Canada ranks Number 5 on the Freedom Index, 11 spots above the United States.
In the quarter freest countries, women’s literacy is 92 per cent and men’s 95 per cent.
China throws up barriers to international competition and assaults foreign investment.
Why is economic freedom important? Is it intrinsically valuable or is it valuable because of the outcomes it produces?
Diseases such as rabies, malaria and leprosy still afflict many in less-developed countries.
The Fraser Institute's Economic Freedom of the World Report has ranked Venezuela dead last for the past four years.
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