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Nations With More Trade Freedom Have Lower Levels of Income Inequality

Created on October 7, 2011

Nations With More Trade Freedom Have Lower Levels of Income Inequality

Nations with More Trade Freedom Have Lower Levels of Income Inequality

Trade Freedom Score Group

GINI Index (larger numbers indicate less equality)

Chart 5 • B 2614

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Sources: Heritage Foundation calculations from the 2012 Index of Economic Freedom (forthcoming January 2012) and The World Bank, “GINI Index,” at http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/SI.POV.GINI (September 12, 2011). Figures based on available data since 2007 for 56 countries.