Economic Freedom of North America 2015

Dec 01, 2015

By Dean Stansel, José Torra, and Fred McMahon with Milagros Palacios


A significant body of research finds that economic freedom is positively correlated with desirable outcomes such as high per-capita income, economic growth and greater life expectancy. This is the eleventh edition of the Fraser Institute’s annual Economic Freedom report, which compares 10 variables in 92 state and provincial governments in Canada, Mexico and the United States. The Fraser Institute’s report, which provides the most comprehensive overview available of economic freedom in North America, can be downloaded at no cost at www.freetheworld.com. The Buckeye Institute provided additional analysis of the data to highlight economic freedom in Ohio. Both think tanks research and advocate free-market economic policies.

Click here to download the full report: Economic Freedom of North America 2015