2012 Index of Economic Freedom
The Ongoing Global Financial Crisis and Recession
Wellbeing and the Role of Government
The eighteenth edition of the Heritage Foundation's popular survey of economic liberty
The UK is back up to 14 in the rankings this year, having fallen out of the top 15 for the first time in last year’s survey, although its freedom score has actually seen a marginal drop. The UK ranks poorly for fiscal freedom and terribly for government spending.
2012, Published by the Heritage Foundation in association with the IEA, ISBN 978 0 89195 283 1, 468pp, PB