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                                                                              SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA Institute Directory
                                                                                                    Last Updated: February 2, 2011
                    Organization Name                       City        Country         Email                  Phone                 Website                                                   Purpose

                                                                                                                                               To contribute to a socio-economic development of Mozambique and to produce innovative thinking
Centro de Estudos Moçambicanos e Internacionais (CEMO)     Maputo      Mozambique     See website          258 (21) 301-522          Website
                                                                                                                                               through research, debates, surveys and analysis of public policies.

                                                                                                                                               To promote and foster an open society, the rule of law, personal liberty, and economic and press
Free Market Foundation of Southern Africa (FMF)            Sandton     South Africa     Email              27 (11) 884 0270          Website
                                                                                                                                               freedom as fundamental components of advocacy of human rights and democracy.
                                                                                                                                               To stimulate public discussion about economics, rule of law, free trade, free speech and
Imani Center for Policy and Education                       Accra        Ghana           Email            233 (289) 510-383          Website
                                                                                                                                               decentralization of power.
                                                                                                                                               To serve as one of the leading promoters of social, economic and political freedom; to promote
Initiative for Public Policy Analysis                       Lagos        Nigeria        Email             234 (1) 791-0959           Website   public understanding of the principles of a free and prosperous society such as property right, the
                                                                                                                                               rule of law, limited government, and free enterprise...
                                                                                                                                               To deliver independent, analytical, critical yet
Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR)               Windhoek       Namibia        Email             264 (61) 240-514           Website   constructive research of social, political and economic issues that affect economic development of

Inter Region Economic Network (IREN)                       Nairobi       Kenya          Email             254 (20) 273-1497          Website   To promotes ideas and strategies geared towards improving African living standards.

Kenya Institute of Public Policy Research and Analysis                                                                                         To provide public policy advice to the government of Kenya and public sector in order to contribute
                                                           Nairobi       Kenya          Email             254 (20) 271-9933          Website
(KIPPRA)                                                                                                                                       to the achievement of national development goals.
                                                                                                                                               To produce and disseminate innovative policy in Africa about Africa. AIA wishes to initiate discussions
L'Audace Institut Afrique (AIA)                            Abidjan     Ivory Coast      Email             225 (49) 084-545           Website   on economic and political freedoms in Africa by organizing symposia, seminars, conferences,
                                                                                                                                               workshops, and meetings at universities.
                                                                                                                                               To propose original and innovative solutions for the crafting of efficient public policies, using
Le Centre Des Affaires Humaines (CEDAH)                  Ouagadougou   Burkina Faso      Email            226 (50) 460-411           Website
                                                                                                                                               successful reforms applied as models elsewhere.
                                                                                                                                               To promote wider appreciation of the key role of free markets and
Zambia Institute for Public Policy Analysis (ZIPPA)         Kitwe        Zambia          Email                   N/A                   N/A
                                                                                                                                               competition in economic development.
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                                                                ASIA and the PACIFIC Institute Directory
                                                                               Last Updated: February 2, 2011
                    Organization Name              City          Country       Email                Phone          Website                                       Purpose
                                                                                                                             Established for the welfare of the people by the people, based on mutual
Alternate Solutions Institute                     Lahore          Pakistan     Email           92 (300) 441-4814   Website
                                                                                                                             help and cooperation, free from any political or…
                                                                                                                             To addresss some of the most urgent issues facing the Chinese economy and
Beijing Siyuan Research Center                    Beijing          China       Email           86 (10) 8229-0086   Website
                                                                                                                             it's citizens relating to human rights and taxation.
                                                                                                                             To protect the freedom of the individuals in China, to promote Chinas
Cathay Institute for Public Affairs (CIPA)        Beijing          China       Email           86 (10) 6326-0456   Website
                                                                                                                             democratic transition, and to help establish constitutional…
                                                                                                                             Committed to advancing the principles of a free market, entrepreneurship
Center for Free Enterprise                        Seoul         South Korea    Email           82 (2) 3774-5000    Website
                                                                                                                             and limited government.
                                                                                                                             The Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility (or CMFR) is a private, non-
Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility     Makati City      Philippines   Email           63 (2) 894- 1314    Website
                                                                                                                             stock, non-profit foundation that has focused its…
                                                                                                                             To improve the quality of life for all citizens of India by reviving and
Centre for Civil Society                        New Delhi          India       Email           91 (11) 2653-7456   Website
                                                                                                                             reinvigorating civil society.
                                                                                                                             To emphasize the role of the free market in an open society which provide
Centre for Independent Studies                 St. Leonards      Australia     Email           61 (2) 9439-7310    Website
                                                                                                                             goods and services typically done by the government.
                                                                                                                             Our mission as an organisation is the spread of knowledge and awareness
Centre for Public Policy Research               Elamkulam          India       Email           91 (48) 4646-9177   Website
                                                                                                                             among fellow human beings through the promotion...
                                                                                                                             The Institute produces leaders for a new generation of public policy
EBI Think Tank Institute                       Ulaanbaatar       Mongolia      Email           976 (1) 9911-2940   Website
                                                                                                                             leadership unwavering in its commitment to free enterprise…
                                                                                                                             To develop a sound and edifying intellectual climate in Indonesia, improving
Freedom Institute                                 Jakarta        Indonesia     Email                  N/A          Website
                                                                                                                             perceptions concerning democracy civil liberties and…
                                                                                                                             Our objectives in Korea are to promote local autonomy, market economy,
Friedrich Naumann Foundation Korea                Seoul         South Korea    Email           82 (2) 2295-2155    Website
                                                                                                                             multilateral cooperation and peace and prosperity.
                                                                                                                             To provide training and decent employment for poor women; and to help the
Fuping Development Institute                      Beijing          China       Email           86 (10) 5131-9200   Website
                                                                                                                             poor to gain decent employment and self development…
                                                                                                                             To apply the principles of personal responsibility, rule of law and market
Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs   Kuala Lumpur       Malaysia     Email           44 (7920) 132-233   Website
                                                                                                                             solutions when proposing policies.

Institute for Free Economy                         N/A             Japan       Email                  N/A          Website   To enlighten the public on the importance and necessity of freedom.

                                                                                                                             To preserve and strenghten the foundations of economic and political
Institute of Public Affairs                     Melbourne        Australia     Email           61 (3) 9600-4744    Website

iPencil                                            N/A             China       Email                  N/A          Website   N/A

                                                                                                                             Works from the viewpoint of the taxpayers towards reform in the tax system
Japanese for Tax Reform                           Tokyo            Japan       Email           81 (3) 5545-7280    Website
                                                                                                                             in Japan.
                                                                                                                             A group of 100 committed libearls dedicated to spreading classical liberal
Liberal Group- Kerala                             Kerala           India       Email           91 (48) 1256-0754   Website
                                                                                                                             values and having those values adopted in society.
                                                                                                                             Committed to encourage democratic reforms in Mongolia and to protect
Liberty Center                                 Ulaanbaatar       Mongolia      Email                  N/A            N/A
                                                                                                                             human rights and civil liberties.
                                                                                                                             To empower people by harnessing the power of the market; to build
Liberty Institute                               New Delhi          India       Email           91 (11) 4281-5409   Website
                                                                                                                             understanding Individual Rights, Rule of Law Limited Government…
                                                                                                                             To secure Hong Kong's special place as one fo the freest economies in the
Lion Rock Institute                             Hong Kong          China       Email           852 (81) 012-112    Website
                                                                                                                             world thanks to it's free market policies.
                                                                                                                             To encourage economic literacy in Western Austrial by promoting free-
Mannkal Economic Education Foundation             Perth          Australia     Email           61 (8) 9322-6777    Website
                                                                                                                             markets through events and an informative website.
                                                                                                                             To foster ideas and leadership that enable freedom, justice and compassion
Maxim Institute                                  Auckland       New Zealand    Email            64 (9) 627-3264    Website
                                                                                                                             to flourish in New Zealand.
                                                                                                                             To advance the ideas of small government small taxes, free markets and
Minimal Government                              Makati City      Philippines   Email            63 (2) 701-6558    Website
                                                                                                                             individual responsibility.

Open Radio For North Korea                        Seoul         South Korea    Email           1 (202) 246- 2571   Website   ORNK is a pluralistic voice owned by participants.
                                                                                                                To play a catalytic role in changing attitudes of legislators, government
PathFinder Foundation                              Colombo    Sri Lanka   Email   94 (1) 1452-8090    Website
                                                                                                                officials, civil society groups, and the general public…
Rural Development Institute "Chinese Academy of
                                                   Beijing     China      N/A     86 (10) 8519-5656    N/A      N/A
Social Sciences"
                                                                                                                Samriddhi was founded to continue the movement to achieve economic
Samriddhi, The Prosperity Foundation              Kathmandu    Nepal      Email   977 (1) 691-1015    Website
                                                                                                                freedom in nepal. It believes in people's power…
                                                                                                                Shanghai Institute of Finance & Law engages in analyses and high-quality
Shanghai Institute of Finance and Law             Shanghai     China      Email   86 (21) 6854-5701   Website
                                                                                                                researches on public policies and law, and offering…
                                                                                                                The Boss magazine is a magazine in Nepal discussing current business
The Boss                                          Kathmandu    Nepal      Email   977 (1) 478-2100    Website
                                                                                                                government and economic issues within the country…
                                                                                                                To become the best independent think tank in China and to help facilitate
Transition Institute                               Beijing     China      N/A     86 (010) 62618102   Website   China's transformation into a country characterized by liberal democracy,
                                                                                                                strong civil society and free markets.
                                                                                                                To promote support and conduct high-quality research in economics and
Unirule Institute of Economics                     Beijing     China      Email   86 (10) 6213-2181   Website
                                                                                                                other social sciences.
                                                                                                                To inform, empower and involve young people about the issues effecting
Youth Initiative                                  Kathmandu    Nepal      Email   977 (1) 410-7599    Website
                                                                                                                their everyday lives.
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                                                          EUROPE, RUSSIA, and the CIS countries Institute Directory
                                                                                        Last Updated: February 2, 2011
                  Organization Name                        City           Country       Email                Phone          Website                                      Purpose
                                                                                                                                      To promote the right to information and to initiate a public debate on related
Access to Information Programme                           Sofia           Bulgaria      Email           359 (2) 988-5062    Website   issues.

Adam Smith Centre                                        Warsaw            Poland       Email           48 (22) 828-4707    Website   To study and promote the principles and ethics of the free market.
                                                                                                                                      The UK's leading innovator of free-market economic and social policies.
                                                                                                                                      Promotes its ideas through reports, briefings, events, media appearances,
Adam Smith Institute                                      London       United Kingdom   Email           44 (20) 7222 4995   Website   and its website and blog.
                                                                                                                                      To advance economic freedom and free market reforms in Croatia and
                                                                                                                                      southeast Europe, while promoting innovative thinking and advancing pro-
Adriatic Institute for Public Policy                      Rijeka          Croatia       Email           385 (51) 626-582    Website   growth solutions.

