Between Burkina Faso and Brazil ? Measuring institutional quality in ancient

@inproceedings{Bergh2017BetweenBF,
  title={Between Burkina Faso and Brazil ? Measuring institutional quality in ancient},
  author={Bergh and Carl Hampus},
  year={2017}
}
  • Bergh, Carl Hampus
  • Published 2017
We use the Economic Freedom Index (Gwartney, Lawson and Norton 2008) to characterise the institutions of ancient Athens in the fourth century B.C. We find that ancient Athens places itself at the top of the league in terms of economic freedom when compared with current societies. It is increasingly being recognized that ancient Greece witnessed improved… CONTINUE READING