●  Philip Booth discusses Barack Obama on American Public Radio


●  Peter Boettke explains why politicians are making the recession worse


●  Donald Boudreaux has doubts over Obama’s stimulus plan


●  Eamonn Butler criticises the bailout of the British car industry


●  Andrew Lilico diagnoses the problems of the financial sector


●  Philip Booth discusses the economic downturn on Radio 4’s You and Yours



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.