Economic freedom helps build wealth for an economy and circulate wealth within it. The economic growth that results from increases in economic freedom also creates social mobility, as the least-well off individuals see their incomes increase faster than any other group. Economic freedom also helps to reduce inequalities produced by crony capitalism, rewarding hard work, not government favors.
Continuing the trend of the past few years, the Canadian provinces are besting the U.S. states in terms of average level of economic freedom.
Venezuela now fingerprinting supermarket shoppers.
Summertime wouldn’t be complete without a nosy neighbor trying to shut down a child’s lemonade stand.
You work one day a week solely to pay taxes.
Tourists may have a hard time finding a cheap place to stay.
Private citizen builds toll road when government fails.
In the Big Apple, the Taxi and Limousine Commission can seize the car of anyone it suspects of driving an illegal cab.
The USDA shipped 4,000 tons of soybeans to northern Afghanistan. The catch? Nobody wanted soybeans.
Joshua Hall’s (ed.) “Homer Economicus” makes the unlikely connection between economics and “The Simpsons.”
New French law regulates ‘homemade’ food.