More from Robert A. Lawson


Freedom Is Key to Prosperity

Philadelphia Inquirer. September 18, 2012.

Economic Freedom of the World: Lessons for the U.S.

Huffington Post. September 25, 2011.

Declining Economic Freedom

Washington Times. October 7, 2010.

Cato Studies

Does Immigration Impact Institutions?

Working Paper No. 19. May 6, 2014.

The Economic Gains from Eliminating U.S. Travel Visas

Economic Development Bulletin No. 19. February 6, 2014.

The Path to Development: When Does the Legal Environment Become Critical?

Economic Development Bulletin No. 7. April 10, 2006.


Does Immigration Impact Institutions?

Public Choice. Vol. 163. No. 1. April 2015.