Albanian Liberal Institute                                Tirana          Albania       Email           355 (682) 325-710   Website   N/A

Association pour la Liberte Economique… le Progres                                                                                    To promote the ideals of economics driving freedom and social progress by
Social (ALEPS)                                             Paris           France       Email           33 (14) 380-5518    Website   connecting academics, students, politicians and corporate executives.
                                                                                                                                      To end the exclusivity of policy discourse and give voice to a new generation
Atlantic Initiative                                       Berlin          Germany       Email           49 (30) 2063-3788   Website   of thinkers and young leaders.

Carantania Institute                                     Ljubljana        Slovenia      Email           386 (31) 546-554    Website   N/A

Causa Liberal                                             Lisbon          Portugal      Email                  N/A          Website   N/A

Center for Institutional Analysis and Development                                                                                     To build a community of free market and open society supporters, active on
(CADI)                                                  Bucharest         Romania       Email           40 (21) 316-0252    Website   several levels – academic, political, business, and civil society.
                                                                                                                                      To promote activities for the further study and propagation of the liberal
                                                                                                                                      ideas and policies in Greece, Europe and the world, as well as to support
Center for Liberal Studies-Liberty Forum                  Athens          Greece        Email           30 (2112) 686-747   Website   associations etc…
                                                                                                                                      To influence public policy in Serbia basing policies on the principles of a free
Center for Liberal-Democratic Studies                    Belgrade          Serbia       Email           381 (11) 324-6666   Website   society.

                                                                                                                                      To contribute to more personal and economic freedom, rule of law and
                                                                                                                                      democracy as well as a limited government sustained by healthy civil
Center for Political Studies (CEPOS)                    Copenhagen        Denmark       Email            45 (33) 456-030    Website   institutions such as family, civil associations and cultural life.

Central Asian Free Market Institute (CAFMI)              Bishkek         Kyrgyzstan     Email           966 (312) 610-620   Website   Increase the individual freedom and responsibility of people in Central Asia.
                                                                                                                                      To carry out research into the problems of communist economies and in
                                                                                                                                      economies making the transition from communism to democracy and market
Centre for Research into Post-Communist Economies         London       United Kingdom   Email           44 (20) 7233-1050   Website   economies.

Centrum for Rattvisa                                    Stockholm         Sweden        Email            46 (86) 930-380    Website   To hold up the freedom given in the Constitution using the judicial system.
                                                                                                                                      To promote ideas and principles necessary for free and stable democratic
Civic Institute                                           Prague       Czech Republic   Email           420 (224) 923-563   Website   societies.

Civita                                                     Oslo           Norway        Email            47 (40) 002-277    Website   To educate and disseminate the ideas of liberty among Norwegians.
                                                                                                                                      To deepen public understanding of the legal institutional and moral
Civitas: The Institute for the Study of Civil Society     London       United Kingdom   Email           44 (20) 7799-6677   Website   framework that makes a free and democractic society possible.
                                                                                                                                      To improve intellectual development as well as to strengthen Hungarian
                                                                                                                                      society through civic engagement and promoting an understanding of
Common Sense Society                                     Budapest         Hungary       Email                  N/A          Website   responsible liberty.
Conservative Institute of M.R. Stefanik                   Bratislava        Slovakia        Email       421 (254) 630-061    Website   To articulate, spread and defend conservative values in Slovak society.

Contribuables Associes                                      Paris            France         Email       33 (14) 221-1624     Website   To strengthen taxpayers' voice against the government and increasing taxes.
                                                        Newcastle Upon                                                                 To develop knowledge and understanding of the role of non-state education
E.G. West Centre                                            Tyne         United Kingdom     Email       44 (191) 222-3503    Website   in achieving 'Education for All'.

                                                                                                                                       To encourage Serbia‟s transition into a modern democracy and market
Economic and Social Policy Institute                       Belgrade          Serbia         Email       381 (11) 334-6086    Website   economy and to contribute to its integration into the European Union.
Educational Initiative for Central and Eastern Europe
(The Neuwaldegg Institute) (EICEE)                          Vienna           Austria        Email        43 (1) 485 9775     Website   To promote freedom through education in Central and Eastern Europe.
                                                                                                                                       To explain the cultural impact of emerging technologies integrating the
                                                                                                                                       analysis with classical free-market ideas and dynamist thoughts of
Eudoxa Think Tank                                         Stockholm         Sweden          Email         46 (8) 838-773     Website   experimentation, innovation and decentralization.
                                                                                                                                       To research the scientific tradtion of the Austrian School of Economics and
European Center of Austrian Economics Foundation            Vaduz         Liechtenstein     Email        423 (2) 375-860     Website   the advancement of its seminal ideas.
European Centre for International Political Economy                                                                                    To work on trade policy and other international economic policy issues of
(ECIPE)                                                    Brussels         Belgium         Email        32 (2) 289-1350     Website   importance to Europe; to foster a “culture of evaluation”...
                                                                                                                                       To promote entrepreneurship in the EU policy community and to provide a
                                                                                                                                       platform for the ideas and philosophy of entrepreneurship throughout
European Enterprise Institute                              Brussels         Belgium         Email        32 (2) 739-4234     Website   Europe.
                                                                                                                                       To promote new thinking on the key challenges facing the countries of the
                                                                                                                                       European Union; sponsored by the EPP Group, the largest political group in
European Ideas Network                                     Brussels         Belgium         Email        32 (2) 283-1456     Website   the European Parliament.

                                                                                                                                       To commemorate the work of Nobel Laureate Friedrich August von Hayek,
F. A. v. Hayek Institute                                    Vienna           Austria        Email       43 (1) 505 1349-32   Website   and to promote the ideas of the Austrian School of Economics.
                                                                                                                                       To establish a tradition of market-oriented thinking in Slovakia, an approach
F.A. Hayek Foundation                                     Bratislava        Slovakia        Email       421 (248) 291-585    Website   that had not existed before the 1990s in this region.

                                                                                                                                       To promote initiatives for cultural awareness and to research human rights
Foundation Novae Terrae                                     Milan             Italy       See website          N/A           Website   from a philosophical, anthropological, political and economic perspective.

Free Market Center                                         Belgrade          Serbia         Email       381 (11) 187-245      N/A      To research and broaden ideas related to a market economy.

                                                                                                                                       Improve public understanding about the real blessings of a free society and
                                                                                                                                       free market with a particular reference to the role to the role of fundamental
Free Minds Association                                      Baku           Azerbaijan       Email              N/A           Website   institutions in solving domestic economic and social problems.
                                                                                                                                       To educate young members of the Conservative Party about the ideas of
Freedom Alliance                                           London        United Kingdom     Email              N/A            N/A      freedom.

                                                                                                                                       To promote the goal of making the principle of freedom valid for the dignity
Friedrich Naumann Foundation                               Potsdam          Germany         Email        49 (33) 170-190     Website   of all people and in all areas of society, both in Germany and abroad.
                                                                                                                                       To consolidate and spread the traditional principles of conservative thought,
Fundacion Burke                                             Madrid           Spain        See website   34 (911) 859-800     Website   contributing towards a freer more just and virtuous society.
                                                                                                                                       To promote economic, political, and cultural cooperation between Spain and
Fundacion Iberoamerica Europa                               Madrid           Spain          Email       34 (91) 532-2828     Website   Latin America.
                                                                                                                                       A cross-continental organization uniting Spanish speaking free market
Fundacion Internacional para La Libertad                     N/A             Spain          Email              N/A           Website   economists and scholars from Latin America and Europe.
                                                                                                                                       To promote free enterprise democratic society individual liberty and
                                                                                                                                       international co-operation through education campaigns and in-depth
Hellenic Leadership Institute                               Athens           Greece         Email       30 (210) 729-7101    Website   research.
Independent Center for Studies in Economics and Law                                                                                    The Center was initially created with the purpose to offer a formal context to
(CISED)                                                  Cluj-Napoca        Romania         E-mail             N/A           Website   meetings devoted to classical liberalism.
                                                                                                                                       To be a catalyst of ideas and actions which design and promote better
Institucion Futuro                                         Navarra           Spain          Email       34 (94) 833-7900     Website   socioeconomic future for the Navarra’ civil society.
                                                                                                                                       Through a network of thinkers, researchers and young scholars, it promotes
                                                                                                                                       a climate of opinions favorable to individual growth, private initiative and
Institute Constant de Rebecque                            Lausanne        Switzerland       Email        41 (21) 6014-082    Website   free enterprise.
                                                                                                                                       To increase the number and effectiveness of conservative and classical
Institut de Formation Politique (IFP)                       Paris            France         Email        33 (14) 320-1404    Website   liberal public policy leaders and activists.

                                                                                                                                       To discover, develop and support the most outstanding people it could find
                                                                                                                                       among students, scholars and other intellectuals who share an interest in
Institute for Economic Studies Europe (IES-Europe)     Aix-en-Provence       France         Email        33 (620) 894-856    Website   exploring and applying the principles of classical liberalism.
                                                                                                                                       To advocate policies that lay the foundation for entrepreneurial initiative and
Institute for Free Enterprise                               Berlin          Germany         Email       49 (30) 6920-80030   Website   competition.

                                                                                                                                       To honor the victims of Communism and to raise awareness of Communist
Institute for Information on the Crimes of Communism     Stockholm          Sweden          Email        46 (8) 442-0940     Website   crimes, with a special attention to the younger generations.
                                                                                                                                       To elaborate and advocate market-based solutions to challenges citizens of
Institute for Market Economics (IME)                        Sofia           Bulgaria        Email        359 (2) 952-6266    Website   Bulgaria and the region face in reforms.
                                                                                                                                       To provide Spain with sound research based on core Christian values while
Institute for Political Studies                            Lisbon           Portugal      See website   351(21) 721-4129     Website   looking for innovative ideas.

Institute for Study of Morals                              Vienna           Austria         Email              N/A           Website   N/A

                                                                                                                                       To improve understanding of the fundamental institutions of a free society by
Institute of Economic Affairs                              London        United Kingdom     Email       44 (20) 7799-8900    Website   analysing the role of markets in solving economic and social problems.

                                                                                                                                       To broaden public awareness of the principles of market mechanisms’ and the
Institute of Economic and Social Studies (INESS)          Bratislava        Slovakia        Email       421 (25) 441-0945    Website   effects of state interventions on society and everyday life.

                                                                                                                                       To promote positive aspects of globalization related to civilization growth,
Institute of Globalization                                 Gliwice           Poland         Email        48 (32) 232-6554    Website   growth of individual welfare and the reduction of poverty in the world.

