Advancing Human Betterment

Dedicated to evaluating the contribution of economic liberty to human betterment.

The phenomenal upswing in human well-being and prosperity over the past two hundred years has been fueled by the idea of economic liberty and the alignment of formal and informal institutions which enhanced its effect. The Center for the Study of Economic Liberty, a joint endeavor of the W. P. Carey School of Business and the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership, is dedicated to becoming a leader in research that affects liberty-enhancing public policy and increases public and academic awareness of the history and philosophy of economic liberty.

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