Occupational licenses, a barrier to individual prosperity

Milton J. Quiles
April 7, 2023

Occupational licensing - state regulation of particular jobs - presents barriers to the economic freedom of individuals. Over time, the state has increased regulation of occupations, thereby increasing labor costs and subsistence, and limiting opportunities for access to jobs and trades. This has raised concerns for individuals, legislators and multi-sector leaders who seek to reform the sector to promote freedoms, including economic freedom, and economic growth.

The Role of Government and the free Market

Ojel L. Rodríguez Burgos

January 3, 2023

The free-market system allows the individual to interact freely for the satisfaction of his conception of the good life within the rule of law. The individual as an agent is the main actor within the market; however, private, or public businesses and the State itself also figure as actors in the free market. In this article, we present the three ways in which the State acts in the free market.

Lessons from Messi and Di María for Politicians in LatAm and Europe

Federico N. Fernández
December 27, 2022

What can they learn about competition, free trade, poverty, regulation, and innovation on both sides of the Atlantic? Argentina's triumph in the World Cup organized by Qatar has given Lionel Messi the last trophy he was missing. Argentina's achievement has also left several lessons that can be extrapolated far beyond soccer. Here are three lessons that our politicians can learn from the world champions.

Lessons from Messi and Di María for Politicians in LatAm and Europe

Institutions Matter: Reasons People Move From Blue to Red States

Vance Ginn, Ph.D.
December 10, 2021

If you’re poor and reside where there’s little economic freedom, then you have fewer opportunities to improve your livelihood compared with those living in more economically free places. The freedom to have the flexibility to control your future and leave a legacy to future generations with little influence by government supports human flourishing.

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