Building on previous volumes, Economic Freedom of the World 2000, is the most objective and accurate measure of economic freedom published to date by any organisation. Presenting up-to-date figures and historical data going back to 1970, this edition is the most comprehensive available of the subject.
Economic Freedom of the World 2000 constructs an indicator of economic freedom for the nations of the world by rating a variety of institutional arrangements and economic policies in seven major areas. These results are then combined in a summary index with the following results. Hong Kong and Singapore share the top rating with an