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Human Rights and Economic Liberalization

  • Art Carden (a1) and Robert A. Lawson (a2)

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Using several case studies and data from the Economic Freedom of the World annual report and from the CIRI Human Rights Data Project, we estimate the effect of human rights abuses on economic liberalization. The data suggest that human rights abuses reduce rather than accelerate the pace of economic liberalization.

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Human Rights and Economic Liberalization

  • Art Carden (a1) and Robert A. Lawson (a2)

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