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Gissurarson: Small States More Efficient

Small states tend to be more efficient and flexible than big ones, RNH Academic Director, Professor Hannes H. Gissurarson, argued in a lecture 19 August 2019 at a seminar on small states at the Summer University on Political Economy in … Continue reading

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The Nordic Models in Las Vegas

At Freedomfest in Las Vegas in July 2019, RNH academic director Professor Hannes H. Gissurarson was asked to be a commentator on a paper by Professor James Gwartney on increased global income equality. Gwartney used data from the Angus Maddison … Continue reading

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Green Capitalism in Las Vegas

Every summer American conservatives and libertarians hold an annual meeting or festival, Freedomfest, for a few days in Las Vegas, presenting books and ideas and watching films and documentaries relevant to liberty. Organised by the prolific author, commentator and investor … Continue reading

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Very Successful Fisheries Conference

Four internationally renowned fisheries economists spoke at a conference held by the School of Social Sciences at the University, RNH and others in honour of Professor Ragnar Arnason 14 June 2019 on “Offshore Fisheries of the World: Towards a Sustainable … Continue reading

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Gissurarson criticised Rawls and Piketty

RNH Academic Director, Professor Hannes H. Gissurarson, criticised the theories of John Rawls and Thomas Piketty in a lecture to the Free Summer School, conducted by the Association of Liberal High School Students, in Reykjavik 1 June 2019. His lecture … Continue reading

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MPS Regional Meeting in Dallas

RNH Academic Director, Professor Hannes H. Gissurarson, attended the regional meeting of the Mont Pelerin Society in Dallas/Fort Worth 19–22 May 2019. The meeting was devoted to contentious issues in classical liberalism. One such issue was monetary order: Is a … Continue reading

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