Economic Theory

Economics on the web (25.04.09)

●  Don Boudreaux explains what “Earth Day” means to him

●  Keith Boyfield explores the issue of bank governance

●  Allister Heath is dismayed by the 2009 Budget

●  Hernando de Soto argues that policymakers should “do the math” on toxic assets

●  Mark Koyama on the ill-conceived return to industrial policy

●  Dan Mitchell sets out why big government leads to corruption (video)

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.