Using 79 distinct indicators to evaluate freedom in 159 countries, the Human Freedom Index captures the degree to which people are free to enjoy rights such as freedom of expression, religion, assembly, movement, trade, identity, relationships, as well as measures the rule of law, security and safety.
The Visio Journal invites suggestions for articles to the forthcoming issue devoted to “The Former Centrally Planned Economies 25 Years After the Fall of Communism”. Here you may find the call and a supporting document. The deadline for a submission of the proposal is January 5, 2018.
“As nationalism, authoritarianism, and populism strengthen in many countries around the world, it is becoming more important than ever to measure human freedom and the central role it plays in human progress”, said Vasquez. “The declining performance of the United States, once considered the bastion of liberty, is worrisome”.
This year’s Economic Freedom of the World Network meeting will be held on the beautiful lake Bled. The lake is situated in a picturesque environment, surrounded by mountains and forests. This year’s paper contest theme is “Which Way to the Economic Freedom Revolution?”.
This year’s World Economic Freedom annual conference with a theme “Which Way to the Economic Freedom Revolution?” will be held on September 3-5 at Lake Bled in Slovenia. 4Liberty members are invited to submit papers on a visible increase of economic freedom in their country, or in a certain group of countries, and to analyze consequences that will follow
Sanders’ speeches reveal that his doctrine rests on three premises and two institutional requirements. The premises are: (1) a just society based on the equality of outcome exists and is desirable, (2) human reason can discover the rules required to bring about such a society, and (3) the political elite should enforce those formal rules from the top-down.
Today we celebrate the Human Rights Day. Although it, technically, commemorates the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we think the Human Freedom Index and its definition of freedom – the absence of coercive constraint – can assist us in thinking more carefully about the state of freedom around the world.
Hong Kong and Switzerland top the rankings of a new index released today that presents the state of human freedom in the world. The U.S. performance is worrisome and shows that the United States can no longer claim to be the leading bastion of liberty in the world. The Human Freedom Index (HFI) is the most comprehensive measure of freedom ever created for a large number of countries around the globe.
We have the pleasure the present you an infographic accompanying the project on the impact of minimum wage on the economy of six Eastern European countries created by Visio Institute and supplements the previously published on our website policy paper titled “Minimum Wage: Busting the Myth”. Enjoy!
Štirinajst spodaj podpisanih think tankov iz osmih srednjeevropskih in vzhodnoevropskih držav članic EU, ki smo člani mreže 4Liberty, pozivamo Evropsko komisijo, Evropski parlament, Evropski svet in nacionalne parlamente, da v skladu z raziskavami in ekonomskimi dokazi podprejo TTIP v vseh svojih elementih, vključno z ISDS.