The 2017 Index of Economic Freedom is out

Some items from the 2017 Index of Economic Freedom that stood out to me:

* USA falls from 11th to 17th.
* United Arab Emirates rises from 25th to 8th.
* Chile falls from 7th to 10th.
* Argentina rises from 169th to 156th.
* Poland falls slightly from 42nd to 45th.
* Guatemala rises significantly from 87th to 74th.
* Canada is almost unchanged, falling from 6th to 7th.
* The top five — Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand, Switzerland, and Australia — are unchanged.

The 180 ranked countries are here. The interactive visual heat map is here.

One thought on “The 2017 Index of Economic Freedom is out

  • February 18, 2017 at 5:09 am

    What did happen in UAE? Why did they rise so much?`

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