Do Choice and Speed of Reforms Matter for Human Rights During Transition?

An interesting working paper from the Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan that probes whether speed of economic reforms is linked to the speed of improvements in human rights. A casual, mainstream-media read on China would suggest no correlation, but Krishna Chaitanya Vadlamannati of the University of Santiago de Compostela suggests a more nuanced read on the situation in China and other countries in this pdf book.

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