Think tank

Mont Pelerin Society

MPS

Chardonne, Switzerland

The Mont Pelerin Society (MPS) is an international libertarian organization composed of economists, philosophers, historians, intellectuals and business leaders.The members see the MPS as an effort to interpret in modern terms the fundamental principles of economic society as expressed by classical Western economists, political scientists and philosophers. Its founders included Friedrich Hayek, Frank Knight, Karl Popper, Ludwig von Mises, George Stigler and Milton Friedman. The society advocates freedom of expression, free market economic policies and the political values of an open society. Further, the society seeks to discover ways in which free enterprise can replace many functions currently provided by government entities.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.montpelerin.org/

Address:
1801 Chardonne, Switzerland

Country:
Switzerland

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Switzerland
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1947
Age (years)
Mont Pelerin Society
75 
Switzerland average
 38
Global average
 33
Founded by
Founders: Friedrich Hayek, Milton Friedman
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Linda Whetstone
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): John B. Taylor
Leader gender: Male

Social

Likes (2019)
Mont Pelerin Society
 243
Switzerland average
 18,197
Global average
 27,922
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Mont Pelerin Society
 2,174
Switzerland average
 21,070
Global average
 16,331

Data notes

Last updated: 01/04/2020
Boundary organization (find out more): Yes
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Wikipedia: List of think tanks
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