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>I understand a study was undertaken in the US on the effect of lawyers
>within an economy.
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>I was told it showed the larger the number of lawyers per capita the slower
>your economy.  I would like to get a copy or location of this report.
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>I dont want to lawyer bash but want to question why New Zealand has the
>highest proportion of lawyers in the western world.  Additionally why do our
>Universities produce some 2000 lawyers per year when there are about 7000
>(Estimate) practicing lawyers.  Is there a discrepancy?  Is the proportion
>of company managers and decision makers high or low in scientific and
>engineering backgrounds.
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>Any replies appreciated.
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>Gavin Jolly
>Project Engineer
>Ian Smith and Partners
>gavin(--nospam--at)isp.co.nz
>http://www.isp.co.nz
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