The scope of FAES" studies extends to the field of pubilc policy. The liberal convictions that inform the organisation mean that FAES has an aim to improve the quality of government policy, rationalise the public sector, enhance freedom of choice and strive to keep the cost of public services as low as possible for the taxpayer. Our analyses always take account of the fact that individual responsibility is inalienably linked to freedom. FAES analyses the latest policy trends on a number of key issues. These include infrastructure, education, immigration, science and technology, R & D, universities, energy, telecommunications, the information society, the audiovisual industry, land and housing, industry, domestic trade, financial regulation, agriculture, fishing, the environment and sustainability, sport, health, social security, consumer protection, the family, senior citizens, youth and social associations.