Last places left for the IEA's 2014 Free Enterprise Award

Matt Ridley has been chosen as the winner of the 2014 award. Ridley is the acclaimed author of The Rational Optimist. He’ll receive his award at a special presentation, held from 6.30-8pm on Tuesday July 22 and you are invited to attend. The event is kindly being hosted by Metro Bank at 1 Southampton Row, WC1B 5HA. Places are strictly limited so be sure to register or call 0207 799 8900. 

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Author and columnist, Matt Ridley, wins the 2014 IEA Free Enterprise Award

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By Len Shackleton, 21st Jul 2014 ( comments)

Giving special consideration to the obese will change market outcomes, and not necessarily to the benefit of those who are supposedly protected. Like all such mandates, there are predictable outcomes. Standard analysis suggests that giving special status to a group raises the costs of employing them and thus makes employing them less attractive.

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