See “Taking Care of Business,” Craig Pirrong (1 Jan 2011). Excerpt: If there is anything to Deirdre McCloskey’s Bourgeois Dignity hypothesis — and I think there is, although I am not totally convinced — Russia is not fertile soil for modernization because of the widespread hostility towards entrepreneurial -– ”bourgeois” — values and enterprise.
VIEW SOURCE ». WHO VOTED: Alberto Mingardi is the general Director of the Bruno Leoni Institute. André Azevedo Alves is a political scientist at Universidade Católica Portuguesa. Donald Boudreaux is professor of Economics at George Mason University Edward Crane is the founder and president of the Cato Institute. Fred Smith is the president and founder (more…)
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