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December 2013

Ethiopia Liberty Camp 2013

December 12, 2013 - December 17, 2013
Unnamed Venue,
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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February 20142014

The State of the Economy Conference

February 26
Institute of Directors,
Pall Mall, London, United Kingdom
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The IEA’s annual State of the Economy conference will take place on 26th February 2014. There is an excellent line up of speakers including: Dr Ben Broadbent (Member of the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee) ; Graeme Leach (Chief Economist and Director of Policy at the Institute of Directors); Keith Wade (Chief Economist of Schroders); Roger Bootle (Managing Director at Capital Economics); Andrew Milligan (Head of Global Strategy at Standard Life Investments); Andrea Leadsom MP (Member of the Treasury…

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March 2014
Free

Free Enterprise Group and IEA Pre-Budget Media Briefing

March 3 @ 9:15 am - 12:00 pm
IEA,
2 Lord North Street, London, SW1P 3LB United Kingdom
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Ahead of the 2014 Budget, Conservative MPs from the Free Enterprise Group and experts from the Institute of Economic Affairs and elsewhere will be presenting their ideas on how to consolidate the economic recovery. As families across the UK struggle with rising living costs, this briefing will explore how supply-side reform holds the key to bringing down prices and lowering the tax burden. Speakers: · Mark Littlewood (Chair), Director General, Institute of Economic Affairs; · Dr Phillip Lee, MP for…

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Free

Does prison work? Lessons from the American experience

March 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Adam Smith Institute,
23 Great Smith Street, London, SW1P 3BL United Kingdom
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Is the UK’s penal system working? What can we learn from the US and economic research to make prisons more effective at preventing reducing crime both inside and outside prison? Nick Herbert MP and Dr David Skarbek discuss their research and recommendations for policy-makers. Nick Herbert is Conservative Party MP for Arundel and South Downs, and served as Minister of State for Policing and Criminal Justice between 2010 and 2012. During this time Nick championed the creation of elected Police…

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Free

Book Launch: Renaissance for Reform

March 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
IEA,
2 Lord North Street, London, SW1P 3LB United Kingdom
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(co-published by the IEA in partnership with Timbro) by Dr Nima Sanandaji and Prof Stefan Fölster. In Renaissance for Reform Nima Sanandaji and Stefan Fölster show that, in spite of initial resistance to market reforms, governments that implement them are rewarded by voters. This finding is true for both centre-right and left-leaning parties. However, the strongest finding, which goes against conventional wisdom, is that left-leaning governments that have won re-election have been those most keen on increasing economic freedom. Furthermore,…

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The Freedom Festival

March 14 - 16
Days Hotel,
Bournemouth, BH1 3AB United Kingdom
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We are very pleased to announce details of The Freedom Festival, an amazing weekend for anyone who cares about freedom and liberty. From Friday 14 to Sunday 16 March, attendees will play an active part in discussions and debates about the big political, economic and moral issues. Over the weekend, you’ll rub shoulders with some of the most inspirational pro-freedom speakers from the UK and overseas – Dan Hannan, Robin Harris, Ruth Lea, Mark Littlewood, Tom Palmer, Toby Young and…

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40-55€

2014 European Students For Liberty Conference

March 14 - 16
Humboldt University,
Berlin, Germany
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European Students For Liberty is proud to present the third annual ESFL Conference at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany, with the help of Atlas Leadership Academy. Join ESFL from Friday, the 14th of March until Sunday, the 16th of March for a weekend of inspiring lectures, insightful knowledge, and endless networking with pro-liberty students and young professionals from around the world. About: The goal of the conference is to bring classical liberal/pro-liberty/libertarian students from across Europe together, to exchange experience…

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Free

DEADLINE: Young Writer on Liberty Competition

March 17
Adam Smith Institute,
23 Great Smith Street, London, SW1P 3BL United Kingdom
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The Adam Smith Institute invites you to enter our annual ‘Young Writer on Liberty’ competition. This year’s theme is: Three policy choices to make the UK a Freer Country Each entrant must write three essays in the style of the ASI blog, each no longer than 400 words, and each explaining a different policy choice that could make the UK freer, richer and happier. No policy choice is out of the question—indeed counterintuitive policy choices may be particularly interesting if…

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Free

Money Mania: Booms, Panics, and Busts from Ancient Rome to the Great Meltdown

March 25 @ 6:30 pm - March 26 @ 8:00 pm
IEA,
2 Lord North Street, London, SW1P 3LB United Kingdom
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Financial crises are to us what natural disasters were to our ancient ancestors. From ancient Rome to the Great Meltdown of 2008, their unpredictable nature and punishing aftermath have made them objects of mystery and morbid fascination. In this sweeping account, acclaimed commentator and financier Bob Swarup examines our shared history of financial speculation and its consequences. Money Mania tracks and analyses the persistent seduction of our senses by new investment opportunities; the subsuming of individuals into the euphoria of…

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April 2014
£29-69

Liberty League Freedom Forum 2014

April 11 - 13
UCL Institute of Child Health,
London, WC1N 1EH United Kingdom
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Join us for Freedom Forum 2014, the UK’s largest gathering of pro-liberty students and young professionals! Friday 11th April 7pm – Sunday 13th April 5pm The UK’s largest conference for pro-liberty students and young people, with talks on economics, philosophy, public policy, politics and history, and training sessions in debating, student activism, and journalism from leading experts. This year’s line-up of speakers include Cody Wilson, inventor of the first 3D printed gun, Detlev Schlichter, author of Paper Money Collapse, Ted…

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