Reforms boost the economy - and benefit politicians

IEA releases groundbreaking new book on economic liberalisation by Johnny Munkhammar

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Free-market reforms have not just produced remarkable economic results in a number of countries – they have also led to re-election for reformist governments, says a groundbreaking new book released today by the Institute of Economic Affairs*.

The Guide to Reform** by Johnny Munkhammar*** busts several common myths about reform. First of all, almost all reform-embracing governments in OECD countries have been re-elected. It is also untrue that liberalising reforms have socially