Petr Barton is a chief economist at Natland Investment Group and lecturer at CEVRO Institute University and Charles University, both in Prague. On freelance basis he has been a contributor to the activities and output of 2 Liberal Institutes – of the Prague and the Zurich varieties. He is an economics graduate of Cambridge University and University of Chicago where he has acquired an imperfect copy of Gary Becker’s lens with which he economically approaches human behavior. Some of his commentary in English can be accessed on the pages of the Institute for Research in Economic and Fiscal Issues. On social media he can be reached @petr_barton.