Championing Individual Liberty and Prosperity: Discover Our Core Focus Areas


Income Inequality Rightly Understood 

“Any discussion of income inequality that fails to address whether the source added value for others or simply extracted unearned rents, is not merely incomplete, but misleading.” ~Robert Mulligan

Tariff Truths

“President Biden has maintained his predecessor’s duties on some $370 million worth of Chinese imports. Both national conservatives and liberal protectionists are dead wrong about tariffs and growth.” ~Tarnell Brown

Unleashing the Power of Free Markets

“The granting of monopolies was being abused by the crown, and parliament determined to do something about it. Over time, it became obvious that granting monopolies had an adverse impact on the English economy.” ~Will Sellers

America’s DEI Commissars Threaten Freedom

“Today, people are told they are victims or victimizers. Victims expect the government to remedy their grievances… The pursuit of social justice would undermine equal treatment under the law.” ~Barry Brownstein

Milton Friedman Was More Like F.A. Hayek Than He Likely Knew

“While both men won the Nobel Prize in economics – Hayek in 1974 and Friedman in 1976 – economists regard the scholarly work of Hayek as differing almost categorically from that of Friedman.” ~Donald J. Boudreaux

Business Conditions Monthly December 2023

“Inflation expectations have edged higher, raising concerns about the erosion of purchasing power and living standards. In the lead-up to the November presidential elections, policymakers and market participants will closely monitor future economic data releases to gauge the trajectory of inflation and its implications for the broader economy.” ~Peter C. Earle

E Unum Pluribus?

“A divisive diversity of special rights and special treatment for those favored by government must necessarily come at the expense of equal rights for all.” ~Gary M. Galles

Harwood Economic Review 90 Years of New Perils

AIER’s dedication to classical liberalism drives us to address both long standing and unforeseen challenges to American values. This issue tackles emergent threats to freedom: wokism, growing Fed mandates, and ESG among others. As threats to liberty expand, our commitment to safeguarding fundamental American ideals does as well.