The IEA hold a discussion with Alvin Rabushka

On Wednesday 19 November, Alvin Rabushka will deliver a lecture on why the flat tax is fair, simple and transparent. In particular he will tackle the issue of fairness reflecting on the recent proposals of Thomas Piketty. Alvin Rabushka is one of the leading global proponents of the flat tax and the co-author of the Hall–Rabushka flat tax plan. For more information click here. If you would like to attend, click here. 



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By Glynn Brailsford, 20th Oct 2014 ( comments)

The Honourable Joe Hockey, Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia, discusses how the Australian government has managed to address the long-term fiscal challenges presented by welfare dependency and an ageing population.Key policies have included tackling the culture of entitlement through greater conditionality in the award of welfare benefits, incentivising private pension provision to ensure a higher proportion of old-age income is funded from savings, and raising the eligibility age for state pensions.

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23 Oct 2014

TBC, Westminster

27 Oct 2014

Conference Hall, Mary Sumner House


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