CENTRO DE DIVULGACION DEL CONOCIMIENTO ECONOMICO PARA LA LIBERTAD (CEDICE)

CENTRO DE DIVULGACION DEL CONOCIMIENTO ECONOMICO PARA LA LIBERTAD (CEDICE)

Caracas, Venezuela

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ABOUT

The mission of Centro de Divulgacion del Conocimiento Economico para la Libertad (CEDICE Freedom) is to disseminate, educate, and defend the principles of free markets and individual freedom as the basis for building a society of free, ethical, and responsible individuals. CEDICE Freedom strives for a free and prosperous Venezuela, where the lives and property of its citizens are protected.

Major programs for this organization include: CEDICE Youth Program; Economics Program for Children and Youth; Economics Program for Journalists; Country of Owners Program; Economic Legislative Observatory; Property Observatory Program

IN THE NEWS

VIGILANCE NECESSARY TO PROTECT PRESS FREEDOM IN VENEZUELA

World Press Freedom Day fell on May 3 this year, celebrating the importance of free speech, expression, and publication. The regime in Venezuela, however, is cracking down on journalists as part of the government’s increasingly oppressive tactics against the country’s widespread protests. Centro de Divulgacion del Conocimiento E...

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ECONOMIC FREEDOM AUDITS HELD IN GREECE, URUGUAY, VENEZUELA, SERBIA

The Economic Freedom Audit is a series of events held in different countries around the world, aiming to bring together leading figures from the policy, political, media, business and academic world in order to identify positive reforms that would lead each country to a higher degree of economic freedom as measured by the Fraser...

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‘FREE MARKETS’ SERIES BRINGS IDEAS OF LIBERTY TO PUBLIC TELEVISION

In the 1980s, Nobel laureate economist Milton Friedman helped to popularize the ideas of liberty and free-market economics through his unprecedented Free to Choose series on public television. That tradition of scholarship and public media exposure is being carried on today by The World Show in collaboration with Atlas Network p...

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BERLIN WALL’S COLLAPSE SHOWS HOW BARRIERS TO FREEDOM CAN BE DISMANTLED

For nearly three decades, the Berlin Wall stood as one of the world’s most forbidding symbols of oppression. After years of losing a steady stream of defectors to the West, in 1961 the communist-controlled government of East Germany constructed a heavily guarded barrier that divided an entire city — all in order to prevent their...

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‘ECON JOURNAL WATCH’ SURVEYS INTERNATIONAL CLASSICAL LIBERAL THOUGHT

One of the best ways to measure the prevalence and health of classical liberal thought within any particular society is to survey the work of its academics, scholars, and other thought leaders to see which types of ideas are widely represented and which are largely absent. Atlas Network project Econ Journal Watch has devoted a l...

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VENEZUELAN ECONOMY, POLITICAL FREEDOM CRUMBLE UNDER SOCIALIST REGIME

Centrally planned economies have always been characterized by chronic shortages, spiraling prices, extensive black markets, government corruption, and political suppression. These kinds of ongoing failure have been increasingly evident in Venezuela both during and following the regime of the autocratic former president, Hugo Chá...

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SOCIALISM DESTROYS SOCIAL HERITAGE IN VENEZUELA

An unstable mix of socialism and populism has spent years steering Venezuela’s economy into a spiral of stagnation and deterioration, and has lately brought about a new level of crippling economic crisis. Venezuela is in the grips of rapidly rising inflation, rationing, price controls, and even predictable shortages for basic ne...

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CEDICE ILLUSTRATES PUBLIC SPENDING DISASTERS IN VENEZUELA

Venezuela is in a state of political and economic turmoil, but the nation’s politicians too often escape blame. To help Venezuelans understand how their political system creates economic disaster, Atlas Network partner CEDICE has created a short and accessible video asking, “How does public spending affect you?”

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TODAY’S BERLIN WALLS

The Berlin Wall was a physical and symbolic representation of the barriers between the free world and authoritarian control. When it came down 25 years ago, millions of people suddenly had the freedom to live their lives as they wanted to.

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VENEZUELA GROWING INCREASINGLY ISOLATED

While Venezuela has become accustomed to receiving support from its like-minded allies in the region, Atlas Network partner in Caracas, CEDICE, has pointed out that some of Venezuela’s most loyal allies are turning their backs on President Nicolás Maduro and the country he inherited from his predecessor and friend, Hugo Chávez....

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CELEBRATING IDEAS AND THE FUTURE OF FREEDOM IN VENEZUELA

Centro de Divulgación del Conocimiento Económico para la Libertad (CEDICE) is celebrating its 30th anniversary in Caracas, Venezuela, April 24 – 25, 2014. In Venezuela, people are literally fighting for their freedom. But even before President Nicolás Maduro, and before that Hugo Chavez came to power, there was a movement to ch...

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