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Kate Andrews

IEA: What Is The Best Way To Measure Poverty in Britain?

Kate Andrews
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IEA: What Is The Best Way To Measure Poverty in Britain?
What is the best way to measure poverty? Intuitively, this question might not seem necessary – surely, we know poverty when we see it. But while we can probably agree that the inhabitants of Victorian slums were in poverty, in many cases today things aren’t so clear cut. Our Chief Economist Julian Jessop examines this question in light of recent research from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, warning of rises in child and pensioner poverty.
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Julian Jessop


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Kate Andrews

IEA: The Myth of Scandinavian Socialism

Kate Andrews
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IEA: The Myth of Scandinavian Socialism
Left-wing movements in Britain, and further afield, are increasingly citing the Scandinavian or Nordic economic model as a desirable alternative to capitalism. But is Scandinavian socialism really all its cracked up to be? Today, Dr Steve Davies and Kate Andrews of the IEA put the Nordic model under the spotlight – and examine to what extent these countries are indeed socialist, or even ‘left wing’.
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Dr Steve Davies


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Kate Andrews

IEA: The World Economy; why people still feel nervous

Kate Andrews
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IEA: The World Economy; why people still feel nervous
Despite showing good signs of health for the first time in a long time, people continue to feel anxious about the state of the world’s economy. Interviewed by the IEA’s Kate Andrews, Head of Education Dr Steve Davies explains what he believes to be the two-folded reason for this: First, the insecurity of China’s banking system, which has produced unsustainable bubbles that are bound to burst at some point. Second, the state of the world’s money system, including the extended use of quantitative easing and low interest rates, which have also created their own set of bubbles, particularly in real estate.
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Dr Steve Davies


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Kate Andrews

IEA: Will Planes Still Fly After Brexit?

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IEA: Will Planes Still Fly After Brexit?
What impact will Brexit have on British aviation and our ability to travel? That’s a question that’s been on many peoples’ lips recently, following warnings from the boss of Ryanair and other key industry figures, that flights between the UK and the EU could be grounded for months unless replacements for EU airline agreements are struck before Britain leaves the bloc. The IEA’s Chief Economist and head of the Brexit Unit, Julian Jessop, will weigh up the evidence, along with Digital Officer Madeline Grant, and decide whether these warnings stack up to reality.
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Julian Jessop, Madeline Grant


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Kate Andrews

IEA show: In Conversation with Daniel Hannan

Kate Andrews
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IEA show: In Conversation with Daniel Hannan
Today we're joined by Daniel Hannan, MEP for South East England, President of the Institute for Free Trade, and a leading voice in the Vote Leave campaign – interviewed by the IEA's Chief Economist Julian Jessop. With European and British negotiators seemingly at loggerheads - Dan gives his view on what's actually going on behind closed doors. Dan and Julian also discuss how much should be paid in a 'Brexit Bill', what the transitional arrangement should look like, and the potential benefits of trading unilaterally.
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Daniel Hannan


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