Economic freedom measures the extent to which individuals, families, businesses, and other organizations are free to make economic decisions without government interference.

Economic Freedom of the Arab World: 2016 Annual Report

  • 2016 Annual Report (English)
  • 2016 Annual Report (Arabic)
  • link to 2016 Dataset
  • Economic Freedom of the Arab World: 2015 Annual Report

  • 2015 Annual Report (English)
  • 2015 Annual Report (Arabic)
  • Economic Freedom of the Arab World: 2014 Annual Report

  • Press Release
  • 2014 Annual Report (English)
  • 2014 Annual Report (Arabic)
  • link to 2014 Dataset
  • Economic Freedom of the Arab World: 2013 Annual Report

  • Press Release
  • 2013 Annual Report (English)
  • 2013 Annual Report (Arabic)
  • link to 2013 Dataset
  • Economic Freedom of the Arab World: 2012 Annual Report

  • Press Release
  • 2012 Annual Report (English)
  • 2012 Annual Report (Arabic)
  • link to 2012 Dataset
  • Economic Freedom of the Arab World: 2011 Annual Report

  • Press Release
  • 2011 Annual Report (English)
  • 2011 Annual Report (Arabic)
  • link to 2011 Dataset
  • Economic Freedom of the Arab World: 2010 Annual Report

  • Press Release
  • 2010 Annual Report (English)
  • 2010 Annual Report (Arabic)
  • link to 2010 Dataset
  • Economic Freedom of the Arab World: 2009 Annual Report

  • Press Release
  • 2009 Annual Report (English)
  • 2009 Annual Report (Arabic)
  • link to 2009 Dataset
  • Economic Freedom of the Arab World: 2008 Annual Report

  • Press Release
  • 2008 Annual Report (English)
  • 2008 Annual Report (Arabic)
  • link to 2008 Dataset
  • Economic Freedom of the Arab World: 2007 Annual Report

  • 2007 Annual Report (English)
  • Press Release
  • link to 2007 Dataset
  • Economic Freedom of the Arab World: 2006 Annual Report

  • link to report
  • link to 2006 Dataset
  • Economic Freedom of the Arab World: 2005 Annual Report

  • link to English report
  • link to Arabic report
  • link to 2005 Dataset
  • Occasional Papers

  • Discussion Paper- Overcoming Barriers to Foreign Direct Investment in Jordan
  • Oman Policy Audit

    In 2005, the Government of Oman asked the IRF and The Fraser Institute to undertake an audit of Oman's economic policies with the goal of making Oman the "economic freedom area of the world."

    Download the full first report to read about this exciting new policy process and the recommendations contained in the report.