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Hayek’s spotty record as a prophet in the Road to Serfdom - part 2: what about the post-colonial Third World?

Gordon Tullock used Sweden to argue that  the problem with The Road to Serfdom was:

"that it offered predictions which turned out to be false. The steady advance of government in places such as Sweden did not lead to any loss of non-economic freedoms."

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Africa's Boom - A Reality?

Recently, there has been a lot of talk whether Africa will be experiencing a Boom or a Bust in the next few decades. Many have an optimistic view on this issue. 609 more words

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