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Books by Johan Norberg

 

Financial Fiasco

Financial Fiasco

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.

 

In Defence of Global Capitalism

In Defence of Global Capitalism

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.

 

Hjärnrevolutionen

Hjärnrevolutionen

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.

 

Eurokrasch: En tragedi i tre akter

Eurokrasch: En tragedi i tre akter

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.

 

Migrationens kraft

Migrationens kraft

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.

 

Fragment och argument 1990-2010

Fragment och argument 1990-2010

Hydra 2010 (In Swedish)

A selection of Johan Norberg’s past articles and extracts, published with new introductions and a memoir. From anarchist articles in high school to essays in world leading publications.

Order “Fragment och argument” here.

 

Den eviga matchen om lyckan

Den eviga matchen om lyckan

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.

 

– Naomi Kleins nakenchock

– Naomi Kleins nakenchock

Voltaire 2008 (In Swedish)

A critique of Naomi Klein’s book The Shock Doctrine, co-written with Boris Benulic, showing that she changes timelines and distort statistics and quotes to prove her points.

Order “Naomi Kleins nakenchock” here.

 

Världens välfärd:<br>Fyra decennier som förändrade planeten

Världens välfärd:
Fyra decennier som förändrade planeten

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.

 

När människan skapade världen

När människan skapade världen

Timbro 2006 (In Swedish)

A defense of entrepreneurship and human creativity, about its role in human history and about what needs to be done to free that spirit today.

Order “När människan skapade världen” here.

 

Ett annat Sverige är möjligt

Ett annat Sverige är möjligt

Pocky 2006 (In Swedish)

A debate book giving two different visions for Swedish future, a classical liberal one (Norberg) and a socialist one (America Vera-Zavala).

Order it here.

 

Frihetens klassiker

Frihetens klassiker

Timbro 2003 (In Swedish)

Edited by Johan Norberg

An anthology of liberal and libertarian texts from 500 years of Western history, co-edited with Mattias Bengtsson, including many of the greatest Swedish liberals and libertarians.

Order “Frihetens Klassiker” here.

 

Global rättvisa är möjlig

Global rättvisa är möjlig

Pocky 2001 (In Swedish)

A debate book giving two different perspectives on globalization, classical liberal (Norberg) and socialist (America Vera-Zavala).

Order “Global rättvisa är möjlig” here.

 

Till världskapitalismens försvar

Till världskapitalismens försvar

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.

 

Stat, individ och marknad

Stat, individ och marknad

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.

 

Fullständiga rättigheter

Fullständiga rättigheter

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.

 

Den svenska liberalismens historia

Den svenska liberalismens historia

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.

 

 

Motståndsmannen Vilhelm Moberg

Motståndsmannen Vilhelm Moberg

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.

 

Nyliberalismens idéer

Nyliberalismens idéer

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.