The Economic Effects of Human Rights

@article{Blume2004TheEE,
  title={The Economic Effects of Human Rights},
  author={L. Blume and S. Voigt},
  journal={Economic Growth},
  year={2004}
}
  • L. Blume, S. Voigt
  • Published 2004
  • Political Science, Materials Science, Economics
  • Economic Growth
Economists are often skeptical concerning the economic effects of various forms of human rights: it has been argued that basic human rights can make the legal system less efficient but also that extensive social rights are incompatible with market economies. It is argued here that basic human rights are a precondition for other kinds of rights such as property and civil rights and that they are thus efficiency-enhancing. Four different groups of rights are identified. It is asked what effects… Expand
79 Citations

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 78 REFERENCES
Do Human Rights Treaties Make a Difference
  • 961
  • PDF
Why Many Developing Countries Just Aren't
  • 64
Measuring the Effects of Human Rights Treaties
  • 146
  • PDF
Measuring Human Rights: Principle, Practice and Policy
  • 129
Freedom in the World: Political Rights and Civil Liberties
  • 537
The United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: Does It Make a Difference in Human Rights Behavior?
  • 260
  • Highly Influential
  • PDF
...
1
2
3
4
5
...