Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

A New Measure of Financial Openness

In creating an index that measures the extent of openness in capital account transactions, the authors address the lack of proper ways of measuring the extent of the openness in cross-border financial transactions. The data are available for 181 countries for 1970-2005.

Additional Info

  • Volume or issue no.: La Follette School Working Paper No. 2007-033
  • Author(s): Menzie D. Chinn and Hiro Ito