chapter  11
15 Pages

The free and the unfree: ‘Emerging markets’, the Heritage Foundation and the ‘Index of Economic Freedom’

ByJAMES SIDAWAY, MICHAEL PRYKE

Our route then takes us through the rapid ‘enfolding’ of geo-politics into geoeconomics which has followed the end of the cold war, and which has produced today a geo-political-economic discourse regulated by free market international institutions such as the World Bank and the World Trade Organization. The final section explores the scripting of important elements of this discourse.