●  Philip Booth explains how regulation contributed to the financial crisis

●  Theodore Bromund reviews Verdict on the Crash

●  Tom Clougherty on Tax Freedom Day

●  Anthony J. Evans initiates a debate on deflationary purges

●  Razeen Sally doesn’t believe the hype about economic development in India

●  George Selgin has been interviewed on free banking (via Anti-Dismal)

●  John Blundell speaks about Margaret Thatcher’s legacy on Reason TV (video)



Richard Wellings 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.