Publications and Video Links

Articles by Hernando de Soto

Push Property Rights,” the Washington Post, January 6, 2002.

Most People Cannot Participate,” Speech given at the International Conference on Globalisation, October 30, 2001.

The Constituency of Terror,” the New York Times, October 15, 2001.

The Secrets of Nonsuccess,” Time, April 16, 2001.

The Mystery of Capital,” Finance & Development, March 1, 2001.

Why Capitalism Works in the West but Not Elsewhere,” International Herald Tribune, January 5, 2001.

Listening to the barking dogs: property law against poverty in the non-West,Focaal - European Journal of Anthropology, no. 41, 2003, pp. 179-185.

Articles about Hernando de Soto

A Rightly Won Prize,” the Orange County Register, May 17, 2004.

Capitalism and the Masses,” Las Vegas Review-Journal, May 10, 2004.

Economist for the Poor Wins Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty,”by Peter F. Schaefer, May 6, 2004.

Hernando de Soto: Unlocking the Riches of the Poor,” by Tim Padgett, Time, April 26, 2004.

Dangerous Minds: Hernando de Soto,” by Gene Healy, FOXNews.com, April 14, 2004.

China’s New Property Rights,” by Peter F. Schaefer, Apple Daily (Hong Kong), April 14, 2004.

Mystery Behind A Different Kind Of Shining,” by Bibek Debroy, the Financial Express (India), April 6, 2004.

A man with the potential to change millions of lives,” by John Blundell, the Scotsman, April 5, 2004.

Peruvian’s theories win global respect,” by Tyler Bridges, Knight Ridder, April 11, 2004.

Free the World’s Oppressed Entrepreneurs,” by Amity Shlaes, Financial Times, April 5 2004.

Peru’s Best Export,” the Wall Street Journal, April 1, 2004.

Economist de Soto Wins Friedman Prize,” the Washington Times, April 1, 2004.

Mideast Miracle?” by Steve Forbes, Forbes.com, February 16, 2004.

Nobel Heart in Peru,” by J. Bishop Grewell, NRO, October 9, 2003.

The Economist Versus the Terrorist,The Economist, January 30, 2003.

The Poor Man’s Capitalist,” the New York Times, July 1, 2001 (abstract).

Hernando de Soto,” Interview by Dario Fernandez-Morera, Reason.com, n.d.

Books by Hernando de Soto

The Mystery of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere (Basic Books, 2000)

The Other Path: The Economic Answer to Terrorism (Basic Books, 1989)

Hernando de Soto Video

Commanding Heights: Hernando de Soto,” San Francisco, CA, May 6, 2004.

Thomas Sowell talks about Hernando de Soto,” San Franciso, CA, May 6, 2004.

Hernando de Soto’s remarks,” San Francisco, CA, May 6, 2004.