Robert A. Lawson is an associate professor in the Department of Finance at Auburn University.
He is a coauthor of the widely cited Economic Freedom of the World annual report, which provides an economic freedom index for over 140 countries.
He is a member of the Mont Pelerin Society, and he blogs regularly for divisionoflabour.com.
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Ludwig von Mises: "This, then, is freedom in the external life of manthat he is independent of the arbitrary power of his fellows. Such freedom is no natural right. It did not exist under primitive conditions. It arose in the process of social development and its final completion is the work of mature Capitalism." - Socialism