Archive for July, 2013

The U.S. ranks 11th in working hard

18 July 2013 3 comments

According to the OECD, in 2012, the average American worker worked for 1789.9 hours, which is enough to make the United States rank eleventh out of thirty-seven countries ranked in that category. Mexico ranks first, with the average Mexican worker working 2225.7 hours in 2012.

Hours Worked


The U.S. ranks 24th in freedom from corruption

4 July 2013 2 comments

According to the Heritage Foundation’s 2013 Index of Economic Freedom, the United States has a “freedom from corruption” score of 71, which makes the United States rank twenty-fourth out of one hundred seventy-seven countries ranked in that category. New Zealand ranks first, with a score of 95.

Preview of “Freedom from Corruption 2013.xlsx”