Fraser Institute Media Advisory: Who is more economically free—Canadians or Americans? New international ranking coming Tuesday, Sept. 25

September 24, 2018

TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Tuesday, Sept. 25, the Fraser Institute will release its annual Economic Freedom of the World report.

The report compares the level of economic freedom in 162 countries and territories based on size of government, taxation, rule of law, property rights, regulation and other factors.

All countries and territories, including Canada and the United States, are ranked and changes in economic freedom are tracked over time.

A news release with additional information will be issued via GlobeNewswire on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 5:00 a.m. (Eastern).

The full report will also be available as a free PDF download at www.fraserinstitute.org.

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark HasiukSenior Communications Specialist, Fraser Institute(604) 688-0221 Ext. 517 mark.hasiuk@fraserinstitute.org

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