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    The Liberdom Index and the strength of the institutional framework in the world

     This Working Paper was presented by Liberdom at the III International Congress of Institutional Strengthening and Development organized in 2011 by CECOD (III Congreso Internacional de Fortalecimiento Institucional organizado en 2011 por el CECOD). The document describes the institutional framework in 137 countries through its position in the Liberdom Index 2010. The Liberdom Index [...]

    An institutional approach to the prosperity of the nations

    This research summarizes the economic behavior of 134 nations of the world between 1996 and 2006. The cluster analisys showed three levels of development: underdeveloped stage, intermediate stage and advance stage. Some backward economies moved to the intermediate level of development during the period considered by means of a greater economic freedom (especially, trade [...]

    A commitment to the freedom and the development of Sub-Saharan Africa

    This essay focuses on the institutional perspective of development and the importance of institutions and economic and political organization in the development of sub-Saharan African countries. From a wide range of development indicators, freedom, governance and entrepreneurial environment, the essay identifies the differences between the most backward countries and the most advanced in the [...]

    Liberdom Index 2010

    Liberdom Index 2010 summarized in a single indicator the institutional framework of 137 economies worldwide. The index includes data relating to the exercise of civil, political and economic liberties and governance from various sources.

    The institutional framework is key to overall business development and attracting foreign investment and is the base that supports [...]