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  • The Road to Serfdom

    The Road to Serfdom
    av Friedrich, A. Hayek

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255365765

    This is a condensed edition of 'The Road to Serfdom' republished in this edition with 'The Intellectuals and Socialism' (originally published in 1949). In 'The Road to Serfdom' F. A. Hayek set out the danger posed to freedom by attempts to apply the…

  • An Introduction to Democracy

    An Introduction to Democracy

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255367974

    What is democracy? How does it work? What are its strengths – and its shortcomings? Two-thirds of the world’s population, in over 100 countries, live under governments that claim to be democratic. Yet few of those governments live up to…

  • The Economics of International Development: Foreign Aid versus Freedom for the World's Poor

    The Economics of International Development: Foreign Aid versus Freedom for the World's Poor
    av William Easterly

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255367318

    Foreign aid and overseas military intervention have been important and controversial political topics for over a decade. The government's controversial target to spend 0.7 per cent of national income on foreign aid has been widely welcomed by some,…

  • Top Dogs and Fat Cats

    Top Dogs and Fat Cats

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255367738

    Top pay has risen much faster than average pay in the past 20 years. Today there's widespread public concern about the apparent excesses of some pay deals in the corporate sector - although people are more forgiving of the rewards to entrepreneurs,…

  • Morals and Markets

    Morals and Markets
    av Jonathan Sacks

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255364249

    Professor Jonathan Sacks' 1988 IEA Hayek Memorial Lecture on Morals and Markets was generally regarded as one of the most stimulating contributions to this subject in recent years. The institute therefore commissioned three other distinguished autho…

  • How Many Light Bulbs Does It Take to Change the World?

    How Many Light Bulbs Does It Take to Change the World?
    av Matt Ridley

    Pocket - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255367851

    Almost every schoolchild learns that Thomas Edison invented the light bulb. But did he? And if he hadn’t invented it, would we be still living in the dark? Acclaimed author Matt Ridley (The Rational Optimist, The Evolution of Everything) expla…

  • Taxation and Red Tape

    Taxation and Red Tape
    av Francis Chittenden

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255366120

    Successive governments have promised to reduce business red tape, whilst doing nothing about it. In fact, with regard to the tax system, ever-greater numbers of taxes and ever-greater complexity have increased burdens on business. This trend has bee…

  • Taming Leviathan

    Taming Leviathan

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255366076

    In the last fifty years, many aspects of socialism have been rolled back around the world. Indeed, in the 1990s, following the collapse of communism in Central and Eastern Europe, it seemed as if classical liberal ideas had triumphed. But this did n…

  • Rise, Rise and Rise of Government Spending

    Rise, Rise and Rise of Government Spending
    av David B. Smith

    Häftad - 2011 - ISBN: 9780255366397

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  • Re-Privatising Welfare

    Re-Privatising Welfare

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255363846

    There is now widespread recognition of the difficulties of continuing with state monopolies of 'welfare provision'. Hence evidence is being sought on the possible benefits of private provision of education, medical care, housing, pensions and unempl…

  • Ralph Harris in His Own Words

    Ralph Harris in His Own Words
    av Ralph Harris

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255366212

    When Lord Harris of High Cross (Ralph Harris) died, in October 2006 at the age of 81, the tributes to him described him as one of the 'men who changed Britain'. Friends and opponents alike acknowledged that Ralph, in his role as General Director of…

  • How Markets Work

    How Markets Work
    av Israel M. Kirzner

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255364041

  • What Price Civil Justice?

    What Price Civil Justice?
    av Sir Alan Peacock

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255364294

    In Britain the costs of justice - to taxpayers and litigants - have been rising faster than GDP. For efficiency reasons and to encourage innovation, reform is required and some action is already underway. But reform is complicated because 'justice'…

  • Classical Liberalism - A Primer

    Classical Liberalism - A Primer
    av Eamonn Butler

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255367073

    Classical liberalism is one of the most important political and social philosophies. Indeed, this set of ideas was crucial in bringing the modern world into existence. It fostered a political climate in which economies were free to develop and gover…

  • Public Service Broadcasting without the BBC?

    Public Service Broadcasting without the BBC?
    av Sir Alan Peacock

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255365659

    Eighteen years ago, Professor Sir Alan Peacock made radical proposals in a report commissioned by the then Government on the future funding of the BBC. These proposals involved making subscription to the BBC voluntary but providing a fund that would…

  • Government Failure

    Government Failure

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255365529

    This selection of E G West's papers contains a wealth of economic and philosophical analysis which can guide policymakers in the field of Education. They also show how state monopoly provision of education has led to a particular model of schooling…

  • Power Cut?

