March 19, 2013
Measuring Freedom Around the World
Alan Dowd, The American
Existing attempts to measure economic freedom have long been imperfect — blurring various definitions of freedom, using subjective rather than objective measures, and either failing to account for economic freedom or focusing exclusively on it. That helps explain the rationale behind the Fraser Institute’s Towards a Worldwide Index of Human Freedom.,
The book represents a major step toward developing an overarching Human Freedom Index (HFI).
TAGGED: freedom, Democracy