Economic Theory

Economics on the web (11.03.09)


Housing and Planning
●  Don Boudreaux sets out the unsung successes of the market

●  Ruth Lea warns that very low interest rates could be counter-productive

●  Andrew Lilico explains the attractions of capitalism

●  Razeen Sally calls for realism over global governance

●  Alex Singleton has doubts about quantitative easing

Deputy Research Director & Head of Transport

Richard Wellings was formerly Deputy Research Director at the Institute of Economic Affairs. He was educated at Oxford and the London School of Economics, completing a PhD on transport and environmental policy at the latter in 2004. He joined the Institute in 2006 as Deputy Editorial Director. Richard is the author, co-author or editor of several papers, books and reports, including Towards Better Transport (Policy Exchange, 2008), A Beginner’s Guide to Liberty (Adam Smith Institute, 2009), High Speed 2: The Next Government Project Disaster? (IEA , 2011) and Which Road Ahead - Government or Market? (IEA, 2012). He is a Senior Fellow of the Cobden Centre and the Economic Policy Centre.