TORONTO, Nov. 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Thursday, Nov. 7, the Fraser Institute will release the 2019 Economic Freedom of North America report, which determines levels of economic freedom by measuring government spending, taxation and labor market restrictions.

The annual report ranks the 50 U.S. states, 32 Mexican states and 10 Canadian provinces based on their levels of economic freedom.

A news release with additional information will be issued via GlobeNewswire on Thursday, Nov. 7 at 5:00 a.m. Eastern.

Fred McMahon
Dr. Michael A. Walker Research Chair in Economic Freedom, Fraser Institute
Desk: (416) 363-6575 ext. 226 Mobile: (416) 727-7138

Dean Stansel
Research Associate Professor, O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom
Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University

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