MONTREAL ECONOMIC INSTITUTE (INSTITUT ECONOMIQUE DE MONTREAL)

MONTREAL ECONOMIC INSTITUTE (INSTITUT ECONOMIQUE DE MONTREAL)

Montreal, Canada

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The mission of Montreal Economic Institute (Institut Economique de Montreal) is to propose original and innovative solutions for the crafting of efficient public policies, using successful reforms applied elsewhere as models.

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SEASON 4 OF THE FREE MARKETS SERIES TO AIR ON PBS

Interested in seeing some of the leading lights of the free-market movement talk about their life’s work and the ideas that get them fired up in the morning, all in an intimate interview setting? You can do just that if you watch The World Show: The Free Markets Series in partnership with Montreal Economic Institute (Institut Ec...

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MEI’S NEW CURRENT AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT MAKING SIGNIFICANT POLITICAL IMPACT

The Montreal Economic Institute (MEI), an Atlas Network partner based in Quebec, has traditionally released high-quality, research-heavy publications to promote free market solutions in Canada. While this method certainly has seen tremendous success in advocating for beneficial polices, MEI has recognized the potential of reachi...

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A LOOK BACK AT THE MOST INSPIRATIONAL LIBERTY EVENT OF THE YEAR

You never know where your next big idea will originate — a dynamic speaker, a moving video, an interactive workshop, a chance conversation. Inspiration can arise from almost anywhere, and a primary reason that Atlas Network organizes Liberty Forum & Freedom Dinner (LFFD) every year is to facilitate an environment in which there...

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NEW EBOOK DETAILS MARIO VARGAS LLOSA’S JOURNEY TO LIBERTY

Young people sometimes fall prey to the notion that authoritarian governments can solve societal problems, but age and experience often bring with them additional insights about public-sector incentives, institutional corruption, and the endemic failures of central planning. Peruvian Nobel laureate in literature Mario Vargas Llo...

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REALIZING BITCOIN’S POTENTIAL

Governments around the world are grappling with what to do with Bitcoin -- the cryptocurrency that has attracted enthusiasts worldwide, endured the bankruptcy of one major exchange (Tokyo-based Mt. Gox), and puzzled fans and detractors alike with regard to its legal status. The Montreal Economic Institute recently published a st...

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THE $15 BILLION QUEBEC SURPLUS THAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN

Many movie previews begin with a deep-voiced narrator intoning the words, “In a world where…” The viewer is invited to imagine a fantastic scenario different from the world in which he lives. The Montreal Economic Institute (MEI) does something similar in a concise study by Youri Chassin, imagining how Quebec’s public finances w...

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