To supplement the theory and history of capitalism, we now provide data on more and less capitalistic economies. Which are most open to entrepreneurship? Most respectful of property rights? Wealthiest? Least corrupt?
Doing Business (World Bank’s ease or difficulty index for 190 economies):
Economic Freedom (Heritage Foundation’s 2021 Index of Economic Freedom):
China (less capitalist) vs. Hong Kong (more capitalist) (World Bank):
North Korea (less capitalist) vs. South Korea (more capitalist) (World Bank):
Chile (more capitalist) vs. Venezuela (less capitalist) (World Bank):
Compiled by Stephen Hicks and Andrei Volkov, 2021.