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How Countries Fall into the Welfare Trap

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04/02/2019Antony P. Mueller

Before wealth can be redistributed by the state, it must first be produced. But welfare-state policies end up destroying the very wealth which is necessary for redistribution.

Original Article: "How Countries Fall into the Welfare Trap".

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Antony P. Mueller

Dr. Antony P. Mueller is a German professor of economics who currently teaches in Brazil. Write an e-mail. See his website and blog.

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