Private Property Ownership
MARCH 23, 2013
A system of resource allocation where individuals who own property are free to use it in a manner that does not infringe upon the rights of other. A property owner can exclude others from occupying or using his or her property. Private property ownership does not exist in a pure form, but is limited typically limited by government regulation.
Robert McNamara - Why Private Property Matters in a Free Society
Matt Mitchell - Economic Freedom
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