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4 Mar 2008
The ‘nanny state’ has expanded in recent years. Politicians and bureaucrats have increasingly sought to restrict what individuals are permitted to do with their own bodies or their own property. In this video John Meadowcroft talks about...
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18 Dec 2007
Sub-Saharan Africa has received tens of billions of dollars in foreign aid over the last fifty years yet economic development has remained elusive. In many countries absolute poverty has increased and life expectancy has declined. In this short...
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18 Dec 2007
Sub-Saharan Africa has received tens of billions of dollars in foreign aid over the last fifty years yet economic development has remained elusive. In many countries absolute poverty has increased and life expectancy has declined. In this short...
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28 Nov 2007
A recent IEA student/teachers' workshop featured sessions led by Dr Mark Pennington on “Environmentalists: Nice but Wrong?”; Dr Stephen Davies on “Trade, Trade Connections and History”; Dr John Meadowcroft on “...
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28 Nov 2007
A recent IEA student/teachers' workshop featured sessions led by Dr Mark Pennington on “Environmentalists: Nice but Wrong?”; Dr Stephen Davies on “Trade, Trade Connections and History”; Dr John Meadowcroft on “...
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28 Nov 2007
A recent IEA student/teachers' workshop featured sessions led by Dr Mark Pennington on “Environmentalists: Nice but Wrong?”; Dr Stephen Davies on “Trade, Trade Connections and History”; Dr John Meadowcroft on “...
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28 Nov 2007
Richard D. North sets out the benefits of mass affluence and explains why 'rich is beautiful'.
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28 Nov 2007
A recent IEA student/teachers' workshop featured sessions led by Dr Mark Pennington on “Environmentalists: Nice but Wrong?”; Dr Stephen Davies on “Trade, Trade Connections and History”; Dr John Meadowcroft on “...
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28 Nov 2007
A recent IEA student/teachers' workshop featured sessions led by Dr Mark Pennington on “Environmentalists: Nice but Wrong?”; Dr Stephen Davies on “Trade, Trade Connections and History”; Dr John Meadowcroft on “...
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28 Nov 2007
A recent IEA student/teachers' workshop featured sessions led by Dr Mark Pennington on “Environmentalists: Nice but Wrong?”; Dr Stephen Davies on “Trade, Trade Connections and History”; Dr John Meadowcroft on “...
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28 Nov 2007
Richard D. North sets out the benefits of mass affluence and explains why 'rich is beautiful'.
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20 Nov 2007
In this interview Mark Pennington critiques the belief held by many social democrats that the failure of past government interventions in social and economic life can be explained by the absence of social capital, and that government must intervene...
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20 Nov 2007
In this interview Mark Pennington critiques the belief held by many social democrats that the failure of past government interventions in social and economic life can be explained by the absence of social capital, and that government must intervene...
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11 Sep 2007
How is it that so many major, government-sponsored projects can lose so much money? As this short interview makes clear, the answer to this question does not lie with malign intentions on behalf of their promoters in government. In a highly...
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11 Sep 2007
How is it that so many major, government-sponsored projects can lose so much money? As this short interview makes clear, the answer to this question does not lie with malign intentions on behalf of their promoters in government. In a highly readable...
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1 Aug 2007
Helen Johns explains the key arguments her and Paul Ormerod make in their book Happiness, Economics and Public Policy. The publication analyses the economic research that underlies politicians’ growing preoccupation with measures of ‘...
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1 Aug 2007
Helen Johns explains the key arguments her and Paul Ormerod make in their book 'Happiness, Economics and Public Policy'. The publication analyses the economic research that underlies politicians’ growing preoccupation with measures of...
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26 Jul 2007
Despite his fame, there is still widespread ignorance about the breadth of Adam Smith’s contributions to economics, politics and philosophy. In this short video Eamonn Butler introduces the life and work of this ‘founder of economics...
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26 Jul 2007
Despite his fame, there is still widespread ignorance about the breadth of Adam Smith’s contributions to economics, politics and philosophy. In this short video Eamonn Butler introduces the life and work of this ‘founder of economics...
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12 Jul 2007
In this video Peter King outlines the main arguments he makes in his book, Choice and the End of Social Housing. He suggests that the provision of housing for the less well off has been dominated by the state for over sixty years. Despite some...

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