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    Index of Economic Freedom: A Must Read for Dr. Kim

    Dr. Jim Yong Kim, the U.S. nominee for the next chief of the World Bank, has been on a “global listening tour.” Kim’s meet-and-greet tour has been billed as an opportunity “to solicit input and ideas on priorities for the World Bank.” Before embarking his expedition, Kim penned an op-ed … More

    Out of Portugal to Mozambique in Pursuit of Greater Economic Dynamism

    “Crazy!” A decade ago, that was the reaction to the idea of moving from Portugal to Mozambique. Now the idea seems not so crazy after all. According to a recent Financial Times article, a growing number of Portuguese—including lawyers, architects, and engineers—have chosen to head to quickly growing Mozambique in … More

    Fed Reports on Bailouts and Moral Hazard

    Back in 2010, The Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom first reported the shocking erosion of America’s long-cherished economic freedom. The interventionist policies put in place by the “Yes, We Can” Administration caused our nation’s economic freedom status to plunge from “free” to “mostly free.” The downward trend has continued … More

    VIDEO: James Roberts on Heritage's Index of Economic Freedom

    The 2012 Index of Economic Freedom was released last week by The Heritage Foundation in partnership with the Wall Street Journal. This year’s Index highlighted some worrisome trends as economic freedom declined worldwide and the United States dropped to #10 in the rankings. Reason.tv sat down with Heritage’s James Roberts … More

    The 2012 Index of Economic Freedom: Africa Still Rising

    Yesterday, Heritage’s 2012 Index of Economic Freedom was released, and Africa features prominently. With an average score gain of 0.2 points, reflecting a net gain of economic freedom in 22 countries, sub-Saharan Africa is once again the most improved region. While scores of Western nations have seen their ratings plummet … More

    The 2012 Index of Economic Freedom: Latin America’s Underperformers

    Today, the 2012 Index of Economic Freedom launches. For 17 years, The Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal have reported on the status of economic freedom around the world, measuring 184 nations across the globe according to rule of law, limited government, regulatory efficiency, and open markets. Globally, the … More