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27 Nov 2013
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 ‘...
1 Aug 2007
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27 Nov 2013
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...
20 Nov 2007
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27 Nov 2013
Richard D. North sets out the benefits of mass affluence and explains why 'rich is beautiful'.
28 Nov 2007
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27 Nov 2013
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 “...
28 Nov 2007
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27 Nov 2013
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 “...
28 Nov 2007
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27 Nov 2013
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 “...
28 Nov 2007
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27 Nov 2013
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...
18 Dec 2007
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27 Nov 2013
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...
4 Mar 2008
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27 Nov 2013
In recent years, debates on international trade policy have focused on the role of the World Trade Organization and the two big political and economic powers – the USA and the EU. This interview profiles a book arguing that this focus must...
24 Apr 2008
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27 Nov 2013
In the last fifty years, many aspects of socialism have been rolled back around the world. Indeed, in the 1990s, following the collapse of communism in Central and Eastern Europe, it seemed as if classical liberal ideas had triumphed. But this did...
10 Jul 2008
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27 Nov 2013
Colin Robinson discusses his latest book on climate change policy, Climate Change Policy: Challenging the Activists. He argues that there is currently a consensus amongst the political establishment – and amongst the intellectual communities...
24 Sep 2008
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27 Nov 2013
Differences in the earnings of women and men are increasingly being used to justify regulation of the private affairs of employers and employees. Yet there is little evidence that the 'gender pay gap' is the result of unfair discrimination...
21 Oct 2008
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27 Nov 2013
Philip Booth explains the key arguments from his book on pensions, Pension Provision: Government Failure Around the World which surveys the results of government intervention in the market for retirement income provision throughout the world. He...
5 Dec 2008
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27 Nov 2013
In this video Tim Congdon discusses Central Banking in a Free Society, looking at the role of the Bank of England. He covers the Northern Rock affair and the subsequent instability in the UK financial system in the context of the history and...
26 Mar 2009
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27 Nov 2013
This short interview profiles Verdict on the Crash, edited by Philip Booth, with contributions from James Alexander, Michael Beenstock, Eamonn Butler, Tim Congdon, Laurence Copeland, Kevin Dowd, John Greenwood, Samuel Gregg, John Kay, David...
12 May 2009
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27 Nov 2013
In the UK, further education is a bastion of Soviet central planning that has wholly avoided the market-based reforms that have been adopted in other parts of the state sector. In terms of total spending, further education is important, but...
3 Nov 2009
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27 Nov 2013
On 23rd November 2009 the IEA hosted a debate on Climate Change. The participants discussed the question: “Do Science and Economics Support Government Action on Climate Change?”. Each speaker provided a different perspective on the...
23 Nov 2009
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27 Nov 2013
On 23rd November 2009 the IEA hosted a debate on Climate Change. The participants discussed the question: “Do Science and Economics Support Government Action on Climate Change?”. Each speaker provided a different perspective on the...
23 Nov 2009
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27 Nov 2013
Philip Booth interviews Eamonn Butler (author of the IEA Ludwig von Mises primer) about Ludwig von Mises. 
21 Apr 2010
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27 Nov 2013
Prof Gary Becker delivered the 19th Annual Hayek Memorial Lecture - "The Challenge of Immigration: A Radical Solution".
17 Jun 2010

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