Media coverage of today's event

Today the Institute of Economic Affairs is hosting its annual State of the Economy conference. Now in its 28th year, and against the backdrop of a global economy still undergoing major changes, this year’s event is entitled, Britain in the global economy: where are we now and what does the future hold?

Speakers at the event include: Angela Knight, Chief Executive of the British Bankers Association, Jim O’Neill, Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Roger Bootle, Managing Director, of Capital Economics, Dr. Fatih Birol of the International Energy Agency and Graeme Leach, Chief Economist & Director of Policy at the Institute of Directors.

Dr Andrew Sentance, External Member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee spoke on the subject of The UK’s Inflation Problem: Selling England by the Pound?

The conference has been covered extensively by the media, including:

Bank of England’s Andrew Sentance in inflation warning – BBC

Sentance warns on ‘optimistic’ Bank forecasts – FT

Bank of England policymaker pushes rate rise – Bloomberg

War of words breaks out over interest rates at the MPC – The Guardian