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What Piketty Misses

Thomas Piketty’s book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century, is a global best seller that has attracted more reviews from academics and public intellectuals than any other economics book in recent memory. In the middle of May, Google showed an astounding 12.5 million entries about Piketty and his work.

John Blundell 1952-1964

Liberty in Turkey: Past and Present

While covering demonstrations in Istanbul recently to mark the anniversary of the Gezi protests, correspondent Ivan Watson was shoved, kicked, and briefly detained during a live broadcast on CNN International. Unfortunately this illustrates all too well the deterioration of civil liberties in Turkey over the past year.

The 2014 European Resource Bank

hight_577The 2014 European Resource Bank will be held in Aix-en-Provence, France, June 27-29, 2014. Save the date !

Right after the European Elections, representatives of European free-market think tanks will join in Aix-en-Provence to reflect upon the consequences of the electoral relsults for the future of Europe and which new strategies should be implemented to change the climate of ideas towards more reforms, more accountability and more pro-growth policies.

In a time of never-ending crisis, fresh ideas on how to save European economies are urgent.

Registrations and program will be soon available on

Gary S. Becker, In Memoriam

Professor Gary S. Becker passed away on May 3 at the age of 83. Although his legacy in the social sciences is immense — his mentor, Milton Friedman, called Becker “the greatest social scientist who has lived and worked in the last half century”– one should not overlook his defense of freedom.

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