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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 – Parwan & Panjshir Provinces

    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

    27/04/2021
  • Human Rights, Democracy and Prosperity Conference – Balkh (Think Big)!

    The Afghanistan Economic & Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) is proud to organize a major conference (Herat Youth Conference) on Human Rights, Democracy, Freedom and Prosperity, in cooperation with the White Social Organization (The White Assembly) – Balkh and other prominent national and international organizations in Balkh province. In this one day conference, youths and students

    28/01/2021
  • 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

Latest News

  • What happened in Economic of Afghanistan in April 2021

    What happened in Economic of Afghanistan in April 2021? The Economic Newsletter of the Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization continue its activities with the approach of reflecting the most important economic events in Afghanistan. Click in here and find our Economic Newsletter which is a review of the whole economic growth, challenges and opportunities

    04/05/2021
  • Our New Board Members & Leadership – 2021

    The Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) is excited to announce that new leadership team of the organization has started their works officially. We warmly welcome our new board of director members; Prof. Ken Schoolland, Prof. Sayed Mustafa Saiedy, Mrs. Baishali Bomjan, Mr. Dr. Amit Chandra, Prof. Khalilurahman Sarwary and Mohammad Khalid Ramizy as

    20/04/2021
  • We are HIRING! Research Associate  

    Position Title: Research Associate   Date Posted: April 15, 2021 Closing Date: April 25, 2021 Organization: Afghanistan Economic and Legal Studies Organization (AELSO) Number of Vacancies: 1 Job Location: Kabul Salary Range: As per organization’s salary scale Contract Duration: 1 Year (with Possibility of Extension) Required Languages: Pashto, Dari & English Education: Bachelor of Law

    15/04/2021

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