The Meetings Archive page lists past meetings (date, speaker and topic), together with the presentation and supporting papers when these have been provided to us by the speaker. They are listed in order of the dates on which the meetings were held. If you do not know the date of the meeting in which you are interested, and since the list is by now rather long, it is suggested that you search by name of speaker or by subject.

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June 15th, 2022

Alan Barlow “Purpose Delivered” presentation

May 18th, 2022

Ron Smith “Why New Weapons are Deliered Late, Over-budget and Below Performance” presentation

April 20th, 2022

Mike Williams “The Growth in Government Debt: What to do” presentation

March 16th, 2022

Chris Tarry “The Future of Global Aviation Industry: Implications for Airlines, Airports and Passengers” presentation

February 16th, 2022

Philip Kelly “Mongolia: Policy and Chamge 1990-2020″ presentation

November 17th, 2021

Malcolm Summerfield “Gaza: Socio-Economic Status and Water Challenges” presentation

October 22th, 2021

David Parish “Decarbonising the Power Sector” presentation

July 21st, 2021

Alex Tilley “How the Aid Transparency Index Drives Change” presentation

June 16th, 2021

Malcolm Summerfield (ICEA Member) “Sri Lanka – Civil War and Economic Recovery – A View” presentation

May 19th, 2021

Ken Grundey ICEA Member “Ship Registration” presentation

April 21st, 2021

Rachel Armstrong, KPMG Australia “The Gender Pay Gap” presentation

March 17th, 2021

Nicholas Haslam “Syria” presentation

February 17th, 2021

Mark Watson “Dominica: Disaster and Recovery following Extreme Weather Events” presentation

January 20th, 2021

James Morton “Measuring the Impact of Impact Investing” presentation

November 18th, 2020

Malcolm Summerfield “St Helena – Now the Airport is Open” presentation

October 21st, 2020

Paul Le Blond “Past and Present Airports Policy for London and the South East” presentation

July 15th, 2020

Ron Smith “Economic Forecasting – Why nobody knows anything” presentation

May 20th, 2020

Marianne Moore “Feminist Economics: The Need for Feminist Economics; Contents; Introduction What do they want now?” presentation
Marianne Moore “Feminist Economics: What does Feminism Argue; What does this mean for economics?; Chapter I; Productive; Un-Productive” presentation
Marianne Moore “Feminist Economics: Gross Domestic Product; Q1 Who Cooked Adam Smith’s Dinner?; A:C Margaret Douglas (His Mum); Economic Context; Subordination in the Census” presentation
Marianne Moore “Feminist Economics: Q2 What is the Monetary value of unpaid carework worldwide; A:A Unpaid carework etc.; Take the Economics System; Add Women; AND Stir” presentation
Marianne Moore “Feminist Economics: Chapter II; Rational; Inferior; Economic Androcentrism; Economic Assumptions; Economic Frame of Reference” presentation
Marianne Moore “Feminist Economics: More Inclusive Assumption; Chapter III; Good for Growth; Good for Growth; Government and Military” presentation
Marianne Moore “Feminist Economics: Q3 Is GWP Growth Possible Foreover; GDP Per Capita (1990$)?; Does growth for the Rich Really Help the Poor?; Business from this Perspective; Scarcity Consciousness; Abundance Consciousness” presentation
Marianne Moore “Feminist Economics: The Doughnut; The Doughnut; Reinventing Money; Re-designing Business” presentation
Marianne Moore “Feminist Economics: Recent Developments” presentation
Marianne Moore “Feminist Economics: Summary” presentation
Marianne Moore “Feminist Economics: My Business is Feminist; The Greek Root etc.; Summary; Thank you for Listening” presentation

February 19th, 2020

Geoffrey Payne “Urban Development and Land Tenure – Best Practice for Developing Countries” presentation

January 15th, 2020

Anja Shortland “Ransom Kidnap-flyer” presentation

November 19th, 2019

Leslie Sklair “The Economic Consequences of not taking the Anthropocene Seriously” presentation

