Becker's World View Gets Raves And Raspberries

In regard to Gary Becker's article, "Let's defuse the population bomb--with free markets" (Economic Viewpoint, May 23), I agree with him 100%. The U.N. and other international organizations' policies on Third World nations' development were drafted based on naive assumptions and outdated information. If they really care about helping to solve some of the serious problems facing these nations, they must concentrate more on how to improve the educational systems and how to support businesses of the microentrepreneurs in these developing nations.

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