Which Countries are Successful and Why?
The aim of this short book is to understand which countries do well on key indicators and why. After a short philosophical and historical survey of the literature to put the book into context, the Better-Place Index is developed. This is subsequently tested against a number of policy variables, such as levels of taxation, immigration, and democratic institutions, and other measures. The book provides statistical evidence that these factors are correlated with higher scores on the Better Place Index.
List of Tables
List of Figures
chapter 1Which Countries Are Successful?
chapter 2The Economics of a Better Place
chapter 3The Sociology of a Better Place
chapter 4The Politics and a Better Place
Famous Last Words
appendix AThe Better Place Index 2018
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