October 16th, 2019

Emma Sauvanet “Supporting SME Growth in Jordan” presentation

July 16th, 2019

Peter Darley, ICEA Member “The King’s Cross Story – ICEA” presentation

June 19th, 2019

Saoirse Mallorie “Do UK Universities Deliver Value for Money?” presentation

May 15th, 2019

Jim Winpenny “Tke Riddle of UK Productivity” presentation

April 03th, 2019

Tim Tutton “Government and Independent Regulation: how things have evolved since Privatisation” presentation

March 06th, 2019

Ben Good, CEO, Energy 4 Impact “The Challenge of Energy Access in Africa: What to do about the 600m without power?” presentation

February 06th, 2019

Dr Barry Humphreys CBE “Airline Regilation and Brexit” presentation

January 16th, 2019

Ron Smith “Defence Economics” presentation

November 07th, 2019

J Mark Bishop “Robots and the Economy” presentation

October 11th, 2018

David Clarke “Positive Money 10 Years on” presentation

July 11th, 2018

Has been Cancelled

June 20th, 2018

Prof. Dimitrios P Tsomocos “Greece and the Euro” presentation

May 15th, 2018

Robert Mwanamanga “Does Foreign Aid Promote Growth? Evidence from Malawi” presentation

April 03, 2018

Has been cancelled

March 21st, 2018

Duncan McCann “The Pros and Cons of the Universal Basic Income” presentation

February 13th, 2018

Dr Jonathan Fisher (ICEA Member) “Environmental regulation: economic impact and post-Brexit perspectives” presentation

January 09th, 2018

Ron Smith “Calculating the Cost of Conflict” presentation

November 15th, 2017

Prof. Tony Travers “London’s Role in the UK Economy – and the Future Challenges it Faces” presentation

October 10th, 2017

Ed Straw “A New System of Government: What it would look like & Why not?” presentation

July 11th, 2017

Daniel Hulls “A new Approach to Agricultural Development in Africa” presentation

June 14th, 2017

Dr Judith Plummer Braeckman “Delays in infrastructure projects” presentation

May 17th, 2017

Hugh Goldsmith “Infrastructure economics and finance in the (very) long run” presentation

April 11th, 2017

Hilary Sunman “A very different land: memories of Empire from the farmlands of Kenya” presentation

March 15th, 2017

James Morton “GM Crops – A Proxy War in Africa” presentation

February 15th, 2017

John Gower “Reform of Nigeria’s Power Sector” presentation

January 11th, 2017

Prof. Carol Propper, CBE FBA “Competition in Healthcare” presentation

November 9th, 2016

Dr Dan O’Neill “The Case for a Steady State Economy” presentation

October 12th, 2016

Corin Jones “Mainstreaming Better Cotton for Global Sustainable Impact” presentation

July 5th, 2016

Dr Peter Davis “Ebola virus disease in Sierra Leone: economic impact and recovery” presentation

June 8th, 2016

Stefan Dercon “Informal presentation” presentation

May 11th, 2016

Matthew Juden “Are Randomised Controlled Trials the New Gold Standard in Development Evaluation” presentation

April 12th, 2016

Patrick Meehan “Promises and Pitfalls on Burma/Myanmar’s road to reform” presentation

March 9th, 2016

Jim Winpenny (ICEA Member) “Finding the money for water” presentation

February 18th, 2016

Dr Costas Mitropoulos “Not managing an economic crisis: lessons from Greece” presentation

January 13th, 2016

Malcolm Summerfield “Chagos Islands (Indian Ocean): Economic and Financial Implications of Possible Resettlement” presentation

November 04th, 2015

Martin Blaiklock “Infrastructure: Why the Lack of Investment” presentation

October 07th, 2015

Adil Hussain “Islamic Finance – Market Insights and Structures” presentation

July 15th, 2015

Conrad Fritsch “Revisiting Soviet Collective Agriculture: 20 Years after Restructuring” presentation

