Jan Krepelka studied economics et the University of Geneva, Switzerland, with a dissertation about public goods theory. He also attended the Mises Summer University of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, Auburn, Alabama. He has worked for five years for the think tank Institut Constant de Rebecque in Lausanne and was director of its Center for Tax Competition. He is now director of the Laissez-faire Institute while also managing the libertarian encyclopedia Liberpedia. His latest endeavor is Confoederatio.ch, a website offering practical tools to calculate - and minimize - the impact of the State on our lives.