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The Value of Education Spending
Austin Travers
Oct 13,2017

The Value of Education Spending

It is an undeniable truth that education has a huge effect on one’s life. The ...

How to Fix Britain’s Broken Housing Market (Part 2)
Matthew Evans
Sep 25,2017

How to Fix Britain’s Broken Housing Market (Part 2)

Whilst our ridiculous planning system has caused this crisis, the rapid rise in stamp duty ...

Fair trade experimentalism: the potential of Sainsbury’s new pilot scheme
Erin Snyder
Sep 20,2017

Fair trade experimentalism: the potential of Sainsbury’s new pilot scheme

A recent decision by Sainsbury’s to switch some of their Fairtrade certified teas to their ...

How to Fix Britain’s Broken Housing Market (Part 1)
Matthew Evans
Sep 19,2017

How to Fix Britain’s Broken Housing Market (Part 1)

The UK’s housing market is arguably the biggest government failure in our entire economy. We ...

The gender wage gap of our generation
Gabby Burton
Jun 07,2017

The gender wage gap of our generation

It's a shocking fact that women will earn less than men during their lifetimes. The ...

The method behind Trump’s madness
Amina Harrath
May 29,2017

The method behind Trump’s madness

The foundation of a democratic government is that it respects the will of the people ...

The uncomfortable economics of the ivory trade
Niamh Kingsley
May 22,2017

The uncomfortable economics of the ivory trade

In the past week, the decision by the Conservatives to remove a ban on ivory ...

What the evidence says about the economic impact of immigration
Jack Stephens
May 02,2017

What the evidence says about the economic impact of immigration

As waves xenophobia sweep across the developed world, a similarly alarming claim has gained steam. ...

Whatever way you look at it, globalisation has been a net positive
Anjie Babalola
Apr 13,2017

Whatever way you look at it, globalisation has been a net positive

At the IEA’s sixth form economics conferences the IEA research team explores globalisation, its history and ...

Richard Koch Student Essay Prize Winner Ryan Khurana: Towards Freer Housing
Ryan Khurana
Apr 12,2017

Richard Koch Student Essay Prize Winner Ryan Khurana: Towards Freer Housing

The UK is in the midst of a housing crisis that has decimated the incomes ...