June 17th, 2015

Greg Kaser “Why is Nuclear Energy so (Damn) Expensive?” presentation

May 13th, 2015

Harry Shutt “Life after the (next) financial crisis” presentation

April 15th, 2015

Robin Anson “Pass-Through Analysis of Fibre Prices in the Cotton Supply Chain”

March 11th, 2015

Prof Julian Cooper “The Russian Economy in a Time of Troubles” presentation

February 11th, 2015

Prof Henry G Overman “The economic future of British cities: what should urban policy do?” presentation

January 14th, 2015

Dr Katya Kocourek “The EU Banking Union Outside the Euro Area”, the speaker has requested that this presentation should be available to ICEA members only, anyone wishing to receive a copy please contact

November 11th, 2014

Sam Fankhauser “Putting a Price on Carbon” presentation

October 15th, 2014

Nick Kochan “Money laundering: western countries’ gift to corrupt politicians in the developing world presentation

July 16th, 2014

John Francies “Kabul Bank: Fraud, Governance and Clean-up presentation

June 18th, 2014

Dr Peter Abelson (B.A.Oxon, Ph.D. Lond. “Is Australia still the Lucky Country? A view of Australia: from the inside” presentation

May 21st, 2014

David Williams “Yes, But what about China?” Renewable energy in the BRICS” presentation

April 9th, 2014

Alan Barlow “Addressing Corruption in Developing Countries–the Work of Integrity Action” presentation

March 19th, 2014

Alistair Gammell “The Pew Charitable Trusts and its Work to Establish Large Protected Marine Reserves” presentation

January 22nd, 2014

Ray Tomkins “Is the UK still leading power sector reform?” presentation

November 27th, 2013

Dr James Morton “International Aid and the two Sudans – a Case Study in Aid Effectiveness” presentation

October 16th, 2013

Sam Parker “Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor” presentation

July 09th, 2013

Ben Prynn “The Private Finance Initiative” presentation

June 11th, 2013

Tim Leunig “A new Solution for Heathrow” Anyone wishing to receive a copy of the presentation please contact Tim Leunig the speaker direct on this email

April 09th, 2013

Malcolm Summerfield “The Economies of Small Islands: The Case of Pitcairn, Tristan da Cunha and St Helena” presentation

March 12th, 2013

Peter Dixon “Tidal Energy: Economic Reality or Fantasy?’” presentation

February 12th, 2013

Andrew Gibbons and Neil Davies “Helping get the Biggest Bang for the Taxpayer’s Buck-What Economists in the MOD Do’” presentation

January 15th, 2013

Nigel Wilkins “Financial Regulation” [No presentation available]

November 13th, 2012

Rachel English “Rural Energy Accesss–a Personal Perspective’” presentation

October 09th, 2012

David Henderson “The Case Against ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’” presentation

July 10th, 2012

David Parish “Afghanistan: Unsustainable Development?” PowerPoint presentation

June 12th, 2012

Roy Behnke “The governance of the African commons” No presentation available

May 15th, 2012

Dr Emma Mawdsley “The Rising Powers and International Development: what can anthropology tell
us about international relations?”
PowerPoint presentation

April 17th, 2012

Sean Baine “Why more equality is better for everyone – the evidence presented in The Spirit Level” PowerPoint presentation

March 13th, 2012

Bridget Rosewell “Reconciling Short Term and Long Term Investments an Infrastructure – Where is this Done Well?” PowerPoint presentation

February 14th, 2012

Prof Christine Whitehead “The UK Housing Market: will it ever be the same again?” PowerPoint presentation

January 10th, 2012

George Magnus “Whither Europe?” presentation

November 16th, 2011

John Christensen “Tax havens: how to tackle these “Treasure Islands”?” presentation

October 11th, 2011

Glenn Athey “England’s Regional Development Agencies-from abolition to lessons learnt for the future” PowerPoint presentation

September 21st, 2011

Members celebrated the silver jubilee of ICEA at a party in the Art Workers’ Guild. Pictures from party in the Art Workers’ Guild

July 13th, 2011

James Morton “How to Govern Darfur?” presentation

June 14th, 2011

Sue Holloway “The charity and its Work” presentation

May 11th, 2011

Mark Lowcock “Changing lives, delivering results: the government’s international development priorities” PowerPoint presentation

