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Economic Freedom of the World 2006 Annual Report

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Complete Publication - 2006 Annual Report

Economic Freedom of the World: 2006 Annual Report (2 MB)
Complete Publication

The report is also available as several smaller documents:

Executive Summary

Executive Summary (255 KB)
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
About the Participating Institutes
Other Measures Related to Economic Freedom

Chapter 1

Chapter 1: (544 KB)
Economic Freedom of the World, 2004

Chapter 2

Chapter 2: (372 KB)
Freedom versus Collectivism in Foreign Aid
by William Easterly

Chapter 3

Chapter 3: (484 KB)
Country Data Tables - Albania to Kuwait

Chapter 3

Chapter 3: (500 KB)
Country Data Tables - Latvia to Zimbabwe

Appendix 1

Appendix 1: (172 KB)
Explanatory Notes and Data Sources

Appendix 2

Appendix 2: (160 KB)
Selected Publications Using Ratings from Economic Freedom of the World


2006 Dataset

2006 dataset 2006 dataset (Microsoft Excel - 2.4 MB)

Press Releases and Media Information

International Press Release - Fraser Institute, Sept 7, 2006

Canadian Press Release - Fraser Institute, Sept 7, 2006

Policy Briefing Fraser Institute Policy Briefing: Powerpoint presentation (1.9 MB)

 

 

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