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The twenty-third edition of the Heritage Foundation's popular survey of economic liberty

The results of the 2017 Index of Economic Freedom find that Europe became slightly more economically free than last year: from 66.9 points free on the 0-100 scale used in the Index to 68.0 free. The scores of 30 countries in the European region have improved and those of 14 have declined. Factors such as property ... Continue reading
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Global economic freedom up slightly; UK ranks 10th among 159 jurisdictions

Executive Summary: The index published in Economic Freedom of the World measures the degree to which the policies and institutions of countries are supportive of economic freedom. The cornerstones of economic freedom are personal choice, voluntary exchange, freedom to enter markets and compete, and security of the person and privately owned property. Forty-two data points ... Continue reading
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The twenty-second edition of the Heritage Foundation's popular survey of economic liberty

The results of the 2016 Index of Economic Freedom find that Europe became less economically free last year, with factors such as costly labour regulations and high tax burdens hampering growth, according to the 2016 Index of Economic Freedom, published by The Wall Street Journal and The Heritage Foundation. The vast majority of the region’s ... Continue reading
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The latest edition of this annual report, published in association with the Institute of Economic Affairs

Economic Freedom of the World The index published in Economic Freedom of the World measures the degree to which the policies and institutions of countries are supportive of economic freedom. The cornerstones of economic freedom are personal choice, voluntary exchange, freedom to enter markets and compete, and security of the person and privately owned property. ... Continue reading
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A review of the economic aspects of the UK’s relationship with the EU

Summary: This controversial, challenging and timely book carefully reviews the economic aspects of the UK’s relationship with the EU: trade in goods and services, the single market, tax and regulation, public finances, and monetary policy. The authors argue that the EU has chosen to place political integration before market liberalisation and has followed policies of ... Continue reading
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The latest edition of this annual report, published in association with the Institute of Economic Affairs

Economic Freedom of the World The index published in Economic Freedom of the World measures the degree to which the policies and institutions of countries are supportive of economic freedom. The cornerstones of economic freedom are personal choice, voluntary exchange, freedom to enter markets and compete, and security of the person and privately owned property. ... Continue reading
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The twenty-first edition of the Heritage Foundation's popular survey of economic liberty

The results of the 2015 Index of Economic Freedom confirm that the significant rebound in world economic freedom reported in the 2014 Index was no fluke. While the growth in economic freedom has slowed over the past year, the global average economic freedom score has nonetheless reached its highest level ever. This 21st edition of ... Continue reading
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A revival of the importance of classical economic theory

In this thoroughly updated second edition of Free Market Economics, Steven Kates assesses economic principles based on classical economic theory before Keynesian theory became dominant in macroeconomics and equilibrium analysis became standard in microeconomics. He looks at economics from the perspective of an entrepreneur making decisions in a world where the future is unknown, innovation ... Continue reading
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A fresh Catholic-Christian perspective on the role of the government and the market

The second edition of Catholic Social Teaching and the Market Economy is a much expanded and updated version of a previous book, published in 2007, which critically examines the case for state intervention in the economic sphere from a Catholic perspective. Throughout history, but particularly in the last century or so, the Catholic Church has ... Continue reading
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A book about the compatibility of free-market reforms and electoral popularity

When the financial crisis of 2008 hit the world some countries responded with cutbacks and swift reforms. Others dug in and resisted change. Why do nations respond so differently in the face of adversity, and what are the consequences?  In recent years economists have shown convincingly how a countrys institutions determine its growth rate and ... Continue reading