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

What the evidence says about the economic impact of immigration

Categories: Economics

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

Categories: Economics

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

Categories: Economics

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

Categories: Economics

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

Categories: Economics

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

Categories: Economics

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

Categories: Economics

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

Post-Brexit trading prospects in the Commonwealth
Feb 28,2017

Post-Brexit trading prospects in the Commonwealth

Categories: Economics

Free trade with the other 52 members of the Commonwealth is one of the government’s ...

How current geopolitical factors are working to rebalance the price of oil
Feb 26,2017

How current geopolitical factors are working to rebalance the price of oil

Categories: Economics

While the drop of the oil price in the past months has proven to be ...

Three myths about income inequality when it comes to executive pay
Feb 20,2017

Three myths about income inequality when it comes to executive pay

Categories: Economics

Salary is held in high regard in this society as an indicator of the value and worth ...

What’s at stake when arguments like Trump’s, which lack basic economic understanding, succeed?
Feb 10,2017

What’s at stake when arguments like Trump’s, which lack basic economic understanding, succeed?

Categories: Economics

Approximately 28 years ago, Francis Fukuyama published his influential essay ‘The End of History?’ in ...

How government failure and the free market each impact climate change
Feb 07,2017

How government failure and the free market each impact climate change

Categories: Economics

Climate change is without a doubt one of the most pressing concerns of our time. ...

The economics of state school choice across the Atlantic
Feb 02,2017

The economics of state school choice across the Atlantic

Categories: Economics

While the UK education debate focuses on grammar schools, education reformers should not lose sight ...

Hayek’s ideas are just as vital today as they ever were
Jan 30,2017

Hayek’s ideas are just as vital today as they ever were

Categories: Economics

Just as the free market organisation of economies faces new challenges in the West, its ...