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Afghanistan Economic & Legal Studies Organization

SILK ROAD STATION

The Silk Road Station is a project of AELSO for producing of online radio programs for promotion and education of free society values.

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AELSO ACADEMY

Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) is the lead libertarian think tank of

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Liberty Club

Afghanistan is a country that is experiencing war and violence since years and still is in a state of unrest.

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Publications

Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) considers compiling various books and updated academic materials from

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Islam & Liberty

One of the biggest projects of the Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) is to launch

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Equality for all Afghans

The Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) team are working with legislative departments such as

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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.

"Advancing the Ideas for a Peaceful and Prosperous Afghanistan"

Upcoming Events

  • Youth Symposium for Peace & Tolerance – Nangarhar Province

    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 the

    19/01/2021
  • Virtual Summit: Afghanistan & World Trade Organization (WTO)

    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 topic

    11/01/2021
  • Human Rights, Democracy and Prosperity Conference – Herat (Think Big)!

    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 and

    03/12/2020

Latest News

  • Third Round of Youth Symposium for Peace & Tolerance │Badakhshan – Afghanistan

    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, human

    05/01/2021
  • Afghanistan’s economic bulletins during November & December 2020!

    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 important

    30/12/2020
  • A Message from our CEO & a Few Highlights from our Key Success in 2020 | Happy New Year!

    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 full

    29/12/2020

Articles

  • Wage & Price Controls in The Ancient World

    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 to

    23/09/2020
  • Price Fixing in Ancient Rome

    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 rate

    23/09/2020
  • Postwar Rent Controls

    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 has

    23/09/2020