January 07, 2016

Economic Policies and Progress

By Chelsea German
Here at HumanProgress.org we chronicle the many ways that life is getting better. Of course, not all countries are making progress at the same pace. Some countries, like Chile and Botswana, make great strides very quickly by adopting pro-growth policies. Others, like Venezuela and Zimbabwe, stagnate for long periods of time because of policies that cripple their economies. Why do so many people cling to failed policies, despite many evident free-market success stories? Marian Tupy examines the power of bad ideas in his latest CapX piece. Definitely check it out. label