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The Institute of Economic Affairs

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About The Institute of Economic Affairs

The IEA is the UK's original free-market think-tank, founded in 1955. Our mission is to improve understanding of the fundamental institutions of a free society by analysing and expounding the role of markets in solving economic and social problems.
Given the current economic challenges facing Britain and the wider global environment, it is more vital than ever that we promote the intellectual case for a free economy, low taxes, freedom in education, health and welfare and lower levels of regulation. The IEA also challenges people to think about the correct role of institutions, property rights and the rule of law in creating a society that fosters innovation, entrepreneurship and the efficient use of environmental resources.

The Institute of Economic Affairs press release, blog etc

11/15/2018 - 10:34 IEA briefing dissects draft Withdrawal Agreement
11/09/2018 - 00:07 Equal Pay Day promotes misleading, inflated gender pay gap figures, says new briefing
10/29/2018 - 18:17 Fiddly Budget has abandoned deficit elimination & leaves tax burden at near 50 year high
10/27/2018 - 11:19 A Budget that splurges on spending would undermine economic recovery
10/23/2018 - 14:18 50,000 IEA Breakthrough Prize awarded to entry calling for public land to be freed up for housing
10/15/2018 - 07:56 IEA announces Breakthrough Prize shortlist
10/02/2018 - 22:01 IEA reacts to the Prime Ministers party conference speech
10/01/2018 - 06:47 Hammonds rhetoric is right, but policy-light
09/26/2018 - 19:10 Free trade is the foundation of modern economies & modern prosperity, says new IEA report
09/25/2018 - 18:42 IEA reacts to the Labour leaders party conference speech
09/23/2018 - 22:30 IEA Report Plan A+: Creating a prosperous post-Brexit U.K.
09/14/2018 - 01:35 Impact of Brexit on the UK economy grossly exaggerated
09/08/2018 - 02:31 IEA sets out framework for independent UK Fisheries policy
09/03/2018 - 12:47 Minimum wage structure needs radical reform to reflect labour market changes
08/30/2018 - 14:25 Banning sale of energy drinks to teenagers draconian & unnecessary
08/27/2018 - 10:11 IEA launches series of no-deal Fear-Checkers
08/24/2018 - 09:58 Move for more alcohol control is paternalistic & ignores scientific evidence
08/16/2018 - 23:53 E-cigarette report full of sensible recommendations