Eco­nomic Free­dom: In­dia Slips

The Economic Times - - The Edit Page - In­dex of Eco­nomic Free­dom Rank 2017 Coun­try Over­all score

In­dia has slipped no­tice­ably in the lat­est an­nual rank­ing of the eco­nomic free­dom in­dex brought out by Amer­i­can think tank The Her­itage Foun­da­tion. Putting In­dia in the cat­e­gory of “Mostly Un­free” economies, Her­itage said progress on mar­ket-ori­ented re­forms has been “un­even”, with the state “main­tain­ing an ex­ten­sive pres­ence” in many ar­eas through pub­lic sec­tor en­ter­prises. Here’s a par­tial list… (11)

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