2011 Index of Economic Freedom

The seventeenth edition of the Heritage Foundation's popular survey of economic liberty

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World economic freedom is again on the rise. Policy missteps that contributed to fiscal crisis and recession have been repudiated by voters in some countries and disciplined by market forces in others.

Countries that have stayed true to the principles of economic freedom are reaping the rewards: rapid recovery and renewed growth. In fact, average incomes in countries that gained economic freedom this year are projected to grow more than 4 percent!

However, this year the UK has fallen ou