Dambisa Moyo

Dambisa Felicia Moyo (February 2, 1969) is an internationally renowned, Zambian-born economist and writer whose focus is on macroeconomic analysis and global issues. Moyo is known for her New York Times best seller Dead Aid: Why Aid Is Not Working and How There Is a Better Way for Africa. In 2013, Moyo received the Hayek Lifetime Achievement Award named for the Nobel Prize and the Presidential Medal of Freedom winner, Friedrich Hayek.

Fun Fact: Moyo was cited as one of the 100 most influential people in the world by TIME Magazine.

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July/August 2014

The United States' corporate tax burden is the highest in the world, but innovators will always find a way to duck away from Uncle Sam's reach. Doug Bandow explains how those with the means are renouncing their citizenship in increasing numbers, while J. Dayne Girard describes the innovative use of freeports to shield wealth from the myriad taxes and duties imposed on it as it moves around the world. Of course the politicians brand all of these people unpatriotic, hoping you won't think too hard about the difference between the usual crony-capitalist suspects and the global creative elite that have done so much to improve our lives. In a special tech section, Joseph Diedrich, Thomas Bogle, and Matthew McCaffrey look at various ways these innovators add value to our lives--even in ways they probably never expected.
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