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June 2, 2010
Graph of the Day for June 2, 2010
"Brazil has the highest tax-to-GDP rate in the Western Hemisphere and guess what - they're growing like crazy." Hillary Clinton, May 2008.
Data source: Google (based on World Bank data).
Hoven's Index for June 2, 2010
Growth in GDP (market prices based on constant local currency) from 1990 to 2008:
Costa Rica: 154%
Tax revenue as percent of GDP (most recent year):
Costa Rica: 15.2%
Sources: Google (based on World Bank data) and Heritage Foundation's 2010 Index of Economic Freedom (use the "Find Your Country" search and look at fiscal data)
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