James D. Gwartney is the Director of the Stavros Center for the Advancement of Free Enterprise and Economic Education at Florida State University. In a conversation with Carroll Ríos de Rodríguez, he discusses the Economic Freedom of the World, an annual survey published by the Fraser Institute. According to Gwartney, the index is a measurement of the consistency of institutions and policies across different countries with the ideal of a market economy. Gwartney also emphasizes the importance of entrepreneurship in the growth process and how a country’s institutional framework, especially legal institutions, affect development.
James D. Gwartney is professor of economics and director of the…
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