April 12th, 2011

Dr Peter Collecott “Brazil: has the future finally arrived?” PowerPoint presentation

March 24th, 2011

Costas Mitropoulos “The Eurozone and Greek Sovereign debt crisis” PowerPoint presentation

February 8th, 2011

Gregory Smith “Planning and budgeting in Southern Sudan” PowerPoint presentation

January 18th, 2011

Dr Eamonn Molloy “Optimism bias in major infrastructure projects” PowerPoint presentation

November 9th, 2010

Jim Steer “The case for high speed rail in the UK” PowerPoint presentation

October 12th, 2010

Anna Coote “21 hours: the case for a much shorter working week” PowerPoint presentation

July 13th, 2010

Anke Hoeffler “Causes and consequences of Civil War” PowerPoint presentation

June 8th, 2010

Phil Vernon “How to improve the effectiveness of development aid” PowerPoint presentation

May 11th, 2010

Jeremy Drew “European rail policy” PowerPoint presentation

April 13th, 2010

Jamie Simpson/Ted Laing “Ports” PowerPoint presentation

March 2nd, 2010

John Kay “The industry of finance” PowerPoint presentation

February 9th, 2010

David Stubbs “The privatisation of Royal Mail” PowerPoint presentation

January 21st, 2010

Carol Wills “Fair trade: development initiative, market standard or political movement? Whatever you think does it make sense economically?” PowerPoint presentation

November 9th, 2009

Christopher Gilbert “Excessive speculation” PowerPoint presentation

October 13th, 2009

Peter Fowler “Economic and political development and prospects in Bangladesh” Presentation notes

July 7th, 2009

Roger Allport “Improving decision-maing for major urban rail projects” PowerPoint presentation

June 16th, 2009

Sophie Tremolet “Private money for public water: a safe haven in the midst of a financial ftorm?” PowerPoint presentation

May 12th, 2009

Andrew Oswald “Happiness and economic policy” PowerPoint presentation

April 21st, 2009

George Magnus “Out of the fire of financial crisis into the frying pan of demographic change: how on earth will we cope?” Presentation notes

March 10th, 2009

David Parish “Power sector reform in Asia (second edition)” PowerPoint presentation

January 13th, 2009

David Parish “Power sector reeform in Asia: is it working?” PowerPoint presentation

October 7th, 2008

Peter Darley/Jeremy Berkoff “The Dead Sea: should it be saved?” PowerPoint presentation

July 8th, 2008

Robin Pratt “Spectrum allocation: challenges for a world connected without wires” Presentation notes

June 9th, 2008

Nick Bates/Hilary Sunman “Trading for peace: achieving security and poverty reduction through trade in natural resources in the Great Lakes area” PowerPoint presentation

May 13th, 2008

Sir Christopher Foster “Improving the governing of Britain” Presentation notes

April 8th, 2008

David Quarmby “Transport for London: the last ten years and looking forward” PowerPoint presentation

March 3rd, 2008

Daniel Large “Is China taking over Africa?” PowerPoint presentation

February 12th, 2008

Dr Christopher Stevens “Biofuels and development: will the EU help or hinder?” PowerPoint presentation

January 8th, 2008

Malcolm Green “Reform and governance in Palestine political and economic issues facing Israel and Palestine in 2008″ PowerPoint presentation
Malcolm Green “Notes from the meeting” Presentation notes

November 13th, 2007

James Morton “The research/practice interface a practitioner’s view” PowerPoint presentation

October 9th, 2007

Dimitri Zenghalis “The Stern review: economics of climate change: value judgments, welfare weights and discounting” PowerPoint presentation

July 10th, 2007

Jeremy Berkoff “Meeting report on opium” Presentation notes
Jeremy Berkoff “The economics of opium: implications for drugs reform” PowerPoint presentation
Jeremy Berkoff “The opium economy: a possible approach to reform, (draft paper), June 2007″ Presentation notes

