economic freedom

— Mar 12, 2018
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Not surprisingly, low-ranking countries include Saudi Arabia, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Qatar.

— Jan 11, 2018
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New Hampshire has the highest level of economic freedom among all U.S. states in the Fraser Institute’s latest Economic Freedom of North America report (EFNA).

— Dec 14, 2017
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Economic Freedom of North America 2017

Economic Freedom of North America 2017 finds that New Hampshire—the Live Free or Die state—has the highest level of economic freedom among all U.S. states for the third year in a row, scoring 8.3 out of 10 in this year’s report, which measures government spending, taxation and labour market restrictions. Florida, Texas, South Dakota and Tennessee round out the top five freest states. For the third year in a row New York was the least-free state in the country at 50th, and California ranked 49th.

— Nov 25, 2017
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Economic Freedom of the Arab World: 2017 Annual Report

The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain are this year tied as the most economically-free nations in the Arab world, according to Economic Freedom of the Arab World: 2017 Annual Report, co-published by the Fraser Institute, the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty and the International Research Foundation. This report compares and ranks 22 Arab nations in five areas of economic freedom: size of government, including expenditures, taxes and enterprises; commercial and economic law and security of property rights; access to sound money; freedom to trade internationally; and regulation of credit, labour and business.

— Nov 14, 2017
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Considering current amalgamation movements in Canada, there’s strong evidence that many do not yet grasp the importance of decentralization.

— Oct 6, 2017
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Canada no longer among top 10 most economically free countries

Prime Minister Trudeau’s government has embraced deficit-spending.