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Economic Freedom and Quality of Education Systems

Created on September 12, 2013

Economic Freedom and Quality of Education Systems

Economic Freedom and Quality of Education Systems

Students from nations that score higher in economic freedom score higher on the PISA, an international test that evaluates education systems worldwide, independent of school curriculum.

Keywords: economic, freedom, education

Sources: OECD, Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), PISA 2009 Database, “Comparing Countries’ and Economies, Performance,” http://www.oecd.org/ pisa/46643496.pdf (accessed May 5, 2013), and Terry Miller and Kim R. Holmes, 2009 Index of Economic Freedom (Washington, D.C.: The Heritage Foundation and Dow Jones & Company, Inc., 2009), http://www.heritage.org/index.

Article ID: sr139

CHART 3 | SR 139 | heritage.org

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