 issue of The Independent Review.
Recent empirical studies support Adam Smiths contention that economic freedom enhances the wealth of nations. They also indicate that the reverse is true: rising prosperity has encouraged many countries to pursue free-market policies.
|Other Independent Review articles by John R. Hanson II|
|Winter 2007/08||Global Migration and the World Economy:Two Centuries of Policy and Performance|
|Spring 2003||Against the Dead Hand:The Uncertain Struggle for Global Capitalism|
|Spring 1999||Are We All Capitalists Now?|