Texas Tech University

Economic and Political Freedom: Joined at the Hip?

Dr. Robert Lawson

Jerome M. Fullinwider Endowed Centennial Chair in Economic Freedom, Southern Methodist University


Milton Friedman and Friedrich Hayek unfashionably argued that economic freedom is a necessary (but not sufficient) condition for political liberalism. Now, more than a generation later, does it appear that they were right?

Dr. Lawson's talk was held in the Escondido Theater located in the Student Union Building at Texas Tech University on February 29, 2016.

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