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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.

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The U.S. ranks 10th in economic freedom

27 March 2013 7 comments

According to the Heritage Foundation’s 2013 Index of Economic Freedom, the United States has an economic freedom score of 76.0, which makes the United States rank tenth out of one hundred seventy-seven ranked countries. Hong Kong ranks first, with an economic freedom score of 89.3.

In 2012, the United States also ranked tenth, with a score of 76.3.

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The U.S. ranks 22nd in freedom from corruption

12 March 2012 Leave a comment

According to the Heritage Foundation’s 2012 Index of Economic Freedom, the United States has a freedom from corruption score of 71, which makes the United States tied for twenty-second with Belgium out of one hundred seventy-nine ranked countries. Denmark, New Zealand and Singapore are tied for first, with a score of 94.

In 2011 the United States ranked nineteenth, with a score of 75.

The U.S. ranks 10th in economic freedom

23 January 2012 5 comments

According to the Heritage Foundation’s 2012 Index of Economic Freedom, the United States has an economic freedom score of 76.3, which makes the United States rank tenth out of one hundred seventy-nine ranked countries. Hong Kong ranks first, with an economic freedom score of 89.9.

In 2011, the United States ranked ninth, with a score of 77.8.

The U.S. ranks 38th in trade freedom

4 May 2011 Leave a comment

According to the Heritage Foundation’s 2011 Index of Economic Freedom, the United States has a “trade freedom” score of 86.4, which makes the United States tied for thirty-eighth in Namibia in that category. Several economies–Hong Kong, Macau, Singapore, and Switzerland–tied for first, with a score of 90.0.

The U.S. ranks 121st in government spending

11 March 2011 2 comments

According to the Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom, 2011, the United States has a government spending score of 54.6, which makes the United States rank one hundred twenty-first out of one hundred seventy-nine ranked countries. Burma ranks first, with a government spending score of 98.1.

The U.S. ranks 61st in monetary freedom

13 February 2011 1 comment

According to the Heritage Foundation’s Index of Economic Freedom, 2011, the United States has a monetary freedom score of 77.4, which makes the United States tied for sixty-first with Mauritania out of one hundred seventy-nine ranked countries. Japan ranks first, with a monetary freedom score of 87.9