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Intervention Report: Charter Cities

First,  it is a landmark advance in effective altruism that this issue is being addressed.  Regardless as to whether "charter cities" or "reform zones" is the favored approach, the big headline is that EA is recognizing the case that:

  1. Economic growth is critical for creating global prosperity.
  2. Improving institutions may be, along with human capital development, the most effective means of increasing economic growth rates.
  3. Subnational, zone-based approaches are likely to be more tractable approaches to improving institutions than are nation-based ref
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