International Property Rights Index 2020

A Letter From

Hernando de Soto

I congratulate Dr. Sary Levy Carciente, 2020 Hernando De Soto fellow, and the Property Rights Alliance Executive Director Lorenzo Montanari for their monumental achievement in constructing the 2020 International Property Rights Index (IPRI), and also for their abiding work promoting property rights around the world. 

Property rights this year, as evidenced by the I

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Lorenzo Montanari

The 2020 International Property Rights Index, now in its fourteen edition, offers a unique perspective on the correlation between the societies and economies of 129 countries accounting for 98% of world GDP and 94% of the world’s population.

There are three main questions behind the Index: What would the world be like without property rights? How would cou

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