Nova Publishers
My Account Nova Publishers Shopping Cart
HomeBooksSeriesJournalsReference CollectionseBooksInformationSalesImprintsFor Authors
  Top » Catalog » Books » Sociology » My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Quick Find
Use keywords to find the product you are looking for.
Advanced Search
What's New? more
Classified Information: Protections and Issues
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Conditions of Use
Contact Us
01.Possible Selves: Theory, Research and Applications
02.Economic Freedom: Causes and Consequences
03.Handbook of Organizational Citizenship Behavior: A Review of ‘Good Solder’ Activity in Organizations
04.Biosocial Criminology: Challenging Environmentalism’s Supremacy
05.Personality Down Under: Perspectives from Australia
06.Communicating Prejudice: An Appreciative Inquiry Approach
07.Engineering Perspectives of Human Society: Application of Control Theory, Game Theory, and Information Theory to Social Phenomena
08.Civic Engagement and Service Learning in a Metropolitan University: Multiple Approaches and Perspectives
09.The Phoenix of Natural Disasters: Community Resilience
10.Urban Sustainability and Governance: New Challenges in Nordic-Baltic Housing Policies
Notifications more
NotificationsNotify me of updates to Economic Freedom: Causes and Consequences
Tell A Friend
Tell someone you know about this product.
Economic Freedom: Causes and Consequences
Retail Price: $110.00
10% Online Discount
You Pay:

Editors: Joshua C. Hall (Beloit College, Beloit, WI, USA), Robert A. Lawson (Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA)
Book Description:
The Economic Freedom of the World (EFW) index has annually provided a measure of the consistency of a nation's policies and institutions with economic freedom. With data going back to 1970 and coverage of over 100 countries, the EFW index has become an important tool for scholars studying a wide range of economic and social outcomes around the world. This book highlights contributions made to this literature that were published originally in one of the most important journals in this field, the Journal of Private Enterprise, bringing together a wide variety of studies on the role of economic freedom on economic growth, income equality, political freedom and other social goals. (Imprint: Nova Press)

Table of Contents:

Foreword: The Importance of Economic Freedom
(Edward P. Stringham and Gerald Gunderson)

Introduction and Overview: What Is Economic Freedom?
(Joshua Hall, James Gwartney, and Robert Lawson)

Section 1: Economic Freedom and Growth

1. The Two Freedoms in a Growth Model;pp. 3-21

2. Short Run Macroeconomic Performance and Economic Freedom: Can Economic Growth Rates Be Higher and More Stable?;pp. 23-37
(Lipford, Jody W.)

Section 2: Economic Freedom and Democracy

3. Why Political and Civil Freedom Are Fundamental to Economic Freedom, Reform, and Restructuring;pp. 41-54
(Deese, David A.)

4. Economic Freedom, Democracy and Growth;pp. 55-66
(Ali, Abdiweli M.)

5. The Relationship between Political and Economic Freedom Reconsidered;pp. 67-79
(Thies, Clifford F.)

6. Are We Taking Certain Liberties by Assuming a Relationship Exists between Economic and Political Freedom?;pp. 81-89
(Tures, John A.)

Section 3: Economic Freedom and Other Values

7. Economic Freedom, Globalization and Human Rights: Can We Have It All?;pp. 93-108
(Milner, Wesley T.)

8. Male-Female Life Expectancy and Economic Freedom ;pp. 109-119
(Mixon, J. Wilson, Jr., and Gary H. Roseman)

9. The Impact of Economic Growth, Tax Policy and Economic Freedom on Income Inequality;pp. 121-127
(Clark, J.R., and Robert A. Lawson)

Section 4: Determinants of Economic Freedom

10. You Get What You Vote For: Voter Preferences and Economic Freedom;pp. 131-143
(Crampton, Eric)

11. Patent Rights and Economic Freedom: Friend or Foe?;pp. 145-164
(Park, Walter G.)

12. Does Development Aid Lead to Economic Freedom?;pp. 165-175
(Powell, Benjamin, and Matt E. Ryan)

13. Social Cohesion and Its Relationship to Endogenous Institutional Formation and Economic Growth;pp. 177-192
(Heller, Lauren R.)

Section 5: Economic Freedom: What Do We Know?

14. What Have We Learned from the Economic Freedom of the World Index?;pp. 195-199
(Gwartney, James)

Acknowledgments pp.201-202

Index pp.203-213

      Economic Issues, Problems and Perspectives
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011 2nd quarter
   Pages: 213.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-61122-970-7
   Status: AV
Status Code Description
AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
Special Focus Titles
01.The Bronze Mask: Protagonists of English Literature
02.Biotechnological Applications of Seaweeds
03.The Lonely Ape that Told Himself Stories: The Necessity of Stories for Human Survival
04.Different Aspects on Chemotherapy of Trypanosomatids
05.Pediatric Surgery Handbook for Residents and Medical Students
06.Fighting for a Gender[ed] Identity: An Ethnographic Examination of White Collar Boxers
07.Blood Viscosity: Its Role in Cardiovascular Pathophysiology and Hematology
08.Neonatal and Perinatal Mortality: Global Challenges, Risk Factors and Interventions
09.Trichotillomania (Hair Pulling Disorder): Clinical Characteristics, Psychological Interventions and Emotional Effects
10.Thyroid Nodules and Cancer: A Simplified Case Oriented Approach
11.Biliary Diseases with Pancreatic Counterparts: A New Disease Concept
Total Respect Management (TR3M): A Novel Approach to Achieve Safety and Performance Proactively in Any Organisation

Nova Science Publishers
© Copyright 2004 - 2017

Economic Freedom: Causes and Consequences