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Johan Norberg

Johan Norberg is a historian, lecturer and commentator. He is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute in Washington DC, and his books have been translated into 30 languages. His books include the international bestsellers Progress: Ten Reasons to Look Forward to the Future and Open: The Story of Human Progress , which was an Economist book of the year. He regularly writes for publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Reason and HuffPost.

How Capitalism Facilitates the Pursuit of Happiness

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