Adam Smith Institute

Adam Smith Institute

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Adam Smith Institute, abbreviated to ASI, is a think tank based in the United Kingdom, named after one of the founders of modern economics, Adam Smith. It espouses free market and classical liberal views, in particular by creating radical policy options in the light of public choice theory, which politicians can then develop. Its president, Madsen Pirie, has said "We propose things which people regard as being on the edge of lunacy. The next thing you know, they're on the edge of policy." It was the primary intellectual force behind privatisation in the Thatcher era, and, with the Centre for Policy Studies and Institute of Economic Affairs, drove Thatcherite policy on privatisation, taxation, education, and health. Several of the Institute's policies have been adopted by the Major and Blair governments, and the ASI has also served in an advisory capacity to governments overseasshow more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 236g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134900818
  • 9786134900812