International Business Essay

1950 Words Jun 20th, 2011 8 Pages

Name: Dao Bach Van

Class: EMBA - 9B.

Question No.1: The freedom in the world survey evaluates the state of political rights and civil liberties around the world. Provide a description of this survey and a “ freedom” ranking of the leaders and laggards of the world. What factors does this survey consider when forming the ranking?


1. General information


The Freedom in the World survey, which has been published since 1972, is an annual evaluation of the state of freedom in every country in the world. The survey divides freedom into two broad categories: political rights and civil liberties. Political rights allow people
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These ratings, which are calculated based on the methodological process described below, determine whether a country is classified as Free, Partly Free, or Not Free by the survey.
The survey findings are reached after a multilayered process of analysis and evaluation by a team of regional experts and scholars. Although there is an element of subjectivity inherent in the survey findings, the ratings process emphasizes intellectual rigor and balanced and unbiased judgments.

2. Ranking the leaders and the laggards of the world.

The below table will provide the ranking of the leaders and laggards in Freedom in the world:

|Rank |Country |Status |Rank |Country |Status |
|1 |Andorra |Free |11 |Swaziland |Not Free |
|1 |Australia |Free |11 |Tunisia |Not Free |
|1 |Austria |Free |11 |Vietnam |Not Free |
|1 |Bahamas |Free |11 |Afghanistan |Not Free |

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