What ideas are you seeking to promote?

Our mission is to “improve understanding of the fundamental institutions of a free society by analysing and expounding the role of markets in solving economic and social problems.”

This means we seek to promote, sustain, and increase individual and collective knowledge and understanding of market solutions to social and economic questions through research, discussion, and the communication of ideas.

Our school of thought is based on broad values, with a sufficiently long history in economic thinking to be uncontroversial, even if individual ideas that are described as free market can be considered radical or novel in a current context. For example, free market solutions to healthcare or aging may seem radical in relation to discussions about the NHS or social care. But they are not so defined in the sweep of either global healthcare provision, or even in the context of their history in the UK.

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