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Effects of Economic Freedom on Growth and the Environment - Implications for Cross-Country Analysis

  title={Effects of Economic Freedom on Growth and the Environment - Implications for Cross-Country Analysis},
  author={Susanna Lundstr{\"o}m},
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the effects of specific economic freedom categories on both economic growth and the environment, and present some important considerations for cross-country regressions. First, there is a survey of arguments for positive as well as negative effects of economic liberalization. Measurement problems are then considered followed by a number of model specification issues. Sensitivity tests and potential econometric problems are also discussed. The main… 
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