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Phoenix Center for Advanced Legal & Economic Public Policy Studies 2002f
5335 Wisconsin Avenue NW-Suite 440 Washington, DC 2001, United States
tel:1-202 274 0235 fax:1-240 250 0879

Organizational Status: Independent NGO, founded in 1998.

General Description: The center is an international nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that studies broad public policy issues related to governance, and social and economic conditions, with a particular emphasis on the law and economics of regulated industries. Its mission is to increase the analytical rigor of public policy decision making by providing stakeholders with high-quality, objective, independent and nonpartisan academic and scholarly analysis concerning the complex legal, economic and societal public policy issues of the day. The Phoenix Center seeks to maximize consumer welfare by promoting free markets, competition and individual freedom and liberty. The center publishes a Public Policy Paper series and sponsors conferences, lectures and symposiums. In addition, its Web page contains one of the largest sources of free research material on the Internet and receives an average of over 30,000 hits a month from people around the globe. Phoenix Center staffers are often asked to speak before, and counsel, various governments regarding issues falling under the center's ken.

Annual Budget: USD 15,000 (2001)

(As of December, 2002)

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