                                                                                                                                       To become a reference point in the debate of ideas and policy to promote a
Instituto Juan de Mariana                                  Madrid            Spain          Email        34(695) 244-288     Website   free society in which individuals experience the least possible coercion.

                                                                                                                                       To educate opinion formers around the world about market solutions to
International Policy Network                               London        United Kingdom   See website   44 (20) 3393-8410    Website   public policy problems, especially those of a global nature.

                                                                                                                                       The Italian branch of the US-based Acton Institute showing the compatibility
Istituto Acton                                              Rome              Italy         Email        39 (66) 889-2500    Website   between classical liberalism and Christianity in modern society.
                                                                                                                                       To promote a more knowledgeable and informed public debate on the several
                                                                                                                                       issues related to the environment, competition, energy liberalization, taxes
Istituto Bruno Leoni                                        Turin             Italy         Email        39 (11) 070-2087    Website   privitization and the reform of the welfare state.
                                                                                                                                       An online magazine in English and Serbian featuring current political and
Katalaksija                                                  N/A             Serbia         Email              N/A           Website   economic issues foundational economic writings.
                                                                                                                                       Dedicated to the development and application of liberal ideas and programs
Liberal Institute                                          Prague        Czech Republic     Email       420 (224) 933-459    Website   based on the principles of classical liberalism.
                                                                                                                                       To advance the Swiss tradition and culture of individual liberty, peace,
                                                                                                                                       openness and political diversity and to further the development of the liberal
Liberales Institute                                        Zurich         Switzerland       Email        41 (44) 364-1666    Website   intellectual tradition.
                                                                                                                                       To be a forum for discussion in order to promote the moral, social and Association                                    N/A            Romania         Email              N/A           Website   economic values and ideas of classical liberalism.

                                                                                                                                       To offer an alternative to the present polarized public debate; to degrade the
                                                                                                                                       spirit of collectivism which, two decades after the socialist political system
Libertarni Klub                                           Ljubljana         Slovenia        Email        386 (40) 223-711    Website   collapsed in our country, is still vastly present
                                                                                                                                       To bring real free market change to the French system through
Liberté Chérie                                            Nanterre           France         Email        33 (62) 962-0679    Website   advocacy,demonstrations and community activism.
                                                                                                                                To promote the ideas of individual freedom and responsibility, free market,
                                                                                                                                and limited government; to help advance general interests of the people of
                                                                                                                                Lithuania who can best be realized in a free market as every individual
Lithuanian Free Market Institute (LFMI)                 Vilnius      Lithuania        Email       370 (5) 2526-255    Website   pursues his or her objectives.

Medicine & Liberty                                      Vevey       Switzerland       Email       41 (21) 922-6082    Website   To study and advocacate for liberty, ethics & market in medical services.

                                                                                                                                A quarterly journal Minerva finds texts from leading intellectuals; stands for
                                                                                                                                a reflective conservatism, and is a serious counterweight to both the
Minerva Magazine                                         Oslo         Norway          Email       47 (990) 262-039    Website   technocratic socialism and unilateral economic liberalism.

Mises Youth Club                                       Brussels       Belgium         Email             N/A           Website   N/A
                                                                                                                                To undertake and promote an economic approach to the study of public
Molinari Economic Institute                            Brussels       Belgium         Email        32 (25) 064-006    Website   policy issues.
                                                                                                                                To introduce the ideas of Austrian Economics to Belgium, mainly through
Murray Rothbard Institute                              Antwerp        Belgium         Email             N/A           Website   book translations.
                                                                                                                                To promote policies and values consistent with the 2009 Prague Declaration
                                                                                                                                to help steer the European Union on a different course and to shape the
                                                                                                                                views of governments and key opinion formers in EU member states and
New Direction - The Foundation for European Reform     Brussels       Belgium       See website   32 (2) 808-7847     Website   beyond.
                                                                                                                                A society for the dissemination of knowledge stading for free market
New Economic School-Georgia (NES)                        Tbilisi      Georgia       See website   995 (32) 998-418    Website   principles.

                                                                                                                                To provide balance to the policy discourse in Macedonia by providing
Ohrid Institute for Economic Strategies and                          Republic of                                                economic policy research, promoting private sector and free market reform
International Affairs (OHRID)                           Skopje       Macedonia        Email       389 (2) 322-4457    Website                   w
                                                                                                                                and acting as a atchdog on govement activities…

Open Europe                                             London     United Kingdom     Email       44 (207) 197-2333   Website   To contribute bold new thinking to the debate about the direction of the EU.
                                                                                                                                To work with academics and policy makers from across the political
                                                                                                                                spectrum; particularly interested in free market and localist solutions to
Policy Exchange                                         London     United Kingdom   See website   44 (20) 7340-2650   Website   public policy questions.
                                                                                                                                To raise social awareness of the economic processes and basic institutions of
Polish Ludwig von Mises Institute                       Warsaw         Poland         Email       48 (60) 139-6020    Website   a laissez-faire economy.
Polish-American Foundation for Economic Research and
Education (PAFERE)                                     Warsawa         Poland         Email       48 (22) 215-7222    Website   To educate Poles about the importance of free markets, liberty and ethics.
                                                                    Bosnia and                                                  To focus on research and analysis of the political and economic situation in
Populari                                               Sarajevo     Herzegovina       Email       387 (33) 810-503    Website   Serbia, conducting detailed anlysis of social trends.

                                                                                                                                To help build an ever-growing group of informed and security-minded policy-
Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI)                Prague     Czech Republic     Email       420 (233) 355-735   Website   makers dedicated to the development of democratic institutions.

Project Lodz Foundation                                  Lodz          Poland         Email       48 (693) 946-523    Website   To transform the city of Lodz through free market policies.

Projekt Polska                                          Warsaw         Poland         Email             N/A           Website   To build a bold, open, modern and progressive Poland.

                                                                                                                                To develop knowledge about: market processes, economic development,
Ratio Institute                                        Stockholm      Sweden          Email        46 (8) 441-5900    Website   institutions of a free society; societal dynamics and political change.
                                                                                                                                To advance the ideas of a free and democratic society based on individual
Scientific Research Mises Center                         Minsk        Belarus         Email       375 (296) 509-629   Website   choice and personal responsibility.
                                                                                                                                In favopr of smaller share of the state of the economy, which means the
                                                                                                                                advantage of private over public and social ownership, low taxes, minimal
                                                                                                                                state apparatus , and generally for less state interference in individuals'
Slobodna Misao (Free Thought)                          Podgorica    Montenegro        Email             N/A           Website   lives.
                                                                                                                                To be a one-stop shop for organizations seeking to work with Europe's
Stockholm Network                                       London     United Kingdom     Email       44 (207) 354-8888   Website   brightest policymakers and thinkers.
                                                                                                         To promote and strengthen the principle of minimal government, market
                                                                                                         economy, and the rule of law in Tajikistan through research and advocacy
Tajikistan Free Market Center         Dushanbe      Tajikistan     Email   992 (37) 227-4443   Website   campaigns.

                                                                                                         To force politicians to listen to ordinary taxpayers; to reverse the perception
                                                                                                         that big government is necessary and irreversible; to explain the benefits of
Taxpayers' Alliance                    London     United Kingdom   Email   44 (845) 330-9554   Website   a low tax economy; to give taxpayers a voice in the corridors of power
                                                                                                         To originate, promote and disseminate ideas and issues supporting the
                                                                                                         principles of free markets, free enterprise, individual liberty and a free
TIMBRO                                Stockholm      Sweden        Email   46 (8) 587-898-00   Website   society.
                                                                                                         To play a decisive role in the production and defence of classical liberal ideals
Turgot Institute                        Paris         France       Email         N/A           Website   in France and Europe.

Ukrainian Reform Support Foundation     Kyiv         Ukraine       N/A     38 (44) 536-9126    Website   N/A
                                                                                                         Dedicated to the tradition of the Freiburg school of economic and social
                                                                                                         science issues and is a center for regulatory and constitutional economic
Walter Eucken Institute               Freiburg       Germany       Email   49 (761) 790-970    Website   research.
                                                                             Atlas Economic Research Foundation
                                                             LATIN AMERICA, México, and the CARIBBEAN Institute Directory
                                                                                                      Last Updated: February 2, 2011
                    Organization Name                               City             Country            Email                 Phone         Website                                       Purpose

Accion Emprendedora                                               Santiago             Chile             N/A             56 (2) 248-9150    Website   To promote entrepreneurship among people of scarce resoruces.

                                                                                                                                                      To fill the leadership vacuum in El Salvador, by presenting, designing and
America Libre Institute                                         San Salvador        El Salvador         Email            50 (32) 780-004    Website   implementing solutions and different strategies that promote an individuals
                                                                                                                                                      ownership of his or her own destiny.
                                                                                                                                                      To promote economic social and cultural development through individual
Andes Libres                                                        Cuzco              Perú             Email            51 (84) 22-3821    Website
                                                                                                                                                      liberty, limited government and the market economy.

Asociacion Cristiana de Dirigentes de Empresa                   Buenos Aires         Argentina          Email           54 (11) 4331-0251   Website   N/A

                                                                                                                                                      To defend the rights of the consumer against the state, producers, and
Asociación de Consumidores Libres                                 San Jose           Costa Rica         Email             506 (221) 9867    Website
                                                                                                                                                      To encourage young entrepreneurs to be active politically and to find ways of
Asociacion de Jovenes Empresarios                                 Managua            Nicaragua          Email            505 (2) 40-0430    Website
                                                                                                                                                      improving Nicaragua's business climate.

                                                                                                                                                      To analyze Costa Rican and international current events from the liberal point
Asociacion de Jovenes para el Desarrollo                          San Jose           Costa Rica         Email            506 (88) 931-373   Website   of view that includes: individualism, praxeology from the Austrian School of
                                                                                                                                                      Economics, objectivism, critical rationalism, among others.

                                                                                                                                                      To defend individual freedom the democratic system and the promotion of
Asociacion Nacional de Fomento Economico                          San Jose           Costa Rica         Email                  N/A          Website
                                                                                                                                                      free enterprise.
                                                                                                                                                      To promote an open society, for the academic, scientific and political
Centro de Analisis para Politicas Publicas                     Santo Domingo     Dominican Republic     Email            80 (9) 683-4863    Website
                                                                                                                                                      education of its citizens in a free market democracy…

Centro de Divulgacion del Conocimiento Economico, A.C.                                                                                                To promote free market theory and the individual freedoms which encourage
                                                                   Caracas           Venezuela          Email           58 (212) 571-3357   Website
(CEDICE)                                                                                                                                              initiative and to analyze the best conditions for a free society.

