Cato Institute 2009 (In English)
“Financial Fiasco: How America’s Infatuation with Home Ownership and Easy Money Created the Economic Crisis” is the story of the financial crisis, and how monetary policy, housing policy and misguided regulation made it happen. If it is a murder story, it turns out that everybody did it – households, banks, regulators and central banks.
“Good descriptive history and a welcome addition to the literature” – Financial Times
One of the Best Books of 2009 – The Spectator
Order “Financial Fiasco” here.
Cato Institute 2003 (In English)
(Also available in German, Dutch, French and Swedish)
An explanation of how globalization and free trade creates development and reduces poverty, translated in 25 countries. A classic work, often credited with changing the early 21st century globalization debate.
“Giving clear and verifiable sources, he nails one by one the fallacies and selective statistics that are used by the anti-capitalist protesters.” – Financial Times
“Excellent and easily accessible, the book is written in a totally sincere, matter-of-fact, and extremely convincing way – and at the same time not losing its visionary touch.” – Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
“A minor classic of the American Right” – The American Enterprise
Order “In Defence Of Global Capitalism” in English (US edition) here.
Order “Das Kapitalistische Manifest” (German edition) here.
Order “Till världskapitalismens försvar” (Swedish edition) here.
Natur och Kultur 2012 (In Swedish)
“Hjärnrevolutionen: Varför din intelligens påverkar allt du gör – och allt du gör påverkar din intelligens” is a popular science book on the importance of intelligence and the plasticity of the brain. How your intelligence effects everything you do, but also how everything you do effects your intelligence.
Order “Hjärnrevolutionen” here.
Hydra 2012 (In Swedish)
An investigation into the history of the Euro system, and the reasons for its failure. How constructivist politicians overreached in their attempts to unify Europe, and how that resulted in division and conflict.
Order “Eurokrasch: En tragedi i tre akter” here.
Hydra 2012 (In Swedish)
“Migrationens kraft: Därför behöver vi öppna gränser” is a book on the moral and economic case for open immigration, co-written with Fredrik Segerfeldt, showing how migration can benefit both the emigrant, the country she leaves, and the country she moves to.
Order “Migrationens kraft: Därför behöver vi öppna gränser” here.
Natur och Kultur 2009 (In Swedish)
“Den eviga matchen om lyckan: ett idéhistoriskt referat” is a book on how Western thinkers have thought about happiness and what the latest scientific research says about that today. Why happiness is not a destination, but a way of travelling, why it’s not about happiness, but the pursuit of happiness.
Order “Den eviga matchen om lyckan” here.
Utbildningsdepartementet 2007 (In Swedish)
A detailed statistical look at how globalization is changing lives around the world, when it comes to wealth, health, nutrition, literacy and other indicators of progress, commissioned by the Swedish government.
Read a PDF here.
Timbro 2001 (In Swedish)
An explanation of how globalization and free trade creates development and reduces poverty, translated in 25 countries.
“I know of no one else who has taken all the different aspects of the globalization debate and brought them together into such a strong whole.” – Peter Wolodarski, Dagens Nyheter
Order “Till världskapitalismens försvar” here.
Timbro 2000 (In Swedish)
Edited by Johan Norberg
“Stat, individ och marknad: sex skolor i samtida samhällsfilosofi” is a textbook of contemporary theories in economics and social science, including the Chicago school, the Austrian school, public choice and neo-Aristotelian theories of individual rights.
Order “Stat, individ och marknad: sex skolor i samtida samhällsfilosofi” here.
Timbro 1999 (In Swedish)
“Fullständiga rättigheter : ett försvar för de 21 första artiklarna i FN:s deklaration om de mänskliga rättigheterna” is a philosophical defense of the classical Western concept of human rights as liberty rights, and a criticism of “welfare rights”. Explaining that the United Nation’s declaration is a self-contradictory collection of different sorts of rights, and looking at how concepts of ”freedom” and ”rights” have been distorted in the debate.
Order “Fullständiga rättigheter” here.
Timbro 1998 (In Swedish)
A historical study of Swedish classical liberal ideas, politicians and reforms since the 18th century. About the liberals who gave Sweden freedom of the press in 1766, overthrew the king in the revolution of 1809 and turned Sweden into a free and modern economy in the 19th century.
”A tour de force…written by a man with the very gifted historian’s understanding of connections and ideas.” – Lars Gustafsson, Svenska Dagbladet
Order “Den svenska liberalismens historia” here.
Timbro 1997 (In Swedish)
A political biography of Sweden’s most important 20th century novelist, the author of the novels of the Swedish emigration to America, showing that Moberg had a consistent anti-authoritarian message, always challenging church, government and totalitarian ideologies.
Read more about “Motståndsmannen Vilhelm Moberg” here.
Edited by Johan Norberg
Frihetsfrontens förlag 1993 (In Swedish)
An anthology of libertarian articles, co-edited with Henrik Bejke, from the pages of the magazine Nyliberalen, which Norberg edited 1993-97.