On the Measurement of Comparative Economic Freedom across Nations
The 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.
Volume (Year): 1 (2002)
Issue (Month): 3 (December)
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