Afghanistan Economic & Legal Studies Organization
The Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) is an independent think-tank based in Afghanistan and registered as a non-profit and non-political non-governmental organization with the Ministry of Economy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan on December 10, 2009 (Registration Number 1532).
The mission of AELSO is to promote the values of individual freedom and of the responsibility of civil society for the creation and sustenance of the institutions of limited government, the rule of law, and the other institutional foundations of a free society. That includes strengthening the institutions of the free-market economy, such as clear definition of, and respect, for property, and promotion of freedom of expression, toleration, human rights, and civil peace.
Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) is proud to present a series of discussions on the topics of democracy, peace and tolerance under the title of “Youth Symposium for Peace & Tolerance” in partnership with number of prestigious national and international organizations as well as Think Tanks in multiple cities of Afghanistan. In the19/01/2021
Afghanistan became a member of the World Trade Organization on July 29, 2016, with the aim of boosting trade and resolving trade disputes with neighboring countries, but after more than four years, it has not yet been able to solve trade disputes with neighboring countries. In order to have a better understanding of the topic11/01/2021
The Afghanistan Economic & Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) is proud to organize a major conference (Herat Youth Conference) on Human Rights, Democracy and Prosperity, in cooperation with the White Social Organization – Herat and other prominent national and international organizations in Herat province. In this one day conference, youths and students will come together and03/12/2020
The third round of the Youth Symposium for Peace and Tolerance, entitled Challenges for Educating and Promoting the Values of Democracy and Human Rights in the country, was held by the Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) in Faizabad, Badakhshan on January 4, 2021. In this symposium, university lecturers, journalists, civil society activists, human05/01/2021
The Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization has launched a new chapter of its Economic Newsletter with the aim of reflecting and analyzing the most important economic bulletins of Afghanistan. If you want to know about the economic bulletins of the country, click here and find our bulletins which are a review of the important30/12/2020
Dear honorable friends, partners, donors and members of the Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO)! Happy Holidays and New Year! A few days back, The Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) has proudly celebrated its 11th anniversary serving the community through promoting and instilling libertarian and democratic values. The journey so far has been full29/12/2020
Wage and Price Controls in the Ancient World From the earliest times, from the very inception of organized government, rulers and their officials have attempted, with varying degrees of success, to “control” their economies. The notion that there is a “just” or “fair” price for a certain commodity, a price which can and ought to23/09/2020
Price Fixing in Ancient Rome As might be expected, the Roman Republic was not to be spared a good many ventures into control of the economy by the government. One of the most famous of the Republican statutes was the Law of the Twelve Tables (449 B.C.) which, among other things, fixed the maximum rate23/09/2020
Postwar Rent Controls The rent that a landlord charges for his accommodation is merely an instance of a price for a commodity, like all other prices for all other commodities. And like all other prices and all other commodities, rents have been a prime target for government restrictions. The postwar experience with rent control has23/09/2020