Centro de Emprendimiento e Innovacion (CEI)                       Santiago             Chile            Email            56 (2) 327-9269    Website   N/A

Centro de Estudios de la Realidad Económica y Social                                                                                                  To provide economic analysis of Latin American economies, designing of
                                                                 Montevideo           Uruguay           Email            59 (82) 628-7703   Website
(CERES)                                                                                                                                               public policies, and promoting its debate in national and international forums

Centro de Estudios Economico-Sociales (CEES)                   Guatemala City        Guatemala          Email            502 (2) 338-7828   Website   To advance the study and ideas of freedom.

Centro de Estudios Jean Francois Revel                           Montevideo           Uruguay           Email            59 (82) 902-0115   Website   To promote thought and debate about public policy issues.

                                                                                                                                                      To cultivate analyze and disseminate the principles of a free and democratic
Centro de Estudios Públicos                                       Santiago             Chile            Email            56 (2) 328-2400    Website
                                                                                                                                                      order and to apply them to the problems affecting the Chilean people.

                                                                                                                                                      Devoted to the multidisciplinary study and prospective interpretation of
Centro de Investigacion para el Desarrollo A.C.                  México DF            México            Email           52 (55) 5985-1010   Website
                                                                                                                                                      México's reality and to the proposal of viable alternatives.

Centro de Investigaciones de Instituciones y Mercados de                                                                                              To contribute to the research and promotion of the importance of rule of law
                                                                Buenos Aires         Argentina          Email           54 (11) 4773-5825   Website
Argentina (CIIMA)                                                                                                                                     and institutions, as well as free markets, for the development of a country.

                                                                                                                                                      To impel the development of Guatemala through the study of economic and
Centro de Investigaciones Economicas Nacionales (CIEN)         Guatemala City        Guatemala          Email            502 (2) 331-1564   Website
                                                                                                                                                      social problems of the country.

                                                                                                                                                      To demonstrate that the fundamental basis of maintained development and
Centro de Investigaciones sobre la Libre Empresa                 México DF            México            Email           55 (52) 5662-4250   Website
                                                                                                                                                      the wealth of the nations, is a stable legal order that guarantees the
Centro Fox                                                       México DF            México             N/A             47 (6) 757-0279    Website   N/A

                                                                                                                                                      To articulate the economic and political system with soud ethical values
Centro Interdisciplinar de Etica e Economia Personalista        Rio de Janeiro         Brazil           Email           55 (21) 3327-6632   Website
                                                                                                                                                      specially in the business world.
                                                                                                                                                      To use the tools of public choice to interpret the current political landscape of
Centro para el Analysis de Decisiones Públicas (CADEP)         Guatemala City        Guatemala          Email            502 (2) 338-7789   Website
Centro para la Apertura y el Desarrrollo de America Latina
                                                                Buenos Aires         Argentina          Email           54 (11) 4343-1447   Website   N/A
Centro Paraguayo de Estudios de Desarrollo Economic y                                                                                                 To study problems related to the economic and social development of
                                                                  Asunción           Paraguay           Email            595 (21) 211-779     N/A
Social                                                                                                                                                Paraguay.
                                                                                                                                                      To stimulate the thought and the reflection on the consolidation and
Democracia y Desarrollo                                             Lima               Perú             Email            51 (1) 447-7767    Website   deepening of democracy and forms of development, through which Perú can
                                                                                                                                                      advance towards a sustained economic growth...
Escuela Superior de Economia y Administracion de Empresas                                                                                             To encourage academic excellence exposing the foundations of an open
                                                                Buenos Aires         Argentina          Email           54 (11) 4773-5825   Website
(ESEADE)                                                                                                                                              society.

                                                                                                                                                      To create and continue centers which focus on developing individuals and
Fondation Espoir                                                Port-au-Prince         Haiti            Email                  N/A            N/A
                                                                                                                                                      families; to encourage economic development and sustainable communities.
                                                                                                                                              To promotes continuous improvement of the judicial system in Argentina and
Foro de Estudios sobre la Administracion de Justicia (FORES)    Buenos Aires          Argentina        Email   54 (11) 4815-6655    Website   Latin America through a comprehensive judicial reform movement.

                                                                                                                                              To contribute to a profound change in Argentina, through the development of
Foro Republicano                                                Buenos Aires          Argentina        Email   54 (11) 5252-0622    Website   public policies, raising the level of discussion and promoting citizen
                                                                                                                                              participation in the public debate on the role of government in our society.

                                                                                                                                              To lead the change towards an open society based on the defense of
Fundación Atlas 1853                                            Buenos Aires          Argentina        Email   54 (11) 5235-3988    Website   individual freedom, the existence of institutional limits to government action,
                                                                                                                                              the market economy, private property, free enterprise, and the state of law.

                                                                                                                                              To produce works of public interest in order to foment and promote the ideas
Fundación Bases                                                    Rosario            Argentina        Email   54 (34) 1411-3273    Website
                                                                                                                                              of an open society and freedom.
                                                                                                                                              To the study the most important social, political, and economic issues of
Fundación Carlos Lleras                                            Bogotá             Colombia         Email    57 (1) 654-7839     Website
                                                                                                                                              To promote the change towards and open and free society, that will generate
Fundación Ecuador Libre                                           Guayaquil            Ecuador         Email   593 (4) 251-0044     Website   good will and equal opportunity for all, based on the defense of individual
                                                                                                                                              liberty, justice…
                                                                                                                                              To promote research, develop educational programs and disseminate the
Fundación Friedrich A. von Hayek                                Buenos Aires          Argentina        Email   54 (11) 4706-0500    Website   guiding principles of a free society in the fields of philosophy, economics,
                                                                                                                                              law, history, ethics and politics.

                                                                                                                                              To formulate and promote public policies based on the principles of freedom
Fundación Global                                                Mar de Plata          Argentina        Email    54 223 486-3400     Website
                                                                                                                                              limited government the rule of law and a sound market economy.

Fundación Hayek                                                    Bogotá             Colombia         Email    57 (1) 288-7799      N/A      N/A

                                                                                                                                              To design and promote innovative policies for México that stimulate economic
Fundación IDEA                                                    México DF            México          Email   52 (55) 5208-1403    Website
                                                                                                                                              growth and reduce poverty.

Fundación Institucionalidad y Justicia                         Santo Domingo      Dominican Republic   Email    80 (9) 227-3250     Website   N/A

                                                                                                                                              To preserve and diffuse the life testimony of Jaime Guzmán E. through the
Fundación Jaime Guzman E.                                         Santiago              Chile          Email    56 (2) 940-1100     Website
                                                                                                                                              defense of the principles on which a free society is based…

                                                                                                                                              To research and promote public policy themes, directed in particular to
Fundación Libertad                                                 Rosario            Argentina        Email   54 (341) 410-5000    Website   socioeconomic and business themes, promoting the ideas of freedom in the
                                                                                                                                              context of social relations.

                                                                                                                                              To learn, teach, defend and diffuse the principles of individual freedom so
Fundación Libertad                                                 Panamá              Panamá          Email          N/A           Website
                                                                                                                                              that a society of free and responsible individuals can exist, flourish, and last.

                                                                                                                                              To promote pluralism and enlightenment in order to reap the benefits of
Fundación Libertad del Paraguay                                   Asunción            Paraguay         Email   595 (21) 441-722     Website
                                                                                                                                              culture and to better off the lives of all living in Paraguay.

                                                                                                                                              To promote economic growth and poverty reduction in Nicaragua by
Fundación Nicargúense para el Desarollo Económico y Social
                                                                  Managua             Nicaragua        Email   505 (2) 270-6490     Website   encouraging the development of public policies guided by democratic
                                                                                                                                              principles, market-based solutions…
                                                               Santa Cruz de la
Fundación Nueva Democracia                                                             Bolivia         Email   591 (3) 341-7487     Website   N/A

                                                                                                                                              To contribute to the sustainable and democratic development of Guatemala
Fundación para el Desarollo de Guatemala (FUNDESA)             Guatemala City         Guatemala        Email   502 (2) 331-5133     Website
                                                                                                                                              that is based on free market principles under the rule of law.

                                                                                                                                              To develop projects of public policy through the investigation and analysis of
Fundación para el Desarrollo Integral de la Sociedad (FUDIS)   Santo Domingo      Dominican Republic   Email          N/A           Website
                                                                                                                                              the diverse realities of the country.

Fundación Paraguaya                                               Asunción            Paraguay         Email   595 (21) 609-277     Website   To promote entrepreneurs through credit and training in Paraguay.

                                                                                                                                              To transform valuable ideas into concrete action programs through working
Fundación Pensar                                                Buenos Aires          Argentina        Email   54 (11) 4372-1467    Website
                                                                                                                                              in the field of ideas and public policies

Fundación Primero Paraguay                                        Asunción            Paraguay         Email   595 (971) 722-712    Website   N/A

                                                                                                                                              To be a highly credible think tank and research center that promotes the
Fundación Salvadoreña para el Desarrollo Económico y
                                                                San Salvador         El Salvador       Email   (503) (2) 248-5600   Website   economic and social advancement of Salvadorans, through sustainable
Social (FUSADES)
                                                                                                                                              development, under a democratic system that protects individual freedom.

                                                                                                                                              To promote a free and virtous society with the characteristics of a person's
Instituto Acton Argentina                                       Buenos Aires          Argentina        Email      See Website       Website
                                                                                                                                              liberty in light of Christian ethics.
                                                                                                                                              To promote and assist in the implementation of effective public policies that
Instituto Atlantico                                             Rio de Janeiro          Brazil         Email   55 (21) 2263-7456    Website
                                                                                                                                              help to reduce social imbalances in Brazil.

Instituto de Ciencia Economia Educacion y Salud                  Santa Cruz            Bolivia         Email   591 (3) 352-1334      N/A      N/A

                                                                                                                                              To consecrate a free market economy, competition and individual initiative,
Instituto de Ciencia Politica                                      Bogotá             Colombia         Email    57 (1) 317-7979     Website   as fundamental principles reducing state intervention and control to the
                                                                                                                                              minimum indispensable.
                                                                                                                               To form leaders committed to a social and political model for Brazil based on
Instituto de Estudos Empresariais                           Porto Alegre      Brazil     Email   55 (51) 3335-1588   Website
                                                                                                                               the ideal of individual freedom subordinated to the rule of law.

                                                                                                                               To carry out Socio-Economic Research for Bolivia, as well as comparative
Instituto de Investigaciones Socio-Económicas                  La Paz        Bolivia     Email   591 (2) 278-4159    Website   studies with other countries; focused on teaching economics (undergraduate
                                                                                                                               and graduate)…

Instituto de Libre Empresa                                     Lima           Perú       Email    51 (1) 475-9752    Website   N/A

                                                                                                                               To promote a free, virtuous and prosperous society based on ethical
Instituto de Pensamiento Estrategico Agora A.C. (IPEA)       México DF       México      Email         N/A           Website
                                                                                                                               principles, and individual & public responsibility.
                                                                                                                               To spread, research and promote ideas of freedom as the basecs for the
Instituto Democracia y Mercado                                Santiago        Chile      Email    56 (2) 453-7560    Website
                                                                                                                               development of a free society.
                                                                                                                               To promote the ideals of classical individual freedoms, limited government,
Instituto Ecuatoriano de Economia Politica (IEEP)            Guayaquil       Ecuador     Email   593 (4) 288-1011    Website
                                                                                                                               property rights and the rule of law.

