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Scorched Earth and Destruction in Zimbabwe: Lessons on Property Rights and Markets

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 3:30pm to 5:30pm

Farrell Hall, Broyhill Auditorium 1834 Wake Forest Road Winston-Salem, NC 27106

Ben Freeth, Executive Director, Mike Campbell Foundation Dr. Craig Richardson, Associate Professor of Economics, Winston-Salem State University.

Freeth and Richardson will discuss of the collapse of Zimbabwe’s economy and free markets when the country’s property rights and rule of law were compromised. Freeth was one of the farmers whose property was destroyed and he reached international recognition by fighting the government through the Zimbabwe court system and then the international courts in Southern Africa.

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Academics, Conference / Panel, Multicultural / International


BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism, Academic Centers / Institutes

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Students, Alumni, Faculty, General Public, Parents/Guests, Staff, First-Year Students


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