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Wealth Maximisation Not the Point

At a Liberty Fund Colloquium in Petrópolis in Brazil, RNH Academic Director Hannes H. Gissurarson said that a free economy was purposeless, but not pointless. The point was not to maximise anything, but to bring about the spontaneous coordination of … Continue reading

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The Nordic Model is Liberal

In discussions about the Nordic countries, many mention social democracy, as social democrats rules the three Scandinavian countries for decades in the 20th century. However, there is indeed a strong liberal tradition in the Nordic countries, Professor Hannes H. Gissurarson … Continue reading

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Gissurarson: Blue Economy Can Prosper

In the Icelandic fisheries a sustainable and profitable system has been developed, that of individual transferable quotas, ITQs, Professor Hannes H. Gissurarson, RNH Research Director, said at an international conference on the ‘Blue Economy’ — on security at sea and … Continue reading

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Some Forthcoming RNH Events

RNH is offering an exciting programme in the next few months. At the end of 2018 two reports in English by RNH Research Director Professor Hannes H. Gissurarson were published by the free-market think tank New Direction in Brussels. One … Continue reading

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Gissurarson: Protecting Icelandic Sovereignty

Iceland became a sovereign state on 1 December 1918. On the 100th anniversary of Icelandic sovereignty, 1 December 2018, RNH Academic Director Professor Hannes H. Gissurarson published a paper in Morgunbladid. He argued that ever since the foundation of the … Continue reading

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Gissurarson: Anti-Terrorism Act Unnecessary and Brutal

RNH Academic Director, Professor Hannes H. Gissurarson, gave a talk at the Independence Party Association of Kopavogur Saturday 17 November 2018 on the recent report by the Social Science Research Institute of the University of Iceland about the 2008 bank … Continue reading

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