Economic Theory

Economics on the web (25.03.09)

●  Philip Booth lectures on “Catholicism and Capitalism” at Westminster Cathedral Hall (video)

●  Gary Becker and Kevin Murphy argue that we must not let the ‘cure’ destroy capitalism

●  Kevin Dowd speaks about the financial collapse from a free-banking perspective (video)

●  Frederik Erixon and Razeen Sally discuss Keynes and protectionism

●  Oliver Hartwich criticises ill-conceived subsidies for the Australian car industry

●  Philip Booth says the sums don’t add up for local authority pension schemes

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.