2005 index of economic freedom
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Published by Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC .
Written in English


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Statement[edited by] Marc A. Miles, Edwin J. Feulner, Mary Anastasia O"Grady ; with Ana Isabel Eiras and Aaron Schavey.
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LC ClassificationsHB
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 414 p. :
Number of Pages414
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22752614M
ISBN 109780891952688
OCLC/WorldCa58566384

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This is the bedrock conclusion of the Index of Economic Freedom, published annually by The Heritage Foundation, Washington's preeminent think tank, and The Wall Street Journal, the world's leading international business daily. This 10th anniversary edition of the Index is a practical reference guide to the world's economies. It includes country-by-country analyses and the most up-to-date. The Index of Economic Freedom focuses on four key aspects of the economic environment over which governments typically exercise policy control: Rule of law, Government size, Regulatory efficiency, and Market openness. In assessing conditions in these four categories, the Index measures 10 specific components of economic freedom, each of which is graded on a scale from 0 to Scores on . • Greater economic freedom also correlates with more effective democratic governance and stronger rule of law. The global average economic freedom score is , the highest ever.   The Index, released today, ranks Hong Kong once again as the world's freest economy, followed by Singapore and Luxembourg. But it is Estonia at No. 4 that makes the point. This former Soviet satellite is a model reformer, setting the standard for how fast countries can move ahead in the realm of economic liberalization. .