Re: ECON: Dutch Miracle or Dutch Disease?

Max More (
Fri, 19 Sep 1997 21:12:18 -0700

At 10:22 PM 9/19/97 +0200, you wrote:
>It's also the western european country where the gov't spends the highest
>percentage of the GNP (53% in 1994, US: 23% in 1994),

23%?!! You must be talking only about federal spending. Add in state and
local spending and it's much more than that. The USA is very far from a
free market or low tax economy.


Max More, Ph.D.
President, Extropy Institute:,