Florida State University

Gus A. Stavros Center

College of Social Sciences & Public Policy

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Economic Freedom Research

Faculty associated with the Gus A. Stavros Center have published research on various economic concerns. The papers and articles below are a sample of the research interests of the Stavros Center.

FreetheWorld.com
Website of the Economic Freedom Network

DoingBusiness2008.xls

James Gwartney, Florida State University
Robert Lawson, Capital University
Excel file with EFW business variables.

The Impact of Tax Policy on Economic Growth, Income Distribution, and Allocation of Taxes

James Gwartney, Florida State University
Robert Lawson, Capital University
Social Philosophy & Policy Foundation (2006)

Economic Freedom of the World, 2002

J.R. Clark, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
James Gwartney, Florida State University
Robert Lawson, Capital University
The Independent Review, Vol. IX No. 4 (Spring 2005)

Institutions and the Impact of Investment on Growth

James Gwartney, Florida State University
Randall Holcombe, Florida State University
Robert Lawson, Capital University
KYKLOS, Vol. 59 No. 2 (2006)

Institutions and the Impact of Investment on Growth

James Gwartney, Florida State University
Randall Holcombe, Florida State University
Robert Lawson, Capital University
Cato Journal, Vol. 24 No. 3 (Fall 2004)

The Concept and Measurement of Economic Freedom

James Gwartney, Florida State University
Robert Lawson, Capital University
European Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 19 (2003)

The Scope of Government and the Wealth of Nations

James Gwartney, Florida State University
Randall Holcombe, Florida State University
Robert Lawson, Capital University
Cato Journal, Vol. 18 No. 2 (Fall 1998)