Johan Norberg

Johan Norberg is a freelance free-marketeer and the author of several books, including the award-winning In Defense of Global Capitalism, which was translated into around 25 languages. His most recent book is Financial Fiasco. He has produced several television documentaries, including “Globalisation is Good,” “Overdose” and “Free or Equal?” He is a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute.


How Laissez-Faire Made Sweden Rich

by Johan Norberg on Oct 25, 2013

Sweden often gets held up as an example of how socialism can work better than markets. But, as Norberg shows, Sweden’s history in fact points to the opposite conclusion.

Around the Web

The Record of Liberalization

featuring Johan Norberg on Nov 18, 2008

Johan Norberg critiques Naomi Klein’s The Shock Doctrine.


The Klein Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Polemics

by Johan Norberg on May 14, 2008

In this criticism of Naomi Klein’s “The Shock Doctrine”, Johan Norberg identifies common misconceptions about the nature of Milton Friedman’s libertarianism.