UNIRULE INSTITUTE OF ECONOMICS

UNIRULE INSTITUTE OF ECONOMICS

Beijing, China

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The mission of Unirule Institute of Economics is to promote, support, and conduct high-quality research in economics and other social sciences. Its projects include research proposals entrusted to Unirule by many different types of policy actors, training programs, and other services.

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GLOBAL POLICY PERSPECTIVES SERIES: MA JUNJIE

Atlas Network’s Global Policy Perspectives event series brings think tank leaders from around the world to deliver unique talks about their countries, the place of civil society within them, and what timely and important topics are affecting each. On October 25, Atlas Network hosted Ma Junjie of Unirule Institute of Economics, w...

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SNAPSHOTS FROM JAKARTA: LESSONS IN EFFECTIVE FUNDRAISING IN ASIA 2018

Nineteen participants from 13 countries from around Asia gathered in Jakarta, Indonesia, from February 7-9, 2018, to participate in Atlas Network’s Lessons in Effective Fundraising in Asia. This course is part of Atlas Network’s robust coaching and training programs under Atlas Network’s Leadership Academy.

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CHINESE THINK TANK UNIRULE HAS ONLINE PRESENCE DELETED

Since its founding in 1993, Unirule Institute of Economics, based in Beijing, has contributed enormously to prosperity, mobility, and increasing space for voluntary civil society. Recently, its entire online presence was effectively erased, rumored to have been carried out by elements of the Chinese government. Sheng Hong, direc...

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BRINGING ‘THE MORALITY OF CAPITALISM’ TO HUNDREDS OF BURUNDI STUDENTS

Burundi, a small nation in central Africa, has been marked by decades of regional unrest, periodic civil war, and an unstable democracy. Individual liberty and economic freedom are necessary for Burundi to achieve a prosperous future, and African Students for Liberty (ASFL) is helping to instill these principles in a new generat...

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IS LIBERTY AN ASIAN VALUE?

A frequent challenge raised against classical liberalism is that it is not suitable for Asian people or Asian countries, because of “Asian values” that are allegedly unique to Asian countries. Is Asian liberty different from European or American or African Liberty? Or, if liberty is being used in the same way in those regions, i...

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ECONOMISTS WHO HELPED REFORM CHINA’S ECONOMY PROFILED IN THE ECONOMIST

China’s economy began to thrive in the 1980s and ’90s when the government started to abandon central market planning, allow private shareholding in state-owned enterprises, and dismantle international trade barriers. A recent profile in the Economist celebrates the work of three groundbreaking economists who helped provide the i...

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