Adam Smith Institute


Adam Smith Institute

Type Research Center
Year founded 1977
Headquarters London United Kingdom United Kingdom
Budget USD 500k-999k
Functions Advocacy, Research
Tags economics governance
Summary ASI is a free-market think tank that has played a role in the development of public policies, publishing over 300 policy reports and contributing to the worldwide movement towards free markets and free trade. The Institute encourages discussions of policy ideas through its website as well as newspapers, magazines, radio, and television. Its main focus is on introducing choice and competition, extending the influence of markets, giving ordinary people the chance to help frame their future through their choices, and redesigning public services in ways that inject innovation and consumer responsiveness into their delivery. ASI enjoys the support of individuals, foundations, and companies who understand its role in the policy-making process. Acting as a catalyst-drawing on its network of specialists from the worlds of business, academe, and public life-the Institute's aims are to anticipate future problems and create new policy strategies that are both politically and economically viable.

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ASI · 23 November 2021

The Adam Smith Institute has responded to the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)’s Reforming the framework for better regulation consultation. The submission was written by the ASI’s …

ASI · 18 November 2021

The Adam Smith Institute’s latest paper, written by Dr. Eamonn Butler and Gabriel Stein, argues that the Government could finance debt accrued from Covid-related spending in the same way as …

ASI · 11 November 2021 English

The Adam Smith Institute’s latest discussion paper, written by Tim Ambler, Peter Edwards and Michael Kelly, outlines the uncertainties and challenges facing the UK’s Net Zero by 2050 strategy whilst …

ASI · 26 October 2021 English

The Adam Smith Institute’s latest paper, written by Julian Morris, outlines how the global minimum tax proposal would endanger Britain’s national interest:One-hundred and thirty six jurisdictions, including the United Kingdom, …

ASI · 21 October 2021 English

The Adam Smith Institute’s latest paper, written by education policy analyst Sophie Sandor, outlines how microschools could boost educational outcomes:The UK Government’s response to COVID-19 kept children out of school …

ASI · 13 October 2021 English

The Adam Smith Institute has joined with the Competitive Enterprise Institute in a submission to the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) investigation into the completed acquisition by Facebook, Inc of …

ASI · 24 September 2021

The Adam Smith Institute’s latest paper, co-published with C, T Local and written by Dr Michael Turner, Head of Research (Director) at C, T Group RSR and a Fellow of …

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