For over a decade the Index of Economic Freedom has tracked the march of economic freedom around the world. This years edition of the Index embodies the most dramatic changes, in both style and substance that have been made since publication of the inaugural edition in 1995.
The book is physically smaller to enhance its usability and portability. An extensive redesign of the country pages includes two new charts to help readers quickly assess each economys progress. Finally, the methodology has been improved with the help of a newly formed academic advisory board and utilization of new data from the World Bank that have been made available only recently. Previous y