                                                                                                                               To promote business development in Perú in order to fight against poverty in
Instituto Invertir                                             Lima           Perú       Email    51 (1) 221-8181    Website
                                                                                                                               the framework of Institutional Economic Liberty and Role of Law.

Instituto Liberal - Rio de Janeiro                         Rio de Janeiro     Brazil     Email   55 (21) 2539-1115   Website   To persuade Brazilian Society about the advantages of a liberal order.

                                                                                                                               To foster the research creation and dissemination of educational and cultural
Instituto Liberdade do Rio Grande do Sul                    Porto Alegre      Brazil     Email   55 (51) 3384-7158   Website
                                                                                                                               assets benefitting the free society.
                                                                                                                               To research, analyze and promote, philosophical, political, legal and socio
Instituto Libertad                                            Santiago        Chile      Email    56 (2) 720-1700    Website
                                                                                                                               economic issues, within the ideas of a free society

                                                                                                                               To achieve acceptance of individual liberty and economic freedom as values
Instituto Libertad                                            Cartago       Costa Rica   Email    506 (2) 73-5010    Website
                                                                                                                               and fundamental principles of a prosperous and peaceful society.

                                                                                                                               To provide governments with the technical assistance --and the local capacity-
Instituto Libertad y Democracia (ILD)                          Lima           Perú       Email    51 (1) 222-6800    Website   - to furnish all their citizens with the crucial legal tools to gain access to the
                                                                                                                               market and thus pull themselves out of poverty.

                                                                                                                               To promote the ideas of classical liberalism and its application to human
Instituto Libertad y Progreso (ILP)                           Bogotá        Colombia     Email   57 (31) 0575-5429   Website
                                                                                                                               problems and public-policy topics.

Instituto Ludwig von Mises Brasil                            Sao Paulo        Brazil     Email   55 (11) 3704-3782   Website   To promote the ideas of a free society and free markets.

                                                                                                                               To make a difference in the public perception of traditional ideas of poverty
Instituto Millenium                                        Rio de Janeiro     Brazil     Email   55 (21) 2220-4466   Website
                                                                                                                               rights limited government and personal freedom.

Instituto OIKOS                                               Santiago        Chile      N/A           N/A            N/A      N/A

                                                                                                                               To contribute to economic development and competitiveness of enterprises
Instituto Para El Desarrollo Empresarial De La Argentina
                                                            Buenos Aires    Argentina    Email   54 (11) 5861-4300   Website   and institutions for Argentina to be integrated and developed into the modern
                                                                                                                               To work with young people in more than 19 different cities in Perú, in order
Instituto Politico para la Libertad                            Lima           Perú       Email    51 (1) 447-5007    Website
                                                                                                                               to advance the ideas of liberty, rule of law and democracy.
                                                                                                                               Libertad y Desarrollo is a private research and study center -a think tank-
Libertad y Desarrollo (LyD)                                   Santiago        Chile      Email    56 (2) 377-4800    Website   independent of any political, religious, business and governmental
                                                                                                                               To defend and spread the ideals of freedom, private property rights, and rule
Liderazgo y Vision, a.c.                                      Caracas       Venezuela    Email   58 (212) 266-5748   Website
                                                                                                                               of law in Venezuela.
                                                                                                                               To promote policies based on the concepts of individualism and economic
Nassau Institute                                              Nassau        Bahamas      Email    (242) 352-2915     Website
                                                                                                                               To generate and promote sensible and viable policy proposals for Bolivia, by
Politicas Publicas para la Libertad (POPULI)                   La Paz        Bolivia     Email   591 (2) 211-2925    Website
                                                                                                                               defending the principles of a free and open society.

Red Liberal de America Latina (RELIAL)                       México DF       México      Email   52 (55) 5550-1039   Website   N/A

Red Libertad                                                Buenos Aires    Argentina    Email   54 (22) 3486-3400   Website   To promote policies based on freedom private property and rule of law.

Sociedade Tocqueville                                         Brasilia        Brazil     Email   55 (61) 553-1930     N/A      N/A

                                                                                                                               To teach and disseminate the ethical, legal and economic principles of a
Universidad Francisco Marroquin                            Guatemala City   Guatemala    Email   50 (2) 2338-7700    Website
                                                                                                                               society of free and responsible persons.
                                                                  Atlas Economic Research Foundation
                                                          MIDDLE EAST and NORTH AFRICA Institute Directory
                                                                                   Last Updated: February 2, 2011
                 Organization Name                      City         Country       Email                Phone           Website                                       Purpose
                                                                                                                                  The 3H movement has been active since December 2005. It is a liberal think-
3H (Liberty, Rule of Law, Tolerance) Movement         Istanbul        Turkey       Email           90 (212) 526-2990    Website
                                                                                                                                  tank devoted to promoting liberal thought…

Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization                                                                               To promote the values of individual freedom and of the responsibility of civil
                                                        Kabul       Afghanistan    Email                  N/A           Website   society for the creation and sustenance of the institutions of limited
                                                                                                                                  government, the rule of law…
                                                                                                                                  To introduce the richness of the intellectual tradition of the liberal democratic
Association for Liberal Thinking (ALT)                 Ankara         Turkey       Email           90 (312) 231-6069    Website
                                                                                                                                  civilization to Turkish public.
                                                                                                                                  To promote ideas of Liberalism among you g Egyptians and to keep state from
Egyptian Union For Liberal Youth (EULY)                 Cairo          Egypt       Email           20 (2) 2391-8194     Website
                                                                                                                                  interfering in the market and in economic activity.
                                                                                                                                  The Center is committed to the advancement of applied social sciences with
Ibn Khaldoun Center for Development Studies             Cairo          Egypt       Email            20 (2) 508-1617     Website
                                                                                                                                  special emphasiss on Egypt and the Arab world.
                                                                                                                                  To be the leading independent think tank on Iraq‟s economy, social
Iraqi Institute for Economic Reform (IIER)            Baghdad          Iraq        Email          964 (42920) 489-242   Website
                                                                                                                                  development and reconstruction, to assist Iraq in its transition to a modern
                                                                                                                                  state with a social progress in Israel through economic freedom and individual
                                                                                                                                  To promote vibrant market economy.
Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies (JIMS)         Jerusalem        Israel      Email           972 (547) 650-125    Website
                                                                                                                                  To inspire and provide young people with opportunities, the freedom of
Mideast Youth                                         Manama         Bahrain       Email           973 (39) 755-355     Website   expression, and to promote a fierce but respectful dialogue among the diverse
                                                                                                                                  To help solve the economic and social challenges of Sudan, as well as to
Nile Institute of Economic Studies                    Umdurman        Sudan        Email           249 (915) 031-455    Website   address the concerns of the Sudanese and international community regarding
                                                                                                                                  Sudan‟s role as a developing nation-state.
                                                                    Palestinean                                                   To promote peace, freedom and prosperity through debate on public issues,
Pal-Think For Strategic Studies                         Gaza                       Email           972 (8) 282-2005     Website   producing policy recommendations to the decision makers in Palestine and
                                                                                                                                  Middle East.
                                                                  Atlas Economic Research Foundation
                                                                      NORTH AMERICA Institute Directory
                                                                                      Last Updated: February 2, 2011
                 Organization Name                       City         Country         Email                Phone        Website                                      Purpose
                                                                                                                                  To promote a free and virtuous society characterized by individual liberty
Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty     MI        United States     E-mail           (800) 345-2286   Website
                                                                                                                                  and sustained by religious principles.
                                                                                                                                  To preserve the study of the history of economic thought. The Center aims
Adam Smith Program at the University of Richmond          VA        United States     E-mail           (804) 287-6062   Website   to be a place to which visitors and students alike can come and connect with
                                                                                                                                  Is a wire service which distributes market-liberal op-eds to Spanish-
Agencia Interamericana de pensar Economica                FL        United States     Email                  N/A        Website
                                                                                                                                  language publications in the Americas and Spain.
                                                                                                                                  A non-religious civic initiative challenging increasingly negative perceptions
American Islamic Congress                                 DC        United States     E-mail           (202) 457-5892   Website   of Muslims by advocating responsible leadership and „two-way‟ interfaith

                                                                                                                                  To achieve policy impact through innovative ideas and analysis of issues in
Alabama Policy Institute                                  AL        United States     E-mail           (205) 870-9900   Website
                                                                                                                                  the areas of economics, education, environment, government and culture.

                                                                                                                                  To conduct timely, relevant and accurate research and to provide free
Alaska Policy Forum                                       AK        United States     Email            (907) 334-5853   Website   market, Alaskan solutions in the most effective means possible to
                                                                                                                                  policymakers at the state and local level.
                                                                                                                                  To challenge all levels of government to make common-sense decisions in
Alberta Enterprise Group                                Alberta       Canada          Email            (780) 481-7205   Website
                                                                                                                                  the public interest.
                                                                                                                                  To defend the interest of taxpayers citizens and businesses against an
Allegheny Institute for Public Policy                     PA        United States     Email            (412) 440-0079   Website
                                                                                                                                  increasingly burdensome and intrusive government.
                                                                                                                                  To effectively communicate and advance the goals and principles of
American Conservative Union                               VA        United States     Email            (703) 836-8602   Website
                                                                                                                                  conservatism through one multi-issue umbrella organization.
American Consumer Institute, Center for Citizen                                                                                   To focus on economic policy issues that affect society as a whole, and to be
                                                          DC        United States     E-mail           (703) 471-3954   Website
Research                                                                                                                          a better and more reasoned voice for consumers…

American Enterprise Institute                             DC        United States     E-mail           (202) 862-5800   Website   To preserve and strengthen the foundations of freedom.

                                                                                                                                  To advance the Jeffersonian principles of free markets, limited government,
American Legislative Exchange Council                     DC        United States   See website        (202) 466-3800   Website   federalism, and individual liberty, through a nonpartisan public-private

Americans for Limited Government Foundation               VA        United States     Email            (703) 383-0880   Website   To give people the resources to stand up against the tyrannical government.

                                                                                                                                  Is committed to educating citizens about economic policy and a return of the
Americans for Prosperity Foundation                       DC        United States     Email            (202) 349-5880   Website
                                                                                                                                  federal government to its Constitutional limits.

Americans for Tax Reform                                  DC        United States     Email            (202) 785-0266   Website   To oppose all tax increases as a matter of principle.

