Eamonn Butler

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Eamonn Butler (1952-) is director of the Adam Smith Institute, which he co-founded with his brother, Stuart Butler, and Madsen Pirie in 1977.

A biographical note states that Butler has "degrees in philosophy, economics and psychology, and is author of academic books on the work of three of this century's leading economists, as well as co-author of a number of books on intelligence and IQ testing."[1]


His books on economic theory and practice include:

  • Eamonn Butler, Hayek: His Contribution to the Economic and Political Thought of Our Time, Universe Publications, April 1985. ISBN 0876634757 ISBN 978-0876634752
  • Eamonn Butler, Milton Friedman: A Guide to his Economic Thought, Universe Publications, October 1985. ISBN 0876634765 ISBN 978-0876634769
  • Eamonn Butler, Ludwig von Mises: Fountainhead of the Modern Microeconomics Revolution, Gower Publishing Company, August 1988. ISBN 0566057522 ISBN 978-0566057526
  • Eamonn Butler and Robert Schuettinger, Forty Centuries of Wage and Price Controls, Heritage Foundation, January 1979. ISBN 0685912922 ISBN 978-0685912928
  • Charles Hanson and Eamonn Butler, Taming the Trade Unions, Palgrave Macmillan, May 1991.ISBN 0333559029 ISBN 978-0333559024

Other books are listed on Amazon here.

Contact Details

Website: http://www.eamonnbutler.com

Articles and Resources


  1. "Key people", Adam Smith Institute, accessed April 2008.

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