IEA hosts 28th annual State of the Economy conference

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.

Andrew Sentance – The UK’s Inflation Problem: Selling England by the Pound?

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

The news release of his speech can be viewed here.

Full text of the speech can be viewed here.

National Free Enterprise Award

The  National Free Enterprise Award 2010 is to be presented at the conference to Martin Durkin, film-