"...undoubtedly the most influential think tank in modern British history." – Andrew Marr
The IEA has an extensive research programme producing work in a wide variety of formats, from policy papers to peer-reviewed monographs. A number of our publications are of particular interest to students and teachers.
The causes of the Great Recession lie in misguided government policy, not in the underlying workings of the market.
How the market could solve this most controversial of issues
An analysis of how the profit motive drove competition and therefore improvements in the Swedish education system
An Essay on the Supposed Electoral Obstacles Impeding the Translation of Economic Analysis into Policy
A superb analysis of this masterpiece of political economy
An introduction to the work of the great Austrian economist
A major new publication which challenges the myths and conventional wisdom regarding the recent banking crash
This classic text has recently been bought back into print
The dangers of too much government power
In this major collection, leading experts discuss the role of law in market economies
An authoritative, but concise introduction to the life and work of Adam Smith which covers both the Wealth of Nations and his other great works
A new perspective on how Christians should approach issues of public policy
A masterly exposition of the benefits of the market system and the deficiencies of the welfare state
In this, the IEA's fiftieth anniversary special, numerous commentators and IEA friends reflect on the prospects for liberty over the next fifty years