ieaTV sat down with Peter Ainsworth to discuss Britain's acute skills shortage and how universities are key to resolving it. Peter is the Managing Director of EM Applications and author of the IEA's 2014 paper on reforming university funding, 'Universities challenged: funding higher education through a free-market ‘graduate tax’, which you can read here.... Continue reading
'Our National Health Service'; 'Britain's greatest institution'; 'The envy of the world...' Not even close. The Institute of Economic Affairs' most recent healthcare study has found that the NHS's poor performance compared to other international healthcare systems is costing thousands of lives per year. Market-oriented reforms to emulate healthcare systems of Switzerland & the Netherlands ... Continue reading
Unlike most pundits, renowned economist Art Laffer successfully predicted a Donald Trump victory in the US presidential election. Now he’s predicting that the new president will swiftly introduce a whole raft of tax reforms. And Dr. Laffer should know. The man behind the famous Laffer Curve was a key influence on President Reagan’s tax-cutting policies ... Continue reading