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InsiderOnline Blog: January 2013

More Economic Freedom Means Better Lives

More economic freedom—i.e., the freedom “to work, produce, consume, and invest in any way [a person] please[s], with that freedom both protected by the state and unconstrained by the state”—leads to better health, higher per capita income, more education, and greater environmental protection. And here’s the graph from the 2013 Index of Economic Freedom that shows it:

 [Terry Miller and Anthony Kim, “Chapter 1: Economic Freedom: Global and Regional Patterns,” 2013 Index of Economic Freedom, The Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal, January 2013.]

Posted on 01/10/13 02:29 PM by Alex Adrianson

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