Mihai-Vladimir Topan
Mihai-Vladimir Topan
Economist, Associate Professor, Ph.D., the Bucharest University of Economic Studies, President of the Ludwig von Mises Institute – Romania
The Private Academy

The Private Academy

The Private Academy (www.academiaprivata.ro) is a purely private educational project. Initiated in the fall of 2015, it was meant as an alternative set up to recover the spirit of authentic education, devoid of official accreditations and useless stencils, and at the same time not dependent on captive clienteles. The idea behind it was that maybe there are people who still believe that education is a good thing that must be acquired not for diplomas or formalities, but for its intrinsic value. Likewise, maybe there are people who think education is a good thing and who believe that they have something to offer in this respect. The only genuine reform of education is to bring those categories together. More

No. 5-6, May.-Aug. 2017 2017


Classical Liberalism in Romania: The Case of Emanuel Neuman

Classical Liberalism in Romania: The Case of Emanuel Neuman

One of the things which can probably be safely – and sadly, in our opinion – said about the history of modern Romania is that it experienced neither a coherent and consistent body of classical liberal ideas, nor a genuinely classical liberal political and economic program. That liberalism acquired, in the Romanian context (and more generally in the Eastern European and Russian context), the distorted meaning of “progressivism” by the top-down hand of the state if necessary is often acknowledged (a necessity espoused by nearly everyone and at nearly all times). More

No. 1, Sep.-Oct. 2016 2016


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OEconomica No. 1, 2016