                                                                                                                                  To identify and develop future conservative and libertarian leaders targeting
America's Future Foundation                               DC        United States     E-mail           (202) 331-2261   Website
                                                                                                                                  professionals in their 20s and 30s.
                                                                                                                                  To analyze the impact of public policy on Arkansas and making
Arkansas Policy Foundation                                AR        United States     Email            (501) 537-0825   Website
                                                                                                                                  To initiate and conduct research identifying current and emerging economic
Atlantic Institute for Market Studies                   Halifax       Canada          Email            (902) 429-1143   Website   and public policy issues facing Atlantic Canadians and Canadians more

                                                                                                                                  A nonpartisan public interest law firm with a demonstrable history of
Atlantic Legal Foundation                                 NY        United States     Email            (212) 867-3322   Website
                                                                                                                                  advancing the rule of law in courts and before administrative agencies…

                                                                                                                                  To advance individual rights (the rights of each person to life, liberty,
Ayn Rand Center For Individual Rights                     DC        United States     Email            (202) 454-1997   Website   property, and the pursuit of happiness) as the moral basis for a fully free,
                                                                                                                                  laissez-faire capitalist society.
                                                                                                                                  To promote the ideals of Ayn Rand, spearheading a 'cultural renaissance'
Ayn Rand Institute                                        CA        United States     E-mail           (949) 222-6550   Website
                                                                                                                                  particularly among educational institutions.
                                                                                                                            To engage in economic research and eductional programmes aimed towards
Beacon Hill Institute for Public Policy Research             MA         United States   E-mail   (617) 573-8750   Website
                                                                                                                            voters, taxpayers opinion leaders and policy makers.
                                                                                                                            A public interest law firm protecting the free expression of all religious
Becket Fund for Religious Liberty                            DC         United States   Email    (202) 955-0095   Website
                                                                                                                            To promote: the practice of medicine, free of government control, among
Benjamin Rush Society                                        CA         United States   E-mail   (415) 989-0833   Website   physicians and medical students; the rights of patients to acquire health
                                                                                                                            care of their own choice…
                                                                                                                            To develop instructional material and educational programs on America's
Bill of Rights Institute                                     VA         United States   E-mail   (703) 894-1776   Website   Founding documents and principles for high school American History and
                                                                                                                            Civics teachers and students.

                                                                                                                            To force lawmakers and policy makers to confront bad policies and
Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions              KY         United States   Email    (859) 254-9427   Website
                                                                                                                            performance gaps. Their mission: Best practices for a better Kentucky.
                                                                                                                            Devoted to individual liberty economic freedom personal responsibility and
Buckeye Institute For Public Policy Solutions                OH         United States   Email    (614) 262-1593   Website
                                                                                                                            limited government in Ohio.
                                                                                                                            To fight the increase of government control over people's lives through an
Bureaucrash                                                  DC         United States   E-mail   (202) 331-2259   Website
                                                                                                                            international network of pro-freedom activists.
                                                                                                                            Dedicated to the measured improvement in the quality of life, the degree of
Caesar Rodney Institute                                      DE         United States   Email    (302) 734-4935   Website   individual liberty, and opportunity for personal fulfillment for all
                                                                                                                            To protect the constitutional freedoms of Canadians through education,
Canadian Constitution Foundation                           Calgary        Canada        Email    (403) 592-1731   Website
                                                                                                                            communication and litigation.

Canadian Taxpayers Federation                            Saskatchewan     Canada        Email    (306) 352-7199   Website   To be a watchdog on government spending and taxation.

                                                                                                                            To study American charity philanthropy and the nonprofit sector and their
Capital Research Center                                      DC         United States   Email    (202) 483-6900   Website
                                                                                                                            impact on politics and society.
                                                                                                                            To develop and promote public policy alternatives that foster individual
Cascade Policy Institute                                     OR         United States   Email    (503) 242-0900   Website
                                                                                                                            liberty personal responsibility and economic opportunity.
                                                                                                                            To broaden the parameters of public policy debate to allow consideration of
Cato Institute                                               DC         United States   Email    (202) 842-0200   Website
                                                                                                                            more options that are consistent with traditional American principles.
                                                                                                                            To educate the public on the actual effects of money in politivs and the
Center for Competitive Politics                              VA         United States   Email    (703) 894-6800   Website
                                                                                                                            results of a more free and competitive electoral process.

Center for Freedom and Prosperity Foundation                 VA         United States   Email    (202) 285-0244   Website   To lobby lawmakers in favor of market liberalization.

Center for Global Development, Technological Change
and Entrepreneurship at the University of Texas at           TX         United States    N/A          N/A         Website   N/A
                                                                                                                            To build democracy and market economies throughout the world an affiliate
Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)           DC         United States   Email    (202) 721-9200   Website
                                                                                                                            of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
                                                                                                                            To foster teaching, research and deliberation about the philosophical and
Center for Political and Economic Thought (St. Vincent
                                                             PA         United States   Email    (724) 805-2125    N/A      moral foundations of a free society and the functioning of a constitutional

Center for Security Policy                                   DC         United States   Email    (202) 835-9077   Website   To identify policies actions and resource needs vital to American security.

                                                                                                                            To brings conservative and free market ideas to bear on the hardest
Center for the American Experiment                           MN         United States   Email    (612) 338-3605   Website
                                                                                                                            problems facing Minnesota and the nation.
                                                                                                                            To spread the philosophy of Energy Progressivism (EP), a concept it
Center for the Study of Carbon and Energy Markets            VA         United States   Email    (703) 250-1580    N/A      pioneered. EP is a philosophy grounded in a strong reliance on market forces
                                                                                                                            and economic analysis, not emotion or politics.
                                                                                                                            To advance freedom with Christian scholarship dedicated to the pursuit of
Center for Vision and Values at Grove City College           PA         United States   Email    (724) 458-3332   Website
                                                                                                                            To advance social progress and well-being through the development,
Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation                        DC         United States   Email    (202) 393-2354   Website
                                                                                                                            application, and dissemination of the Science of Liberty.
                                                                                                                            To advocate for patient and physician freedom medical innovation and the
Citizens' Council on Health Care                             MN         United States   Email    (651) 646-8935   Website
                                                                                                                            right of citizens to a confidential patient-doctor relationship.
                                                                                                                        A venue where people interested in conservative, classical liberal and
Civitas Canada                                           Halifax      Canada        Email         N/A         Website   libertarian ideas can not only exchange ideas, but meet others who share an
                                                                                                                        interest in these rich intellectual traditions.
                                                                                                                        To engage, inform and connect conservatives across the country, – ith a
Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute                         VA       United States   Email    (703) 318-0730   Website                                 w
                                                                                                                        special focus on young women, – ho will lead and shape the future of our
                                                                                                                        To restore the principles of the American Founding to their rightful
Claremont Institute                                        CA       United States   Email    (909) 621-6825   Website
                                                                                                                        preeminent authority in our national life.
                                                                                                                        To explore and advance public policy alternatives that foster individual
Common Sense Institute of New Jersey                       NJ       United States   Email    (973) 229-2618   Website
                                                                                                                        liberty, personal responsibility and economic opportunity.

                                                                                                                        To develop and advance policies based on limited constitutional government
Commonwealth Foundation                                    PA       United States   Email    (717) 671-1901   Website
                                                                                                                        economic freedom, and personal responsibility for one’ actions.

                                                                                                                        Dedicated to free enterprise and limited government. We believe that the
Competitive Enterprise Institute                           DC       United States   Email    (202) 331-2275   Website   best solutions come from people making their own choices in a free
                                                                                                                        marketplace, rather than government intervention.

Consumers for Health Care Choices                          MD       United States   Email    (301) 606-7364   Website   To give a voice to the consumers of healthcare services.

                                                                                                                        To be a resource for its members, government officials, business executives,
                                                                                                                        journalists, educators and students, civic and religious leaders to help them
Council on Foreign Relations                               NY       United States   Email    (212) 434-9676   Website
                                                                                                                        better understand the world and the foreign policy choices facing the United
                                                                                                                        States and other countries.
                                                                                                                        To ensure the intent of donors who are dedicated to the ideals of limited
DonorsTrust                                                VA       United States   Email    (703) 535-3563   Website
                                                                                                                        government, personal responsibility, and free enterprise.
                                                                                                                        To influence public policy in Vermony by helping its people better
Ethan Allen Institute                                      VT       United States   Email    (802) 695-1448   Website
                                                                                                                        understand the fundamentals of a free society.
                                                                                                                        To advance individual liberty free enterprise and limited accountable
Evergreen Freedom Foundation                               WA       United States   Email    (360) 956-3482   Website
                                                                                                                        To provide a forum for experts of opposing views to interact with members
Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies       DC       United States   Email    (202) 822-8138   Website
                                                                                                                        of the legal profession redefining the legal debate.
                                                                                                                        To bring the insights of scholarship to bear on the development of policies
Foreign Policy Research Institute                          PA       United States   Email    (215) 732-3774   Website
                                                                                                                        that advance U.S. national interests.
Forum for Citizenship and Enterprise at the Northwood                                                                   To provide resources for understanding and practicing the principles and
                                                           MI       United States   E-mail   (989) 837-4255   Website
University                                                                                                              virtues promoting liberty, ethical conduct, and free enterprise.

Foundation for Economic Education                          NY       United States   Email    (914) 591-7230   Website   To offer the most consistent case for the 'first principles' of freedom.

                                                                                                                        To defend and sustain individual rights at America's colleges and
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)       PA       United States   Email    (215) 717-3473   Website
Foundation for Research on Economics and the                                                                            To explain how economic incentives secure property rights and responsible
                                                           MT       United States   Email    (406) 585-1776   Website
Environment                                                                                                             prosperity can foster a healthy environment.
                                                                                                                        To measure, study, and communicate the impact of competitive markets and
Fraser Institute (Toronto Office)                        Toronto      Canada        Email    (416) 363-6575   Website
                                                                                                                        government interventions on the welfare of individuals.

                                                                                                                        To measure study and communicate the impact of competitive markets and
Fraser Institute (Vancouver office)                     Vancuever     Canada        Email    (317) 578-0061   Website
                                                                                                                        government interventions on the welfare of individuals.

                                                                                                                        To use understandable and entertaining popular media to reach the pulic
Free to Choose Network                                     PA       United States   Email    (814) 833-7140   Website
                                                                                                                        regarding the value and interrelationship of economic and political freedom.

                                                                                                                        To actively advocate the principles of individual freedom, personal
Freedom Foundation of Minnesota                            MN       United States   Email    (612) 279-2022   Website
                                                                                                                        responsibility, economic freedom, and limited government in Minnesota.

                                                                                                                        To fight for lower taxes less government and economic freedom; uniting the
Freedom Works                                              DC       United States   Email    (202) 783-3870   Website
                                                                                                                        advocates with hundreds of thousands of volunteer members.

