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Evaluating Alternative Measures of Institutional Protection of Private Property and Their Relative Ability to Predict Economic Development

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  • Daniel L. Bennett

    (Patrick Henry College)

  • Hugo J. Faria

    (University of Miami)

  • James D. Gwartney

    (Florida State University)

  • Daniel R. Morales

    (Instituto Dominicano para la Evaluación e Investigación de la Calidad Educativa (IDEICE))

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  • Daniel L. Bennett & Hugo J. Faria & James D. Gwartney & Daniel R. Morales, 2016. "Evaluating Alternative Measures of Institutional Protection of Private Property and Their Relative Ability to Predict Economic Development," Journal of Private Enterprise, The Association of Private Enterprise Education, vol. 31(Summer 20), pages 57-78.
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    1. Daniel L. Bennett & Boris Nikolaev, 2017. "Economic Freedom & Happiness Inequality: Friends Or Foes?," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 35(2), pages 373-391, April.
    2. Bennett, Daniel & Nikolaev, Boris & Aidt, Toke, 2016. "Institutions & Well-being," MPRA Paper 78436, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Bjørnskov, Christian, 2016. "Economic freedom and economic crises," European Journal of Political Economy, Elsevier, vol. 45(S), pages 11-23.

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