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Title: Poverty Inc.: An Economic and Libertarian Analysis
Authors: Block, Walter E.
Fryzek, Nathan
Keywords: Charityeconomic developmentfree enterpriseforeign “aid”
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste
Source: Walter E. Block, Nathan Fryzek, “Poverty Inc.: An Economic and Libertarian Analysis”, in "Etica & Politica / Ethics and Politics, (2017) XIX/2", Trieste, EUT Edizioni Università di Trieste, 2017, pp. 431-456
Abstract: 
According to the movie Poverty, Inc. voluntary contributions to inhabitants of poor countries from church and other such groups hurt the recipients instead of helping them. These transfers of income should be stopped in the name of economic development. For one thing, they breed dependency; for another, their volatile delivery schedules hurt the local economy. The present paper takes sharp issue with these contentions.
Type: Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10077/14825
ISSN: 1825-5167
Appears in Collections:Etica & Politica / Ethics & Politics (2017) XIX/2

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