Pál Czeglédi

Associate Professor, University of Debrecen

Pál Czeglédi is an associate professor at University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary, where he teaches several courses in economics at introductory and graduate level. He holds an M.A. and a Ph.D. in economics (University of Debrecen), and a habilitation degree (University of Szeged, Hungary). His focus of research includes institutional economics and Austrian economics as applied to understanding cross-country differences in institutions and economic performance. He is an author of two books, the second of which is entitled Economic Freedom and Development and co-authored with Judit Kapás. In addition, he published several articles in journals such as Acta Oeconomica, Review of Austrian Economics, International Review of Economics, European Journal of Comparative Economics, and Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy.

Recent Research by Pál Czeglédi

— Sep 25, 2018
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Economic Freedom of the World: 2018 Annual Report

Economic Freedom of the World: 2018 Annual Report is the world’s premier measurement of economic freedom, ranking countries based on five areas: size of government, legal structure and security of property rights, access to sound money, freedom to trade internationally, and regulation of credit, labour and business. This year’s report compares 162 countries and territories. In this year’s ranking, which is based on 2016 data, Hong Kong is again number one, and Canada (tied for 10th with Australia) trails the United States, which ranks 6th.