ADAM SMITH INSTITUTE

ADAM SMITH INSTITUTE

London, United Kingdom

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ABOUT

The mission of the Adam Smith Institute is to promote new ideas in the public policy debate, widen the understanding of markets and market principles, and focus on public education — particularly among young people and students.

Major programs for this organization include: Tax Freedom Day; The Entrepreneurs Network; Independent Symposium on the Open Society (ISOS); The Pin Factory Blog

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FUNDING POSTGRADUATE EDUCATION FOR PRO-FREEDOM STUDENTS

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IEA BOOK TRACES HISTORY, DEVELOPMENT OF CLASSICAL LIBERAL THOUGHT

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DEFEATING PIKETTY’S CHARGE, A WORKING PAPER BY BRAD LIPS

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