                                                                                                                        The Foundation builds upon the Friedmans‟ vision, clarifies its meaning to
Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice                 IN       United States   Email    (317) 681-0745   Website   the public and amplifies the national call for true education reform through
                                                                                                                        school choice.
                                                                                                                                   To develop and popularize policy choices that will help Canada's prairie
Frontier Center for Public Policy (Alberta Office)          Alberta        Canada          Email       (403) 230-2435    Website
                                                                                                                                   region live up to its vast but unrealized economic potential.
                                                                                                                                   To develop and popularize policy choices that will help Canada's prairie
Frontier Centre for Public Policy (Manitoba Office)         Winnipeg       Canada          Email       (204) 957-1567    Website
                                                                                                                                   region live up to its vast but unrealized economic potential.
                                                             Regina                                                                To develop and popularize policy choices that will help Canada's prairie
Frontier Centre for Public Policy (Saskatchewan office)                    Canada          Email       (306) 352- 2915   Website
                                                          Saskatchewan                                                             region live up to its vast but unrealized economic potential.
                                                                                                                                   To protect the constitutional, economic political and legal freedoms of every
Frontiers of Freedom                                          VA         United States     Email       (703) 246-0110    Website
                                                                                                                                   American established in the founding of the nation.
                                                                                                                                   To educate young leaders about the values of freedom democracy and
Fund for American Studies (TFAS)                              DC         United States     Email       (202) 986-0384    Website
                                                                                                                                   market economics.
                                                                                                                                   To advance liberty by providing an uncompromising moral, philosophica,l
Future of Freedom Foundation                                  VA         United States     Email       (703) 934-6101    Website
                                                                                                                                   and economic case for the libertarian philosophy.
                                                                                                                                   Devoted exclusively to health policy to promote an informed debate over
Galen Institute                                               VA         United States     Email       (703) 299-8900    Website
                                                                                                                                   ideas that advance individual freedom consumer choice and competition.
                                                                                                                                   A research and education organization in Georgia focusing on state policy
Georgia Public Policy Foundation                              GA         United States     Email       (404) 256-4050    Website
                                                                                                                                   To keep watch on government and to expand school choice restore economic
Goldwater Institute                                           AZ         United States     Email       (602) 462-5000    Website
                                                                                                                                   liberty and to protect private property.
                                                                                                                                   To improve the relationship between the government and the people with
Grassroot Institute of Hawaii Inc.                             HI        United States     Email       (808) 591-9193    Website   the objective of improving the effectiveness of the government, the business
                                                                                                                                   climate and tradition…
                                                                                                                                   To bring free enterprise and alternative ideas to bear on the most difficult
Great Plains Public Policy Institute                          SD         United States     Email       (605) 334-9400    Website
                                                                                                                                   issues facing South Dakota and the nation.
                                                                                                                                   To discover develop and promote free-market solutions to social and
Heartland Institute                                            IL        United States     Email       (312) 377-4000    Website
                                                                                                                                   economic problems.
                                                                                                                                   To formulate and promote conservative polices based on free enterprise
Heritage Foundation                                           DC         United States     Email       (202) 546-4400    Website
                                                                                                                                   limited government individual freedom and traditional values.

Hispanic American Center for Economic Research                                                                                     To engage in and promote the study of issues pertinent to the countries of
                                                              DC         United States     Email       (703) 717-6481    Website
(HACER)                                                                                                                            Hispanic America relating to the values of personal and economic liberty.
                                                                                                                                   To secure and safeguard peace, improve the human condition, and limit
Hoover Institution                                            CA         United States     Email       (650) 723-1754    Website
                                                                                                                                   government intrusion into the lives of individuals.
                                                                                                                                   To conduct innovative research and analysis that promotes global security
Hudson Institute                                              DC         United States     Email       (202) 974-2400    Website
                                                                                                                                   prosperity and freedom.
                                                                                                                                   To further global understanding of the recurring threats to freedom and
Human Rights Foundation                                       NY         United States     Emails      (212) 246-8486    Website
                                                                                                                                   human rights abuses in the Americas.

Idaho Freedom Foundation                                      ID         United States   See website   (208) 921-6749    Website   Dedicated to finding free-market solutions to the challenges facing Idaho.

Illinois Policy Institute                                      IL        United States     Email       (312) 346-5700    Website   Dedicated to state public policy issues in Illinoise.

                                                                                                                                   To provide timely information regarding the truths of the Declaration of
Independence Institute                                        CO         United States     Email       (303) 279-6536    Website
                                                                                                                                   Independence to policy leaders.
                                                                                                                                   To transcend the politicization and superficiality of policy research and
Independent Institute                                         CA         United States     Email       (510) 632-1366    Website
                                                                                                                                   debate and to foster new and effective directions for government reform.
                                                                                                                                   To rebuild civil society by advancing economic liberty personal responsibility
Independent Women's Forum                                     DC         United States     Email       (202) 419-1820    Website
                                                                                                                                   and political freedom.
                                                                                                                                   To support a freer society by discovering and facilitating the development of
Institute for Humane Studies                                  VA         United States     Email       (703) 993-4880    Website
                                                                                                                                   talented students intersted in changing the climate of opinion.

                                                                                                                                   To pursue cutting-edge litigation in the courts of law and the court of public
Institute for Justice                                         VA         United States     Email       (703) 682-9320    Website
                                                                                                                                   opinion on behalf of those whose rights are denied by the government.
                                                                                                                                   To educate young Canadians about economics, philosophy and public policy
Institute for Liberal Studies                               Windsor        Canada          Email       (519) 819-3037    Website
                                                                                                                                   from a classical liberal viewpoint.
                                                                                                                                   To research, develop and promote innovative and non-partisan solutions to
Institute for Policy Innovation                               TX         United States     Email       (972) 874-5139    Website
                                                                                                                                   today's public policy problems.
Institute of World Politics                             DC      United States     Email       (202) 462-2102   Website   To educate leaders in the art and wisdom of conducting state affairs.

Intellectual Takeout                                    MN      United States

                                                                                                                         To further in successive generations of American college youth a better
Intercollegiate Studies Institute                       DE      United States     Email       (302) 652-4600   Website   understanding of the economic, political, and spiritual values that sustain a
                                                                                                                         free and virtuous society.
                                                                                                                         Dedicated to building a free and peaceful world, respect for individual rights
International Society for Individual Liberty            CA      United States     Email       (707) 746-8796   Website   and liberties, and an open and competitive economic system based on
                                                                                                                         voluntary exchange and free trade.

                                                                                                                         To keep Floridians informed about their government and to shape the state's
James Madison Institute                                 FL      United States     Email       (850) 386-3131   Website
                                                                                                                         future through practical free-market ideas on public policy issues.

John Jay Institute for Faith, Society and Law           CO      United States     Email       (719) 471-8900   Website   To prepare Christians like John Jay for leadership in public life.

                                                                                                                         To produce thought-provoking, respected and timely research utilizing the
John K. MacIver Institute for Public Policy             WI      United States     E-mail      (262) 501-1704   Website   latest technologies to make the biggest impact on the policy debate of the
                                                                                                                         To develop and promote solutions to North Carolina's most critical challenges
John Locke Foundation                                   NC      United States     Email       (919) 828-3876   Website
                                                                                                                         in order to transform state and local government.
                                                                                                                         To facilitate the implementation of conservative policy solutions to improve
John William Pope Civitas Institute                     NC      United States   See website   (919) 834-2099   Website
                                                                                                                         the lives of all North Carolinians.
                                                                                                                         To promote policys which supports free market ideals and improve the lives
Josiah Bartlett Center for Public Policy                NH      United States     Email       (603) 224-4450   Website
                                                                                                                         on New Hampshire's citizens.
                                                                                                                         Just Facts is a distinctive think tank that publishes issue-focused facts to
Just Facts Foundation                                   NJ      United States     Email            N/A         Website
                                                                                                                         help people confidently make informed decisions.
                                                                                                                         To advocate for free enterprise solutions and for the protection of personal
Kansas Policy Institute                                 KS      United States     Email       (316) 634-0218   Website
                                                                                                                         freedom for all Kansans.
                                                                                                                         Is an online bookseller that was originally based in New York City when it
Laissez Faire Books                                     AZ      United States   See website   (707) 746-8796   Website
                                                                                                                         first opened in 1972.
                                                                                                                         To support organizations and individuals in countries recovering from
Language of Liberty Institute                           AZ      United States     Email       (727) 213-1667   Website   tyranny to develop the institutions of free societies through English
                                                                                                                         A recognized and customary provider of educational programs for judges
Law and Economics Center at George Mason University     VA      United States     Email       (703) 993-1000   Website
                                                                                                                         since 1976.
                                                                                                                         To identify, recruite, train and place conservatives in the public policy
Leadership Institute                                    VA      United States     Email       (703) 247-2000   Website
                                                                                                                         A private educational foundation established to encourage the study of the
Liberty Fund                                            IN      United States     Email       (317) 842-0880   Website
                                                                                                                         ideal of a society of free and responsible individuals.
                                                                                                                         To work to persuade the people in Colorado Springs/El Paso County to be
Limited Government Forum                                CO      United States     E-mail      (719) 579-0564   Website   more self-reliant and turn less and less to government for the solutions to
                                                                                                                         local challenges.

                                                                                                                         The research and educational center of classical liberalism and the Austrian
Ludwig von Mises Institute                              AL      United States     Email       (334) 321-2100   Website
                                                                                                                         School of economics in the intellectual tradition of Ludwig von Mises.
                                                                                                                         To contribute to a freer and more prosperous future for Canadians and those
Macdonald-Laurier Institute for Public Policy          N/A        Canada          Email       (902) 499-1998   Website
                                                                                                                         who share the country's founding values abroad.
                                                                                                                         Devoted to improving the quality of life for all Michigan citizens by
Mackinac Center for Public Policy                       MI      United States     Email       (989) 631-0900   Website
                                                                                                                         promoting sound solutions to state and local policy questions.
                                                                                                                         To formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the
Maine Heritage Policy Center                            ME      United States     Email       (207) 321-2550   Website   principles of free enterprise; limited, constitutional government; individual
                                                                                                                         freedom; and traditional American values…
                                                                                                                         To develop and disseminate new ideas that foster greater economic choice
Manhattan Institute for Policy Research                 NY      United States     Email       (212) 599-7000   Website
                                                                                                                         and individual responsibility.
                                                                                                                         To achieve a democratic society guided by conservative principles and
Manning Centre for Building Democracy                 Calgary     Canada          Email       (403) 255-8100   Website
                                                                                                                         supporting research, educational and communications initiatives to that end.

