USA: Regulatory quality index (-2.5 weak; 2.5 strong)
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1996 to 2018. The average value for the USA during that period was 1.51 points with a minimum of 1.26 points in 2015 and a maximum of 1.76 points in 2000.
The latest value from 2018 is 1.58 points. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 193
countries is -0.02 points.
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Definition: The index of Regulatory Quality captures perceptions of the ability of the government to formulate and implement sound policies and regulations that permit and promote private sector development.