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Giuliano D'Auria, Nicola Tynan, Catherine Gillespie and Joseph Thomas
1 Mar 1999
Douglass C North
1 Mar 1999

Short introduction to the New Institutional Economics by Nobel laureate Douglass C North.

Thomas Lange
1 Dec 1998

This tightly argued paper asks two fundamental questions about the nature of higher education in this country. Does Britain provide too much higher education, and are the current funding mechanisms fair and efficient? Lange's answers to these questions are controversial, but make a timely contribution to this on-going debate.

F A Hayek
1 Oct 1998
Gerald F Gaull
1 Aug 1998

Viewed in a Cultural Framework

Michael 't Sas Rolfes
1 Aug 1998

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James Tooley
1 Apr 1998

Functional illiteracy, youth delinquency and lack of technical innovation all point to the failures of state schooling, raising the question of why government should be involved in education at all. In this radical study Dr. James Tooley provides a damning critique of the justifications for state schooling and proposes practical policies to increase market provision of education.

David Parker and Ralph Stacey
1 Jan 1998

The best selling IEA title of the 1990s, it applies chaos theory to the social sciences

Rt Hon Michael Portillo
1 Jan 1998
James Gwartney and Robert Lawson
1 Jan 1998
Philip Towle
1 Jan 1998
M.E.Beesley (Ed.)
1 Jan 1998

Utility regulation in Britain has now entered a phase in which debate is no longer so much concerned with whether it is preferable to rival systems but with how to shape the'regulatory contract' in monopoly areas and, in potentially competitive areas, how to ensure rivalry.

Julian Morris
1 Dec 1997

Contributions from Robert Balling, Roger Bate, Sonja Boehmer-Christiansen, Deepak Lal and Thomas Gale Moore.

Dick Atkinson
19 Nov 1997

In this challenging paper Dr Dick Atkinson asks why local education authorities are needed. Finding reasons lacking, he puts forward a proposal for all schools to be self-governing and thereby removed from the debilitating effects of politicised education.