IEA Book Club Webinar with Ryan Bourne


  • 08/02/2021
    18:00 - 19:00
The IEA Book Club will be hosting Ryan Bourne for a private webinar on his forthcoming book, ‘Economics In One Virus: An Introduction to Economic Reasoning Through Covid-19’, which will be taking place on Monday 8th February from 18:00 – 19:00 GMT. Chairing this discussion with be Dr Stephen Davies, IEA Head of Education, and was the keynote speaker for the IEA’s 2020 Annual Hayek Lecture, “The World After the Pandemic”.


Ryan occupies the R. Evan Scharf Chair for the Public Understanding of Economics at the Cato Institute in Washington D.C. Prior to that, he was the Head of Public Policy at the IEA, and former Head of Research at the Centre for Policy Studies.


Economics in One Virus answers all pandemic-related questions, drawing on the dramatic events of 2020 to bring to life some of the most important principles of economic thought. Packed with supporting data and the best new academic evidence, those uninitiated in economics will be given a crash-course in the subject through the applied case-study of the COVID-19 pandemic, to help explain everything from why countries were underprepared for the pandemic to how economists go about valuing the lives saved from lockdowns.


This event is exclusive to IEA Book Club members. To find out more about the IEA Book Club, you can visit the link here or alternatively contact the Book Club at [email protected]

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