USA: Legal rights

(measure: points; Source: The World Bank)
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USA: Index of legal rights for creditors and borrowers (0 = weak to 12 = strong)

, 2014 - 2020: For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 2014 to 2020. The average value for the USA during that period was 11 points with a minimum of 11 points in 2014 and a maximum of 11 points in 2014. The latest value from is points. For comparison, the world average in based on countries is 0.00 points. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The index of legal right for creditors and borrowers in the USA ranges from 0 (no rights) to 12 (strong rights). Stronger legal rights such as efficient bankruptcy procedures, rules for financial disclosure, clear property rights, etc. facilitate lending.

Definition: The strength of legal rights index measures whether certain features that facilitate lending exist within the appli­cable collateral and bankruptcy laws. The index ranges from 0 to 12 based on the methodology in the Doing Business 15-20 studies.
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