Timbro


Timbro

Infobox Organization
name = Timbro



size = 145px
formation = 1978
type = Think tank
headquarters = Grev Turegatan 19, Stockholm, Sweden

key_people = Maria Rankka, CEO
num_staff = 21
budget = ~18,000,000 SEK
website = [http://www.timbro.se/ www.timbro.se]

Timbro is a libertarian, free market think tank based in Stockholm, Sweden, that works to influence legislation and public opinion. Its research and analyses are centered on the core values of individual liberty, economic freedom, an open society and minimizing governmental intervention in the economy.

Timbro was founded in 1978 by the Swedish Employers' Association ( _sv. Svenska Arbetsgivareföreningen) (which in 2001 merged with the Swedish Industrial Association to form the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise). Timbro is a subsidiary of the Swedish Free Enterprise Foundation, which is financed by the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise.

Chief executive officers of Timbro have been:
* Mats Svegfors, 1981–1983
* Mats Johansson,
* Odd Eiken,
* P. J. Anders Linder, 1996–2000
* Mattias Bengtsson, 2000–2004
* Cecilia Stegö Chilò, 2005–2006
* Maria Rankka, 2006–present

Other notable people currently or previously associated with Timbro include Johan Norberg, Fredrik Erixon, Johnny Munkhammar, Fredrik Segerfeldt, Erik Zsiga, Kristian Karlsson, Dick Kling, Dick Erixon, Mattias Svensson, Sven Otto Littorin, Ulf Kristersson, Henrik Landerholm, Christofer Fjellner, Johan Forssell and Carl Rudbeck.

ee also

*Classical liberalism
*Laissez faire
*Non-governmental organizations in Sweden

External links

* [http://www.timbro.se Official website] sv icon
* [http://www.timbro.se/EnglishDefault.aspx Official website in English] en icon


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