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This is not a dispute about whether planning is to be done or not. It is a dispute as to whether planning is to be done centrally, by one authority for the whole economic system, or is to be divided among many individuals.
The Nassau Institute is an independent, a-political, non-profit institute that promotes economic growth in a free market economy with limited government, in a society that embraces the rule of law and the right to private property.
To see The Bahamas become the first small, developed, sovereign country in the region, recognized as a model for the world.
• Reforms for good governance
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April 2004 was the first time The Bahamas heard about structural reforms in New Zealand in a meaningful way when Mr. Maurice McTigue presented a speech entitled Lessons in Free Enterprise Reform for The Nassau Institute about governmental reforms that began in his home country back in 1984.
• Education Revisited - Are we getting value for money?
Since 1992 we have spent over $480,000,000 (that-s right, over four hundred and eighty million dollars) on education. Even though the public pays these taxes, the actual student test results from the government run schools are considered "confidential" and are never tabled in the House Assembly, as any transparent government would do.