SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

August 08, 2016 08:30 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: What's Behind the Deterioration of Venezuela? New Analysis Coming Tuesday, August 9

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - August 08, 2016) - On Tuesday, August 9, the Fraser Institute will release a new analysis of the unfolding tragedy in Venezuela and the country's economic freedom levels over the past 40 years.

The analysis, Changes in Economic Freedom in Venezuela, Ireland, and the United States, spotlights the effects of crony capitalism and crony socialism, while also noting economic freedom levels (and subsequent economic performance) of Ireland and the United States.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 5:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Tuesday, August 9.

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