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The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth

October 27, 2005

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Benjamin Friedman argues that economic growth is a prerequisite for the creation of a liberal, open society. He contends that periods of robust economic growth encourage tolerance, democracy and generous public support for the poor, while economic stagnation and insecurity result in the very opposite. (Public Affairs Program)

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