Past Events

  • 08/02/2018
    18:00 - 21:00
You are invited to attend the Quarter Final of The Economics Debate 2018, a national competition for universities which the IEA co-organises with UCL’s Economist’s Society each year. University Economics Societies from all over the UK get the opportunity to participate in a debating competition covering economic issues and ideas. This year, teams from Bath, ... Continue reading
  • 07/02/2018
    09:45 - 14:30
This teacher seminar hosted by the IEA is free to attend. If you would like to reserve a place, please email Sophie at [email protected] and please also include the name of the school at which you teach. Schedule 9:45 – 10:00   - Welcome Reception: Tea and Coffee 10:00 – 11:00 - Dr Steve Davies, “The business cycle, ... Continue reading
  • 24/01/2018
    18:30 - 20:30
The implications of blockchain for key sectors (finance, legal services, sharing economy) and the role of the government Bitcoin’s recent rollercoaster ride has confirmed some pundits in their belief that the cryptocurrency won’t last. The real game-changer, however, may well be blockchain, the decentralised technology underlying bitcoin, which has applications far beyond digital currencies. Smart ... Continue reading
  • 05/12/2017
    18:30 - 20:30
The IEA is delighted to invite you to a debate on the topic ‘Does John Mills have the solutions to the UK’s economic problems?’ Speakers: John Mills, economist, author and businessman and Julian Jessop, IEA Chief Economist Chair: Dr Jamie Whyte, IEA Research Director John Mills is an economist, entrepreneur, author and the Chairman and majority ... Continue reading
  • 27/11/2017
    18:00 - 20:00
The IEA is delighted to invite you to attend a ‘Future Freedom Film Screening’, aimed at under 30s. The film will be: Secrets of the Magna Carta. About the film Magna Carta may be an 800-year-old piece of parchment, but today many people think that it is more relevant than ever. It spelt out the ... Continue reading
Economic Theory
  • 23/11/2017
    18:30 - 20:30
This year, Steven Landsburg, Professor of Economics at the University of Rochester, will deliver our annual Hayek Lecture, on the topic "Is the World Over or Underpopulated, and How Would We Know?" The lecture will take place on 23 November, between 6.30pm (for a 6.45 start) and 8.15pm, at Church House, Great Smith Street in Westminster. ... Continue reading
  • 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

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