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'Chicago Boys' Leave Lasting Legacy on Chile's Economy

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'Chicago Boys' Leave Lasting Legacy on Chile's Economy

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'Chicago Boys' Leave Lasting Legacy on Chile's Economy

'Chicago Boys' Leave Lasting Legacy on Chile's Economy

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The "Chicago Boys" — Chilean men who studied free-market economic theories at the University of Chicago in the 1950s and '60s — are often credited for Chile's relatively healthy economy. Chicago Public's Catrin Einhorn reports from Santiago on their legacy.