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2012 Index of Economic Freedom

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The 2012 Index of Economic Freedom

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2012 Index of Economic Freedom

  1. 1. 2012 Index of Economic Freedom HERITAGE.ORG/INDEX
  2. 2. 2012 Index of Economic Freedom HERITAGE.ORG/INDEX U.S. Drops Again in Rankings “ Mostly Free” #10 - United States
  3. 3. 2012 Index of Economic Freedom HERITAGE.ORG/INDEX Losing Economic Freedom The United States 2011 2012 Change Overall Score 77.8 76.3 -1.5 Government Spending 54.6 46.7 -7.9 Investment Freedom 75.0 70.0 -5.0 Freedom from Corruption 75.0 71.0 -4.0
  4. 4. 2012 Index of Economic Freedom HERITAGE.ORG/INDEX Global Average Economic Freedom
  5. 5. 2012 Index of Economic Freedom HERITAGE.ORG/INDEX Ten Economic Freedoms: World Averages Rule of Law Limited Government Regulatory Efficiency Open Markets
  6. 6. 2012 Index of Economic Freedom HERITAGE.ORG/INDEX Growing Attention to Public Debt Burden Quick Facts – Greece
  7. 7. 2012 Index of Economic Freedom HERITAGE.ORG/INDEX One-Year Freedom Score Change
  8. 8. 2012 Index of Economic Freedom HERITAGE.ORG/INDEX Which Countries Enjoy the Most Economic Freedom? <ul><li>2012 Index </li></ul><ul><li>Hong Kong </li></ul><ul><li>Singapore </li></ul><ul><li>Australia </li></ul><ul><li>New Zealand </li></ul><ul><li>Switzerland </li></ul><ul><li>Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Chile </li></ul><ul><li>Mauritius </li></ul><ul><li>Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>United States </li></ul><ul><li>2011 Index </li></ul><ul><li>Hong Kong </li></ul><ul><li>Singapore </li></ul><ul><li>Australia </li></ul><ul><li>New Zealand </li></ul><ul><li>Switzerland </li></ul><ul><li>Canada </li></ul><ul><li>Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>Denmark </li></ul><ul><li>United States </li></ul><ul><li>Bahrain </li></ul>Least Free: North Korea, Zimbabwe, Cuba, Libya
  9. 9. 2012 Index of Economic Freedom HERITAGE.ORG/INDEX
  10. 10. 2012 Index of Economic Freedom HERITAGE.ORG/INDEX Economic Freedom is Key to Prosperity
  11. 11. 2012 Index of Economic Freedom HERITAGE.ORG/INDEX Economic Freedom Enhances Standards of Living
  12. 12. 2012 Index of Economic Freedom HERITAGE.ORG/INDEX Economic Freedom Promotes Growth and Reduces Poverty
  13. 13. 2012 Index of Economic Freedom HERITAGE.ORG/INDEX Economic Freedom Increases Entrepreneurship and Job Opportunities
  14. 14. 2012 Index of Economic Freedom HERITAGE.ORG/INDEX Economic Freedom Promotes a Clean Environment
  15. 15. 2012 Index of Economic Freedom HERITAGE.ORG/INDEX The Freer Economy, The Greater Prosperity
  16. 16. 2012 Index of Economic Freedom HERITAGE.ORG/INDEX

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