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5th Adam Smith Forum Hits New Attendance High

 Higher School of Economics housed the fifth session of the Adam Smith Forum, organized by the Libertarian Party of Russia in partnership with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Moscow and the HSE. 

This time, caught in the ASF spotlight were the founding fathers of classical liberalism, the EU crisis, the challenges faced by the Scandinavian variety of capitalism, the current economic situation in Russia’s regions as well as the strategic policies to be employed by the libertarian movements in Russia, Belarus, the Netherlands and USA in the near term... Read more

Programme of V Adam Smith Forum  

V Adam Smith Forum: A Forum for the Free

On November 3 2013 economists, philosophers, lawyers and politicians will come together to discuss ideas of liberty. Not one of those boring conferences with mumbling speakers and yawning audience! It’s the venue for guests of all ages and from across Russia and beyond get to know other interesting people and have a chance to participate in a lively debate.

About the Adam Smith Forum

The problem Russia is facing today is that proponents of freedom in Russia feel reluctant to make their case to the public. There is a lack of direct communication between full-fledged proponents of freedom and those likely to become ones. With these concerns in mind, we decided to establish a regularly held Forum discussing theoretical and practical freedom-related issues, first and foremost, those pertaining to economic freedom...

The V Smith Forum

President of the Austrian Friedrich von Hayek Institute and Director of the Austrian Economics Center Barbara Kolm will be speaking at the ‘Moral Sentiments’ section of the 5th Adam Smith Forum in Moscow on 3 November 2013...

4th Adam Smith Forum, 2012

The fourth Adam Smith Forum organized jointly by the Libertarian Party of Russia and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation, and given over to a discussion of ideas of economic and personal freedom, took place in Moscow on Oct. 20, 2012, this time housed in the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration...

An interview with Deirdre McCloskey

Deirdre N. McCloskey (born Donald McCloskey; September 11, 1942, Ann Arbor, Michigan) is a Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). McCloskey has authored 16 books and some 360 articles in her many fields where she calls into question some of the solidly entrenched economic ideas...