Capitalism is an inherently moral system of political economy, based on its voluntary nature and its reliance on virtuous human traits. The entity that embodies capitalism in the market – the firm or corporation – hones and enhances these virtues through a vast array of mutually beneficial exchanges, which
in turn enable further types of interactions beyond the realm of business. The genius of the market is that it enables a wide array of individuals, groupings, and associations to organize spontaneously to advance their various interests in a cooperative fashion that yields win-win arrangements.

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Crisis Abuse in History

Last week, CEI released Wayne Crews’s paper proposing an Abuse of Crisis Prevention Act. (If you prefer the short version, see Wayne’s and my…

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Economic Tea Party, R.I.P.

National Review Online’s esteemed editor, Philip Klein, asked an important question last week. Referring to the lack of opposition to the president’s big-spending agenda, he …

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Star Press

Star Press

The Star Press cites Competitive Enterprise Institute on Julian L. Simon Memorial Award. Each year since 2001, CEI pays tribute to free-market economist, professor and consummate…

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Paige Lambermont

Research Fellow

  • Capitalism and Free Enterprise
  • Energy
  • Energy and Environment

Richard Morrison

Senior Fellow

  • Antitrust
  • Business and Government
  • Capitalism and Free Enterprise

Stone Washington

Research Fellow

  • Capitalism
  • Capitalism and Free Enterprise