The SMPC has met once a quarter since July 1997 at the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA). In those months where there is not a physical gathering, the SMPC conducts an email poll.
Most members are available for press comment and media appearances. Please contact the IEA’s communications team if you would like to speak with one.
SMPC minutes are distributed by the IEA and posted on the IEA website. Minutes from the last twelve months are available here:
Dr Andrew Lilico (Europe Economics)
Professor Trevor Williams (Derby University, TW Consultancy)
Professor Kent Matthews (Cardiff Business School)
Other current members:
Professor Philip Booth (IEA Senior Academic Fellow and St Mary’s University)
Roger Bootle (Capital Economics)
Dr Juan Castañeda (Institute of International Monetary Research and University of Buckingham)
Professor Tim Congdon (Institute of International Monetary Research and University of Buckingham)
Jamie Dannhauser (Ruffers LLP)
John Greenwood (AMVESCAP)
Julian Jessop (IEA Economics Fellow)
Graeme Leach (Macronomics)
Professor Patrick Minford (Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University)
Professor Akos Valentinyi (Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University)
Dr Peter Warburton (Economic Perspectives Ltd)
Michael Wickens (University of York and Cardiff Business School)
Other IEA Work on Monetary Policy
The IEA has contributed to the debate on macro-economic and monetary analysis since its inception. Other IEA publications on monetary policy can be found by searching the website by issue, for example Were 364 Economists All Wrong?, Money and Asset Prices in Boom and Bust) and Issues in Monetary Policy: the relationship between money and financial markets.