The economics of transport capacity: making the right investment decisions

4 October 2012, 6.30pm
Institute of Director, Pall Mall, London

The IEA is pleased to announce the 2012 Beesley Lectures

Speaker: David Starkie, Senior Associate, Case Associates

Chair and Commentator: To be confirmed

Recent discussions around Heathrow, Boris Island and HS2 have highlighted the controversy around making investment decisions in transportation. This lecture will examine the move to centrally planned infrastructure, and some proposals for adding capacity.

The Beesley Lectures are a series of eight annual lectures covering regulated industries in the UK. The lectures are held in memory of Professor Michael Beesley, who was a leading architect of the British  system of utility regulation and a Managing Trustee of the Institute ofEconomic Affairs. He founded the series in