The U.S. Economy Is More Free Than It’s Been in Years: New at Reason

Good news: the U.S. has quietly broken a decades-long retreat from economic freedom, becoming a place more supportive of private business and the ability of individuals to make a living. This news comes courtesy of the latest report on the ” Economic Freedom of the World ,” published last week by Canada’s Fraser Institute and the Cato Institute and using data up through 2016. “The foundations of economic freedom are personal choice, voluntary exchange, and open markets,” write authors James Gwartney, Robert Lawson, Joshua Hall, and Ryan Murphy—though there’s rather a lot more behind the numbers, as you might expect.

Source: The U.S. Economy Is More Free Than It’s Been in Years: New at Reason

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s