• 00:00    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:06    |    
    Introduction by Luis Figueroa
  • 00:18    |    
    What are LEAP Cities?
  • 02:49    |    
    What are the main objections LEAP Cities have encountered?
  • 06:25    |    
    If LEAP Cities become a reality, what would be the main short-term challenges?
  • 08:10    |    
    Is there any relation between LEAP Cities and Friedrich A. Hayek's concern about designed societies?
  • 10:06    |    
    Final words
  • 10:11    |    
    Final credits

LEAP Zones: A Legal, Economic, Administrative and Political Framework for Free Cities

New Media  | 20 de abril de 2012  | Vistas: 236

Mark Klugmann talks about LEAP Cities, a model to accelerate economic development by attracting international investment, creating jobs and promoting integration by optimizing Legal, Economic, Administrative, and Political elements. He describes the use of “institutional leapfrogging,” answers objections to the legal structure, and refers to the main challenges that this project faces, commenting as well on experiences of other model cities. Finally, he shows why the LEAP model is not what Friedrich A. Hayek considered to be designed societies or planned economies.


Mark Klugmann is the creator of the LEAP Zones model (special…