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Unaffordable Housing – Fables and Myths

Britain’s Soviet-style planning system means that we live in some of the smallest, oldest and costliest homes in the developed world. But is this the housing we want? Unaffordable Housing is the first of a three-part series of pamphlets investigating the causes of, and solutions to, Britain’s housing shortage. Alan W. Evans and Oliver Marc Hartwich ask how Britain's housing has become the laughing stock of Western Europe. [...]

A plea for sound money

Strangely enough, although most other kinds of socialism have frequently been attacked by advocates of the free market, the ‘meta-intervention’ of government-created paper money is hardly being called into question. In the long run, however, the destructive effects of false money could be even more disastrous than Soviet-style communism. [...]

Why Economists favour Liberty

It is no wonder that economists favour liberty. They know that individuals have to be free to make the best choices for themselves and ultimately for the rest of society. Yes, society. The economist does not deny it exists. But he knows that without individual liberty it cannot work. [...]

Australien – Wettbewerb in Vielfalt

Federalism fosters the traditionally Australian, but currently atrophying, qualities of responsibility and self-reliance. It is desirable in a small country and indispensable in a large one. [...]

The Order of Indivisible Liberty

At a point when today’s classical liberals are becoming more and more conservative, it is time that conservatives rediscover their liberal roots and realize the order of indivisible liberty. [...]

Wettbewerb, Werbung und Recht

Advertising is a competitive tool. However, it is often treated with suspicion under competition law. This doctoral thesis argues that restrictions on advertising should be limited to clear cases of misleading and deceptive conduct. [...]