    Power Cut?
    av Carlo Stagnaro

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255367165

    By any measure, the privatisation and liberalisation of the UK energy industry was an enromous success. And yet the public are not convinced. As energy expert Carlo Stagnaro shows in this important book, the re-regulation of the market in the UK, to…

  • Reforming Land-Use Planning

    Reforming Land-Use Planning
    av John Corkindale

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255364461

    The conventional wisdom in land use planning circles is that the 1947 Town and Country Planning Acts represent the most important step forward in the history of British land use planning. This is not a view that is based on systematic evaluation and…

  • Living with Leviathan

    Living with Leviathan
    av David B. Smith

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255365796

    David Smith shows the damage that is caused to economic welfare by high taxation. He also shows how unequal the distribution of public spending is across the regions of the United Kingdom. Future developments in public spending are examined, togethe…

  • Trouble in Store?

    Trouble in Store?
    av Terry Burke

    Häftad - 1996 - ISBN: 9780255363747

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  • Central Banking in a Free Society

    Central Banking in a Free Society
    av Tim Congdon

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255366236

    The author covers the Northern Rock affair and the subsequent instability in the UK financial system in the context of the history and desired future role of the Bank of England as a central bank. Tim Congdon, a respected monetary economist, shows h…

  • The Poverty of Development Economics

    The Poverty of Development Economics
    av Deepak Lal

    Inbunden - 2002 - ISBN: 9780255365192

    This is a classic IEA text, first Published in 1983, but revised and expanded in 1997. Its critique of that type of 'development economics' highly influential in the early 1980s, which the author branded the 'dirigiste dogma', proved extremely contr…

  • Corporate Governance

    Corporate Governance
    av Elaine Sternberg

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255365420

    Corporate governance has come to prominence in recent years because of the perceived political importance of issues such as executive pay and apparent accounting scandals. As might be expected in this frenzied climate, politicians have reacted. US p…

  • Quack Policy

    Quack Policy
    av Jamie Whyte

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255366731

    Politicians and lobbyists who promote new regulations and taxes typically claim to have science on their side. Scientific evidence shows that the actions they wish to discourage are harmful and that government intervention would reduce this harm. Ye…

  • The Tropical Rain Forest

    The Tropical Rain Forest
    av P. Stott

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255364850

    Our attachment to the tropical rain forest has grown over the past hundred years from a minority colonial pursuit to mainstream environmental obsession. The tropical rain forest has variously been assumed to be the world's most important repository…

  • New Protectionists

    New Protectionists
    av Marcus Noland

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255364676

    For half a century the US Congress effectively evaded its constitutional duty by allowing the US President to take the lead in the formulation of trade policy. The result was a system which avoided the danger of log-rolling exercises when setting ta…

  • Taking the Measure of Poverty

    Taking the Measure of Poverty
    av Richard Pryke

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255363716

    In this critique of the DSS's HBAI poverty statistics Dr Richard Pryke suggests six major weaknesses which, once taken into account, give a radically different picture of poverty in the UK.

  • Malaria and the DDT Story

    Malaria and the DDT Story
    av Richard Tren

    Inbunden - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255364997

    Malaria kills millions of people each year and hundreds of millions more suffer chronic illness. Economic development is inhibited and poverty is perpetuated. Tren and Bate argue that action against malaria is over-centralised and narrowly focused,…

  • Global Education

    Global Education
    av J. Tooley

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255364751

    The first edition of this pioneering book produced surprising conclusions from research around the world into the extent of private education. James Tooley challenged the prevailing wisdom that private education fosters social and economic inequalit…

  • Wheels of Fortune

    Wheels of Fortune
    av Fred Harrison

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255365895

    It is often assumed that government intervention is required to bring to fruition large scale infrastructure projects because the large initial capital outlays such projects require must be funded from the public purse. In "Wheels of Fortune", Fred…

  • An Introduction to Trade and Globalisation

    An Introduction to Trade and Globalisation

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255368032

    International trade has created a highly interdependent world. Everyday products - such as phones, trainers or cars - are designed, manufactured and assembled across several different countries, by countless different companies, both large and small…

  • Prohibitions

    Prohibitions

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255365857

    This collection of essays examines those areas where the freedom of individual men and women to voluntarily engage in mutually advantageous exchanges is prohibited or restricted by government. The authors critically examine the economic and philosop…

  • Central Bank Independence

    Central Bank Independence
    av Geoffrey E. Wood

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255363150

    CONTENTS: Introduction; The Meaning of Independence; Why Independence?; The Data & its Analysis; Conclusions.

  • Ludwig Von Mises

    Ludwig Von Mises
    av Eamonn Butler

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255366298

    Ludwig von Mises was one of the greatest economists and political scientists of the twentieth century. He revolutionised the understanding of money, inflation and recessions; comprehensively refuted the arguments for socialism; and, provided a devas…

  • Green Goods?

