The Millennium Challenge Corporation, or MCC, was established as a government corporation to disperse grants to promote economic freedom in developing countries. But according to Isaac Post of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, the MCC, through misguided notions of sustainable development, is not achieving its goals. Comments Post: “The MCC should abandon its search for a measure of the sustainable management of natural resources, as its existing indicator of economic freedom already does this. But if the MCC requires an indicator, then it should adopt one that measures private property rights. These create an incentive for resource owners to consider long-term and short-term needs, a basic requirement for any activity to be labeled ‘sustainable.'”

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