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Economic Freedom of the World: 2000 Annual Report. James Gwartney, Florida State University Robert Lawson, Capital University with Dexter Samida, Fraser Institute. Section 1: Changes in Economic Freedom, 1970-1997. Since 1980, economic freedom appears to have risen around the world.

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economic freedom of the world 2000 annual report

Economic Freedom of the World: 2000 Annual Report

James Gwartney, Florida State University

Robert Lawson, Capital University

with Dexter Samida, Fraser Institute

section 1 changes in economic freedom 1970 1997
Section 1: Changes in Economic Freedom, 1970-1997
  • Since 1980, economic freedom appears to have risen around the world.
  • Economic freedom leads to higher incomes, faster growth, and longer lives.
section 2 changes in the size of government 1970 1997
Section 2: Changes in the Size of Government, 1970-1997
  • Government consumption as a share of total consumption has been relatively constant over the last two decades.
  • Transfer payments have increased sharply.
  • Top marginal tax rates have fallen since 1980.
section 3 inflation around the world 1970 1997
Section 3: Inflation Around the World, 1970-1997
  • The average rate of inflation rose during the 1970s, but has fallen since the mid-1980s.
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Chart 8: The Percentage of Countries with Inflation Rates Less than 5% During Previous Five Years, 1970-1997
section 4 access to sound money 1970 1997
Section 4: Access to Sound Money, 1970-1997
  • The percentage of countries allowing citizens to hold foreign currency bank accounts has increased.
  • Likewise, the percentage of countries with sizeable foreign exchange black markets has fallen.
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Chart 10: The Percentage of Countries in Which Citizens Were Free to Hold Foreign Currency Bank Accounts, 1970-1997
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Chart 11: The Percentage of Countries with a Black Market Exchange Rate Premium of 25% or More, 1970-1997
section 5 international exchange and capital markets 1970 1997
Section 5: International Exchange and Capital Markets, 1970-1997
  • Tariffs have been reduced.
  • Capital and financial markets have been liberalized since 1980.
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Chart 14: The Average Rating for Area VI--International Exchange: Freedom to Trade with Foreigners, 1970-1997
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Chart 15: The Average Rating in Area VII--Freedom of Exchange in Capital and Financial Markets, 1970-1997
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