The CATO institute is a pretty right wing/libertarian think tank closely associated with the Koch brothers.
Each year they present a study to measure human freedom per country. The ranking takes 79 distinct indicators grouped by human and economic freedom. This ranking is clearly influenced by their thinking/values, for example a small "size of government" increases your freedom ranking, this is debatable. Nonetheless its interesting to understand how they view "freedom" around the world.
The main points of human freedom are:
And for economic freedom:
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