Past Events

  • 08/11/2017
    09:30 - 17:30
The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) and Institute of International Monetary Research (IIMR) is holding its annual monetary conference, organised by Professor Tim Congdon and Dr Juan Castaneda, IIMR. We already have a number of confirmed participants: Geoffrey Wood, Philip Booth, Michael Krimminger, Maria Nieto, Forrest Capie, James Ferguson, Charles Goodhart, Brandon Davies, Thomas Huertas, ... Continue reading
  • 01/11/2017
    18:00 - 19:30
IEA Econ Nights are relaxed and informal discussions on current topics in economics and how they affect the next generation. Leading the discussion this time will be Diego Zuluaga, Head of Financial Services and Tech Policy at the IEA, on the future of the sharing economy and TfL’s controversial Uber ruling. Refreshments will be provided ... Continue reading
  • 01/11/2017
    09:45 - 14:30
The IEA is hosting a Teacher Seminar on the topic: “Current Policies and Issues in a Global World”. The event will begin at 9:45am. There will be three discussions in total and the event will end at 2.30pm. Lunch will be provided. Schedule: 9:45 – 10:00 Welcome Reception: Tea and Coffee 10:00 – 11:00 Dr ... Continue reading
  • 30/10/2017
    18:00 - 20:00
The IEA is delighted to invite you to attend a ‘Future Freedom Film Screening’, for under 30s. The film will be: Cartel Land. About the film This documentary offers an up-close look at two vigilante groups that have formed in Mexico in response to the increasing dominance of drug cartels. Kathryn Bigelow, director of “Zero ... Continue reading
  • 09/10/2017
    17:30 - 18:30
SNP Conference 2017  "Economic myths and opportunities for an independent Scotland" The question of Scottish Independence remains at the top of the political agenda. A question that is only made more pressing by the continued success of the SNP and the UK’s impending exit from the EU. What opportunities exist for a Scotland and how ... Continue reading
  • 03/10/2017
    19:30 - 22:00
Conservative Party Conference 2017 "Standing up for the British beer industry" - Kindly supported by AB InBev, the world’s largest brewer Speakers: John O’Connell, Chief Executive, TaxPayers’ Alliance Nigel Evans MP, Conservative MP for Ribble Valley and former Deputy Speaker If you would like to attend, please email [email protected] Continue reading
  • 03/10/2017
    14:30 - 15:45
Conservative Party Conference 2017 "Gig Economy – Seeing the wood for the trees" The continuously expanding gig economy has caused great controversy, with several firms making headlines almost daily. Critics argue that worker’s rights are being undermined and the recently published Taylor Review puts forward recommendations to rebalance the relationship between workers and employers. The ... Continue reading
  • 03/10/2017
    12:45 - 14:00
Alcohol Policies - How much is too much? The UK’s current system of alcohol duty is excessive and illogical. Some of the highest tax rates - applied to spirits like whiskey - are more than four times higher than the lowest. Such punitive rates can encourage the growth of the illegal alcohol industry, posing a ... Continue reading
  • 03/10/2017
    11:00 - 12:15
How do we future-proof the NHS? Despite sometimes being hailed the ‘envy of the world’, the NHS is being outperformed by its European counterparts on most measures of care quality. The debate over the NHS has become insular, with many politicians ignoring the success of alternative models of healthcare provision. Does the UK has much ... Continue reading

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