Acting Academic and Research Director Syed Kamall welcomes Dr Onkar Ghate to discuss the life and work of the great 20th century philosopher Ayn Rand. Onkar is Chief Philosophy Officer and Senior Fellow at the Ayn Rand Institute and has taught philosophy for over ten years at the Institute’s Objectivist Academic Centre. ‘School of Thought’ ... Continue reading
​The IEA are delighted to host a virtual debate on the topic of Democracy, to mark the launch of our latest primer, “An Introduction to Democracy” authored by Dr Eamonn Butler, Director of the Adam Smith Institute. With Eamonn joining the event as a guest speaker, he will be debating Garett Jones, Associate Professor of Economics at George Mason ... Continue reading
​​The Institute of Economic Affairs is delighted to host the Rt Hon Steve Barclay MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, for the latest in our In Conversation series with senior figures in public life. Steve was elected as Conservative MP for North East Cambridgeshire in 2010 and during his time in Parliament has served as ... Continue reading
India is at a crossroads. As the UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson prepares to meet Indian leaders virtually, he promises an Enhanced Trade Partnership, possibly leading to a full Free Trade Agreement (FTA). There are important commercial reasons for this agreement, but perhaps more importantly, there are powerful geopolitical reasons. India could be brought into ... Continue reading
The event will mark the launch of our latest research paper, titled Eastern Promise: Assessing the Future of UK-India Trade and authored by IEA Trade Fellow Shanker Singham. The new research will be published shortly before the Prime Minister’s trip to India. It explores the opportunities for a UK-India partnership including a trade deal, access ... Continue reading
In this episode, Mark is joined by Kate Andrews, Economics Correspondent, The Spectator Iain Martin, Political Commentator and Editor, Reaction Professor Len Shackleton, Editorial and Research Fellow, IEA Benedict Spence, Political Commentator Tom Whipple, Science Editor, The Times The panel will be discussing the European Super League and whether or not the Government was right ... Continue reading
Dr Stephen Davies, Head of Education at the Institute of Economic Affairs sits down with Imran Ahmad Khan, Member of Parliament for Wakefield. Stephen and Imran talk about the future of British foreign policy, free trade and international development. This video is part of the IEA’s Foreign Policy series. To check out other episodes, click ... Continue reading
On this episode of Live with Littlewood: MARK HARPER MP - Chair, COVID Recovery Group JULIAN JESSOP - Economic Fellow, IEA KEVIN O'SULLIVAN - Host, TalkRadio ALLIE RENISON - Trade Expert TIM STANLEY - The Telegraph Our panellists discussed: Lockdown-lite: Call this freedom? The Covid hangover: Can we learn to live with the virus? Road ... Continue reading