A limited government has no need to collect economic data
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Submitted by Adam Wildavsky (United States), Aug 3, 2018 17:50
John James Cowperthwaite, Financial Secretary of Hong Kong from 1961 to 1971, famously refused to collect economic statistics precisely to avoid officials meddling in the economy.
Ayn Rand advocated a complete separation of state and economy. That would be a far cry from what we have now, and far more free, fair, and prosperous.
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