    Green Goods?
    av Julian Morris

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255364416

    In the late 1980s concern over the validity of environmental claims led to demands for the creation of schemes that would provide the consumer with verified environmental information. In response, governments and private sector companies developed s…

  • Global Greens, Global Governance

    Global Greens, Global Governance
    av Jeremy A. Rabkin

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255364720

    This classic publication exposes the efforts of the environmental movement to undermine individual freedom by promoting the growth of authoritarian and unaccountable global institutions. Over the course of the past fifteen years, environmental organ…

  • Regulating Utilities

    Regulating Utilities

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255364065

    Utility regulation has become not only a major area for academic research but an important economic policy issue. Every year the Institute, in conjunction with the London Business School, publishes a volume of Readings which provides an intellectual…

  • Regulating Utilities

    Regulating Utilities

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255363815

    Now that privatisation of utilities is substantially complete, regulation has become a major economic and political issue. To provide an intellectual basis for utility regulation, each year the Institute in conjunction with the London Business Schoo…

  • Education without the State

    Education without the State
    av James Tooley

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255366410

    Functional illiteracy, youth delinquency and lack of technological innovation all point to the failures of state schooling. They raise the question of why governments should be involved in education at all. One justification for state intervention i…

  • Education without the State

    Education without the State
    av James Tooley

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255363808

    Functional illiteracy, youth delinquency and lack of technological innovation all point to the failures of state schooling. They raise the question of why governments should be involved in education at all. One justification for state intervention i…

  • Bastiat's 'The Law'

    Bastiat's 'The Law'
    av Norman Barry

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255365093

    Frederick Bastiat dismantles Socialism, the Nanny State, the Welfare State, Pro-Business Cronyism, and all the other forms of government interference in people's lives. He destroys the perverse logic of the Do-Gooders who want to help one group or a…

  • The Myth of Social Cost

    The Myth of Social Cost
    av Steven N.S. Cheung

    Häftad - 1978 - ISBN: 9780255361125

    For over 50 years economists have argued that where private costs or benefits differ from social costs or benefits - in noise, smells, congestion, pollution of the environment - there is a 'clear case' for government intervention to correct the dive…

  • Beyond Universities

    Beyond Universities
    av Douglas Hague

    Häftad - 2013 - ISBN: 9780255366908

    Universities in the UK have traditionally operated under a common system which institutionalises important restrictive practices. They have operated in a cartel whose output had been regulated by government. The individual firms (ie universities) ar…

  • Money and Asset Prices in Boom and Bust

    Money and Asset Prices in Boom and Bust
    av Tim Congdon

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255365703

    By considering recent and historical events such as the Great Depression, episodes of boom and bust in the UK, and the malaise in Japan in the 1990s and the early 21st century, monetary economist Tim Congdon is able to show how monetary policy affec…

  • Hayek's The Constitution of Liberty

    Hayek's The Constitution of Liberty
    av Eugene F. Miller

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255366373

    F A Hayek's 'The Constitution of Liberty' has a profound effect on the thinking of a generation of scholars, students and even politicians. There is a sense in which it is regarded as a manifesto of traditional liberalism. But the book has a complex…

  • Flaws and Ceilings

    Flaws and Ceilings

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255367011

    Price controls across many sectors are currently being hotly debated. New controls in the housing market, more onerous minimum wages, minimum prices for alcohol, and freezes on energy prices are very high up the agenda of most politicians at the mom…

  • Catholic Social Teaching and the Market Economy

    Catholic Social Teaching and the Market Economy

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255365819

    Throughout history, but particularly in the last century or so, the Catholic Church has developed a formal body of teaching on economic and political matters. Other Christian faiths have absorbed much of that work, as have non-Christians, and thus t…

  • Government: Whose Obedient Servant?

    Government: Whose Obedient Servant?
    av Gordon Tullock

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255364829

    In Government: Whose Obedient Servant?, three economists provide an account of the theory of public choice and its applications without the technical jargon which makes it difficult for newcomers to appreciate the importance of this branch of econom…

  • Less Than Zero

    Less Than Zero
    av George Selgin

    Häftad - 1997 - ISBN: 9780255364027

    This book sets out to explain the complexity of why increased production does not that always bring with it lower prices. According to the book, those who look upon monetary expansion as a way to eradicate almost all unemployment fail to appreciate…

  • Property Rights and the Environment

    Property Rights and the Environment
    av Guiliano d'Auria

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255364713

    University courses in environmental economics tend to focus almost exclusively on the role of the state in protecting the environment. However, as these essays show, some less trepid students have discovered that individuals can and do protect the e…

  • Paths to Property

    Paths to Property
    av Peter J. Boettke

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255365826

    Sub-Saharan Africa has received tens of billions of dollars in foreign aid over the last fifty years, yet economic development has remained elusive. In many countries absolute poverty has increased and life expectancy has declined. Karol Boudreaux a…

  • WHO, What and Why?

    WHO, What and Why?
    av Roger Scruton

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780255364874

    Trans-National Government, Legitimacy and the WHO. Roger Scruton examines the activities of transnational institutions (the United Nations and its affiliates) and finds that they are, in effect, exercising legislative powers, so bypassing national l…