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The gender wage gap of our generation
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
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
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
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
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
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 ...

The economy is changing and so is the American Dream
Apr 10,2017

The economy is changing and so is the American Dream

Since the rise of the internet, the world has witnessed more impressive levels of technological ...

The economics of immigration
Mar 18,2017

The economics of immigration

At the IEA’s sixth form economics conferences, Dr Steve Davies regularly delivers a lecture about ...

Inequality and the gender pay gap
Mar 14,2017

Inequality and the gender pay gap

Claiming that women earn less than men without explaining why is misleading and dishonest. The ...

Technological progress is by far the best way to improve quality of life
Mar 11,2017

Technological progress is by far the best way to improve quality of life

An empirically noticeable phenomena throughout modern history is the relationship between technology and economic growth. ...