On the Measurement of Comparative Economic Freedom across Nations
AbstractThe measurement of economic freedom is discussed. One particular set of freedom indi-ces developed by Heritage Foundation is detailed, including how the indices are constructed and potential problems in the methodological design. Comparisons are made for the different levels of freedom individual nations and regions achieve.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by College of Business, and College of Finance, Feng Chia University, Taichung, Taiwan in its journal International Journal of Business and Economics.
Volume (Year): 1 (2002)
Issue (Month): 3 (December)
economic freedom; methodology;
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- H10 - Public Economics - - Structure and Scope of Government - - - General
- P50 - Economic Systems - - Comparative Economic Systems - - - General
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