Quotation of the Day…

by Don Boudreaux on March 8, 2020

in Crony Capitalism, Financial Markets, Growth, The Economy, Trade

… is from page 51 of Columbia University economist Charles Calomiris’s 2002 monograph, A Globalist Manifesto for Public Policy (footnote deleted; link added):

A recent study of financial-sector development over the past century by Raghuram Rajan and Luigi Zingales finds that international openness tends to constrain the wasteful rent-seeking activities of domestic banks and other firms that would otherwise retard financial and economic development.

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