Research Resources

Helpful Links:

Cato Institute
The mission of the Cato Institute is to increase public understanding of the benefits of free trade and the costs of protectionism.

Center for Public Justice
The Center is an independent civic education and policy research organization that grounds its research, publications, training, and advocacy in a comprehensive Christian political perspective.

Center for Strategic and International Studies
CSIS is a public policy research institution dedicated to impact on global policy issues.

Centre for Independent Studies
The Centre is Australia’s leading public policy research organization that emphasizes the role of the free market in an open society and other voluntary processes in providing many of the goods and services normally supplied by the compulsory methods of government.

Heritage Foundation
The Heritage Foundation is a research and educational institute whose mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, and traditional American values.

Institute of World Politics
IWP promotes statecraft, national security affairs and moral leadership, dedicated to helping create leaders who are committed to national security, the defense of our civilization and to attaining and maintaining a climate of peaceful, mutually beneficial relationships between America and the various peoples of the world.

Institute on Religion & Public Life
The Institute on Religion & Public Life is an inter-religious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society.

International Republican Institute
IRI conducts programs outside the United States to promote democracy and strengthen free markets and the rule of law.

Suggested Reading:

Ahmad, Imad A. “Islam and Markets.” In Religion & Liberty. Vol. 6, No. 3 (May-June 1996), pp. 6-8.

Block, Walter, Joseph Horton, and Debbie Walker. “The Challenge of International Debt Relief.” In Religion & Liberty. Vol. 9, No. 6 (November-December 1999), pp. 8-10.

Sally, Razeen. Classical Liberalism and International Economic Order. London: Routledge, 1998.

Sirico, Robert A. “China and the Trade Warriors.” In the Wall Street Journal. June 11, 1997.

“Free Trade and Human Rights: The Moral Case for Engagement.” Trade Policy Briefing Paper No. 2. July 17, 1998.

Weigel, George, and Robert Royal. Building the Free Society. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1993.

Yuengert, Andrew M. “Catholic Social Teaching on the Economics of Immigration.” In the Journal of Markets & Morality. Vol. 3, No. 1 (Spring 2000), pp. 88-99.