The Brownstone Institute is a nonprofit organisation founded in May 2021. Its vision is of a society that places the highest value on the voluntary interaction of individuals and groups while minimising the use of violence and force including that which is exercised by public or private authorities.
Jeffrey has served as a columnist at Forbes; is the founder of the Atlanta Bitcoin Embassy; is a senior Distinguished Fellow of the Austrian Economics Centre in Vienna, Austria; is a Honorary Fellow of Mises Brazil; and is the author of many thousands of articles and eight books.
He speaks on topics such as economics, technology, social philosophy, and culture.
Austrian economics is a school of economic thought that originated in the late 19th century and is associated with the work of economists such as Carl Menger, Ludwig von Mises, and Friedrich Hayek.
It is named after its Austrian origins, although its influence extends beyond Austria.
Plus, it emphasises individualism and the importance of market processes in economic analysis. It places a strong emphasis on understanding human action and behavior, focusing on how individuals make choices and allocate resources based on their subjective preferences and the information available to them.
I chatted to him about his article, How The Pandemic Response Changed My Thinking, in which he outlines how the Covid “pandemic” derailed everything he thought he knew about the world around him.