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Libertad y desempeño económico
[Freedom and economic performance]

  • Mejía Cubillos, Javier

From a broad philosophical framework, this paper addresses the relation between freedom and economic performance. It argues for the thesis that, although a liberal system does not guarantee absolute harmony, is the only "convenient" and morally valid for a modern society. The core of this argument is the acceptance of the permanent uncertainty about the great results of the world and the inability of a central entity to control them.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 37939.

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