This article is adapted from Dorn (2004).
CREATING A CONSTITUTIONAL ORDER OF FREEDOM IN EMERGING MARKET ECONOMIES1
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Volume 24, Issue 3, pages 58–63, September 2004
How to Cite
Dorn, J. A. (2004), CREATING A CONSTITUTIONAL ORDER OF FREEDOM IN EMERGING MARKET ECONOMIES. Economic Affairs, 24: 58–63. doi: 10.1111/j.1468-0270.2004.t01-1-00493.x
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Economic liberalisation offers the greatest hope for bringing the developing world out of poverty, but to be successful economic liberalisation also requires political and constitutional reform to safeguard private property rights and secure the rule of law. This article examines the process of constitutional reform in a number of developing nations that have recently undergone economic liberalisation, with particular reference to the experience of reform in China.