Trade, Development, and Immigration
It was almost exactly 200 years ago that David Ricardo first outlined the principle of comparative advantage that helped lay the groundwork for repealing the corn laws here in Britain, and the free-trading consensus that later emerged. But free trade is coming under attack around the world - since the FC especially, tariffs and protectionism ... Continue reading
Attendees from THINK 2017 tell us what they thought of last year's Conference! Get your tickets here, and go to thinkiea.com to learn more about our timetable and speakers for THINK 2018, which takes place on Saturday 30 June, at the Royal Geographical Society in London.... Continue reading
The 2017 Hayek Memorial Lecture, held on 23 November 2017 at Church House Conference Centre, hosted keynote speaker Professor Steven Landsburg, who spoke on the subject "Is the World Over or Underpopulated, and How Would We Know?" Steven Landsburg is Professor of Economics at the University of Rochester and author of The Armchair Economist. SUBSCRIBE ... Continue reading
Drones have been in the news a lot recently, but what are the real implications of this technology? Matthew Feeney of the CATO Institute discusses what drones could mean for our legal, social and business landscape. To learn more about THINK conferences, visit: http://thinkiea.com/ SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/iealondon FOLLOW US on Twitter: https://twitter.com/iealondon ... Continue reading
Dr Daniel Susskind, co-author of “The Future of the Professions”, sits down with the IEA's Len Shackleton to discuss the findings of his book - including how machines and robots are set to take over an increasingly wide range of jobs and roles that are currently the preserve of human professionals. To learn more about ... Continue reading
The IEA's Dr Steve Davies is put on the spot as the THINK audience poses some tricky questions about the economic challenges currently facing us. To learn more about THINK conferences, visit: http://thinkiea.com/ SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/iealondon FOLLOW US on Twitter: https://twitter.com/iealondon LIKE US on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ieauk/ LEARN MORE at: https://iea.org.uk/... Continue reading
The IEA's Professor Philip Booth interviews Professor Luigi Zingales from the University of Chicago on the topics of his work including his books “Saving Capitalism From the Capitalists” and “A Capitalism for the People”. To learn more about THINK conferences, visit: http://thinkiea.com/ SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel FOLLOW US on Twitter LIKE US on Facebook... Continue reading
If the UK's National Health Service is the 'envy of the world', why have no other countries adopted it? The Institute of Economic Affairs's News Editor Kate Andrews compares healthcare systems around the world and explains what reforms the NHS can make to get better outcomes. To learn more about THINK conferences, visit: http://thinkiea.com/ SUBSCRIBE to ... Continue reading
Why are there so many problems with state education systems around the world? The Institute of Economic Affairs's Research Director Dr Jamie Whyte highlights the problems with today's education systems and explains how we can ensure the best education for future generations. To learn more about THINK conferences, visit: http://thinkiea.com/ SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel FOLLOW ... Continue reading