About Us

Read More About Us »
ASIsign
The Adam Smith Institute is one of the world's leading think tanks. Independent, non-profit and non-partisan, it works to promote libertarian and free market ideas through research, publishing, media commentary, and educational programmes. The Institute is today at the forefront of making the case for free markets and a free society in the United Kingdom.

The Blog

Read More Blog Posts »
taxes

Isn’t it EUronic

I actually can’t tell if they’re kidding or not. From the BBC: The UK has been told it must pay an extra £1.7bn (2.1bn euros) towards the European Union’s... Read More »

Upcoming Events

See More Events »

Lunchtime Lecture with Russ Roberts: What Adam Smith Can Teach Us About Communicating Economics and Liberty

Russ Roberts is Research Associate at the Hoover Institute, co-creator of the Keynes v Hayek rap battle, host of the wildly popular EconTalk podcast, and author of the new book ‘How Adam Smith Can Change your Life‘. Russ will... More Details »

Recent Research

More Research Articles »
199521

Why gamergate will lose

Gamergate is one of the most interesting cultural issues that has appeared in years. It is a rare time that the losing side of the culture war has put up a... Read More »

Parliamentary Snapshot: MPs on Entrepreneurship

Members of Parliament may talk a good talk about their desire to support entrepreneurship in the UK, but in practice there are multiple, competing policy options open to them – whether this is increasing tax breaks, spending more in... Read More »