Institute for Liberty Launches Watchdog Project to Examine Iceland As It Faces an Economic Crossroads

Institute for Liberty Launches Watchdog Project to Examine Iceland As It Faces an Economic Crossroads

WASHINGTONAug. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Institute for Liberty (IFL) launched its latest project, Iceland Watch, with the goal of examining Iceland as it stands at a political and economic crossroads as the country considers lifting capital controls. Regarding the launch of Iceland Watch, the Institute for Liberty President Andrew Langer released the following:

“The Institute for Liberty has followed Iceland’s path to recovery since the 2008 collapse and has developed an increased concern over recent protectionist economic policies like the discriminatory practices against offshore króna investors.

“In creating Iceland Watch, we aim to keep the public apprised of any anti-democratic and anti-free trade policies put into place by the Althingi, Iceland’s parliament, which could threaten the property rights of offshore investors in Iceland’s króna.

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