                                                                                                                         To formulate and promote public policies at all levels of government based
Maryland Public Policy Institute                        MD      United States     Email       (240) 686-3510   Website
                                                                                                                         on principles of free enterprise, limited government, and civil society.
Matthew Ryan Project for the Study of Free Institutions                                                                            Studies the construction of a free society encouraging understanding of the
                                                            PA       United States     Email         (610) 519-7421      Website
and the Public Good                                                                                                                responsibilities of statesmen and citizens of constitutional societies.

Media Research Center                                       VA       United States     Email         (703) 683-9733      Website   To document, expose and neutralize the liberal media.

                                                                                                                                   To provide policy makers with the economic tools to make sense of today's
Mercatus Center at George Mason University                  VA       United States     Email         (703) 993-4921      Website
                                                                                                                                   most pressing issues.
                                                                                                                                   To promote school choice, to improve, through competition, the quality of K-
Milton & Rose D. Friedman Foundation                        IN       United States   See website     (317) 681-0745      Website
                                                                                                                                   12 education for all.
                                                                                                                                   To educate both Muslims and non-Muslims. To wage unending holy struggle
Minaret of Freedom Institute                                MD       United States     Email         (301) 907-0947      Website
                                                                                                                                   (jihâd) against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.

Mississippi Center for Public Policy                        MS       United States     Email         (601) 969-1300      Website   To promote limited government, free markets and strong traditional families.

                                                                                                                                   To facilitate an exchange of ideas between like-minded scholars in the hope
Mont Pelerin Society                                        VA       United States     Email              N/A            Website
                                                                                                                                   of strengthening the principles and practice of a free society.
                                                                                                                                   To equip Montana citizens and decision makers to better argue for state
                                                                                                                                   public policy options that respect individual freedom, expect individual
Montana Policy Institute                                    MT       United States     Email         (406) 600-1139      Website
                                                                                                                                   responsibility, and that look to government as an avenue of last rather than
                                                                                                                                   first resort when addressing Montana issues.

Montreal Economic Institute                               Montreal     Canada          Email         (514) 273-0969      Website   To promote an economic approach to the study of public policy issues.

                                                                                                                                   To identify and nurture promising filmmakers who are committed to
                                                                                                                                   protecting and sustaining a free society, supporting their work through
Moving Picture Institute                                    NY       United States     Email         (323) 650-3850      Website
                                                                                                                                   grants, travel scholarships, awards, internships, training workshops, and
                                                                                                                                   networking opportunities.
                                                                                                                                   A communications and research foundation supportive of a strong national
National Center for Policy Analysis                         DC       United States     Email         (202) 543-4110      Website   defense and dedicated to providing free market solutions to today's public
                                                                                                                                   policy problems.
                                                                                                                                   To be a communications and research foundation supportive of a strong
National Center for Public Policy Research                  DC       United States     Email         (202) 543-4110      Website   national defense and dedicated to providing free market solutions to today's
                                                                                                                                   public policy problems.

                                                                                                                                   To continue accuracy balance and comprehension of the issues in the media
National Journalism Center                                  DC       United States     Email         (202) 628-1490      Website
                                                                                                                                   by training journalism students and placing them in valuable internships.

                                                                                                                                   NTU mobilizes elected officials and the general public on behalf of tax relief
National Taxpayers Union                                    VA       United States     Email         (703) 683-5700      Website   and reform, lower and less wasteful spending, individual liberty, and free
                                                                                                                                   To find private solutions for public problems facing Nevada, the West and
Nevada Policy Research Institute                            NV       United States     Email         (702) 222-0642      Website
                                                                                                                                   the nation.
                                                                                                                                   To promote public discourse on the proper role of free enterprise in our
New England Legal Foundation                                MA       United States     Email       (617) 695-3660 x201   Website
                                                                                                                                   society and to advance free enterprise principles in the courtroom.

                                                                                                                                   To provide credible nonpartisan expertise and research to help North
North Dakota Policy Council                                 ND       United States     Email         (701) 223-8155      Website   Dakotans advocate policies based on individual liberty, individual
                                                                                                                                   responsibility, and limited government.
                                                                                                                                   To challenges both the cultural left and cultural right with Objectivism. To
Objectivist Center                                          DC       United States     Email         (202) 296-7263      Website   influence the course of debate and the climate of public opinion, and to
                                                                                                                                   recruit like-minded people to our cause.

                                                                                                                                   To focus on crafting sound public policy based on the principles of free
Ocean State Policy Research Institute                        RI      United States     Email         (401) 228-6691      Website
                                                                                                                                   enterprise, limited government, and traditional American values.
                                                                                                                                   To provide a voice in the courts that speaks for less government and the
Pacific Legal Foundation                                    CA       United States     Email         (916) 419-7111      Website
                                                                                                                                   preservation of individual liberties.
                                                                                                                                   To promote the principles of individual liberty and personal responsibibility
Pacific Research Instiute                                   CA       United States     Email         (415) 989-0833      Website
                                                                                                                                   through effective policies.
                                                                                                                                   To advance sound policies based on the principles of free enterprise,
Pelican Institute for Public Policy                         LA       United States     Email         (504) 595-5183      Website
                                                                                                                                   individual liberty, and limited governmen in Louisiana.
                                                                                                                                   To sponsor the exchange of ideas through discussion and writingand
Philadelphia Society                                        MI       United States     Email         (517) 688-5111      Website
                                                                                                                                   deepening the intellectual foundation of a free and ordered society.
                                                                                                                  To foster excellence in philanthropy,to protect philanthropic freedom to
Philanthropy Roundtable                             DC   United States     Email       (202) 822-8333   Website
                                                                                                                  assist donors in achieving their philanthropic intent.
                                                                                                                  To advance the values of an open society through research and the
Pioneer Institute for Public Policy Research        MA   United States     Email       (617) 723-2277   Website
                                                                                                                  generation and promotion of ideas.
                                                                                                                  To advance alternatives that foster limited government, personal
Platte Institute for Economic Research              NE   United States     Email       (402) 452-3737   Website
                                                                                                                  responsibility and free enterprise for Nebraska.

Pope Center for Higher Education Policy             NC   United States   See website   (919) 828-3876   Website   Is dedicated to improving higher education in North Carolina and the nation.

Progress and Freedom Foundation                     DC   United States     Email       (202) 289-8928   Website   To study the digital revolution and its implications for public policy.

                                                                                                                  To work towards fostering teaching, research, and debate on the
Project for the Study of Liberal Democracy at the
                                                    TN   United States     Email       (901) 843-3818    N/A      philosophical and moral foundations of a free society and the function of a
Rhodes College
                                                                                                                  constitutional democracy.
                                                                                                                  To pioneer the creative marketing of public policy ideas directly to the lay
Prometheus Institute                                CA   United States     Email       (213) 221-7893   Website   public - especially the younger generations - to empower citizens with the
                                                                                                                  Dedicated to original research that applies market principles to resolving
Property and Environment Research Center (PERC)     MT   United States     Email       (406) 587-9591   Website
                                                                                                                  To advance sound policies based on the principles of free enterprise and
Public Policy Foundation of West Virginia           WV   United States     Email       (304) 282-8249   Website
                                                                                                                  limited government.

Reason Foundation                                   CA   United States     Email       (310) 391-2245   Website   To explore and promote public policies based on rationality and freedom.

                                                                                                                  Dedicated to increasing liberty and prosperity for all of New Mexico's
Rio Grande Foundation                               NM   United States     Email       (505) 264-6090   Website
                                                                                                                  To wrestle with hard issues, to be a meeting place for disparate groups, and
Sagamore Institute for Policy Research              IN   United States     Email       (317) 472-2050   Website
                                                                                                                  to offer wise counsel for a world in progress.
                                                                                                                  To train, inspire, and empower people to utilize new media tools (blogging,
Sam Adams Alliance                                  IL   United States     Email       (312) 920-0080   Website
                                                                                                                  twitter, wikis) to advance economic freedom and individual liberty.

                                                                                                                  Further the establishment and growth of permanent, autonomous ocean
Seasteading Institute                               CA   United States     Email            N/A         Website
                                                                                                                  communities, enabling innovation with new political and social systems.
                                                                                                                  To improve quality of life for all citizens of Missouri by advancing sensible,
Show-Me Institute                                   MO   United States     Email       (314) 454-0647   Website
                                                                                                                  well-researched solutions to state and local policy issues.
                                                                                                                  To offer a free enterprise limited government perspective to state
South Carolina Policy Council                       SC   United States   See website   (803) 779-5022   Website
                                                                                                                  To advance a free society by providing leadership development,
State Policy Network                                CA   United States     Email       (510) 965-9700   Website   management training, and networking opportunities for think tank
                                                                                                                  To provide a unified, student-driven forum of support for students and
Students For Liberty                                VA   United States     Email            N/A         Website
                                                                                                                  student organizations dedicated to liberty.
                                                                                                                  To find solutions to community problems by transcending politics as usual
Sutherland Institute                                UT   United States     Email       (801) 355-1272   Website
                                                                                                                  focusing on education, poverty and the family.
                                                                                                                  To educate taxpayers about sound tax policy and the size of the tax burden
Tax Foundation                                      DC   United States     Email       (202) 464-6200   Website
                                                                                                                  borne by Americans at all levels of government.
                                                                                                                  To provide government officials, public leaders and citizens with timely free-
Tennessee Center for Policy Research                TN   United States     Email       (615) 383-6431   Website
                                                                                                                  market policy solutions to public policy issues of the day.

                                                                                                                  To improve Texas government by creating sound research,and
Texas Public Policy Foundation                      TX   United States     Email       (512) 472-2700   Website   recommending the findings to leaders, policymakers and the media and
                                                                                                                  general public.

                                                                                                                  To provide leaders in the public private and non-profit sectors with
Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy        VA   United States     Email       (703) 440-9447   Website
                                                                                                                  suggestions for alternatives to current government programmes and policies.

                                                                                                                  To identify critical issues faced by the people of Virginia in the future and to
Virginia Institute for Public Policy                VA   United States     Email       (703) 753-5900   Website
                                                                                                                  propose solutions consistent with the Founding Fathers' vision.
                                                                                                                  To promote limited government and free market solutions for state and local
Washington Policy Center                            WA   United States     Email       (206) 937-9691   Website
                                                                                                                  issues to provide high quality analysis and research.
                                                                                                     To study public policy issues affecting the state of Wisonsin allowing
Wisconsin Policy Research Institute          WI   United States   Email   (262) 242-6409   Website
                                                                                                     representatives to make informed decisions.
                                                                                                     To promote economic opportunity through lower taxes and new ideas for
Yankee Institute for Public Policy Studies   CT   United States   Email   (860) 297-4271   Website
                                                                                                     better government in Connecticut.
                                                                                                     To ensure that young Americans understand the ideas of individual freedom,
Young America's Foundation                   VA   United States   Email   (800) 872-1776   Website
                                                                                                     a strong national defense, free enterprise and traditional values.

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