Tune in tonight at 6pm for the UK’s top free market debate show, hosted by IEA Director General Mark Littlewood. We’ll be discussing the rule of six months. Can 10pm curfews and £10,000 fines defeat the virus? We’ll be analysing Keir Starmer’s speech at Labour Party Conference. How well is the Opposition holding government to ... Continue reading
Government and Institutions
Dr Christian Sandstrom and Dr Karl Wennberg discuss their new book, Bureaucrats or Markets in Innovation Policy? Based on a major interdisciplinary research program with a special focus on Sweden, paired with international research, Dr Sandstrom and Dr Wennberg explain how targeted interventions and firm subsidies do not have the intended effects but instead creates ... Continue reading
Government and Institutions
Exactly one year from today, Britain will officially quit the EU. But what do we know so far, and what happens next? Today joined by Julian Jessop, Head of the IEA's Brexit Unit, and Shanker Singham, Director of the IEA’s new International Trade and Competition Unit. Interviewed by Digital Officer Madeline Grant, the pair answer some of ... Continue reading
Government and Institutions
After months of talks, EU and UK negotiators have finally reached an agreement on Phase 1 of the Brexit talks, to begin trade talks in the New Year. But just how binding is all of this? IEA Chief Economist and Head of the Brexit Unit Julian Jessop, and Digital Officer Madeline Grant discuss the outstanding ... Continue reading
Government and Institutions
What do Momentum and Moggmentum have in common? Find out in our round-up of 2017, featuring the IEA's Director General Mark Littlewood and Communications Director Stephanie Lis. Interviewed by the IEA's News Editor Kate Andrews, the three discuss the state of the Brexit negotiations, the problems in Parliament, Donald Trump's America, and predictions for 2018. SUBSCRIBE to ... Continue reading
Government and Institutions
The Rt Hon Priti Patel, Secretary of State for International Development and member of the Free Enterprise Group, discusses the role of capitalism in improving peoples' lives around the world, and the future of free markets in British politics. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTubechannel: https://www.youtube.com/user/iealondon FOLLOW US on Twitter: https://twitter.com/iealondon LIKE US on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ieauk/ LEARN ... Continue reading
Government and Institutions
Is now the right time to consider a transitional deal between the UK and the European Union? On our podcast this week, IEA Chief Economist Julian Jessop and Digital Officer Madeline Grant discuss the varying options for transitional arrangements for March 2019 - after the UK has left the EU, but before it pursues its ... Continue reading
Government and Institutions
Watch our THINK 2016 panel discussion "Europe - What Happens Next?" with Diego Zuluaga, Dr Mikko Arevuo, Yioryos Makedonis, Prof. Philip Booth (Chair). --- This has not been an easy year for Europe – from the troubles in Greece, to the refugee crisis, to the rise in populist groups all across the continent. We have ... Continue reading
Watch Dr Abby Hall Blanco deliver her THINK 2016 speech on "Economics and War". --- What can economics tell us about war and how can we understand it better through the lens of economics? Is war not simply anti-economic activity par excellence? Does an economic approach to understanding war and conflict suggest ways of avoiding ... Continue reading