June 12th, 2007

Dr Celia Szusterman “The changing economic and political relationship between Latin America and China” PowerPoint presentation

May 8th, 2007

Judith Plummer “Can India solve its power criris?” Presentation notes

April 12th, 2007

Bojan Markovic “The impact of Chinese macro-economic policy on European economic prospects: should Europe be wary about China’s peg to the dollar” PowerPoint presentation

March 13th, 2007

Garth Armstrong “The Western Balkans; economic progress and problems” PowerPoint presentation

February 13th, 2007

Professor Paul E M Reynolds “Pakistan, challenges in political economic development” PowerPoint presentation
Professor Paul E M Reynolds “Pakistan talk” Presentation notes

January 9th, 2007

Elaine Trimble “Planning an environmental city in China: the Dongtan Masterplan” Presentation notes

November 14th, 2006

Nigel Harris “Is there a future for immigration?” Presentation notes

October 12th, 2006

Martin Wolf “Globalization and his recent book: why globalization works” PowerPoint presentation
Martin Wolf “Why globalization works” Presentation notes

July 11th, 2006

Chris Smith “The new approach to the appraisal of transport projects” Presentation notes

June 13th, 2006

Susan Kramer “Access to micro-finance in the developing world: a Liberal Democrat perspective” Presentation notes

May 9th, 2006

Professor John Appleby “Will patient choice improve the NHS?” Meetin notice

April 11th, 2006

Stuart Reynolds “A new era of global steel: the end of state control and protectionism” PowerPoint presentation

March 14th, 2006

Professor Paul E M Reynolds “Donor-funded technical assistance, lessons from the front line” PowerPoint presentation
Philip Kelly “Donor-funded technical assistance, lessons from the front line” PowerPoint presentation

February 14th, 2006

Fadi Hakura “The Turkish economy and its prospects: preparing for the EU” PowerPoint presentation

January 10th, 2006

Martin Adams “Land reform and land administration in Sub-Saharan Africa” Presentation notes
Elizabeth Daley “Land reform and land administration in Sub-Saharan Africa” Presentation notes

November 8th, 2005

Ian Alexander “Providing incentives for regulated infrastructure companies to deliver investment” PowerPoint presentation

October 11th, 2005

Paul Reynolds “The Chinese economy: soft landing? Hard landing? Or worse?” PowerPoint presentation

July 5th, 2005

Graham Todd “Tourism: where is the largest industry in the world heading?” PowerPoint presentation
Graham Todd “Tourism summary” Presentation notes

June 7th, 2005

Clive Daniels/Chris Castles/James McLeod “Role of the Consulting Economists: past, present and future” Presentation notes
Clive Daniels/Chris Castles/James McLeod “Consulting Economists” PowerPoint presentation

May 10th, 2005

Sheila Page “Agriculture in the WTO: negotiations, disputes and vested interests” Presentation notes
Sheila Page “Doha development agenda” Presentation notes

April 5th, 2005

Simon Smith “The strategies and effects of low-cost airlines” PowerPoint presentation

March 1st, 2005

Anthony White “Carbon trading: how does the EU scheme function and how important is it?” PowerPoint presentation

February 1st, 2005

Richard Dowden “What can turn Africa round?” Meeting notice

January 11th, 2005

Kevin Magner/Robin Pratt “Public private partnerships: does location matter?” PowerPoint presentation

November 2nd, 2004

Lord Megnad Desai “Development economics in an age of globalisation: has the subject change? Is it helpful?” Meeting notice

October 5th, 2004

Andrew Rogerson “The foreign aid system: where is it heading?” PowerPoint presentation

July 8th, 2004

Sir Christopher Foster “Transport on reform of the UK railways” PowerPoint presentation

June 2nd, 2004

Roger Watkins “The Cranfield Trust: working as a volunteer for small and medium-sized charities” Meeting notice

May 5th, 2004

Mike Williams “Debt management in the UK and overseas” PowerPoint presentation

April 14th, 2004

Robert Foster “Why has the UK set up independent competition authorities?” PowerPoint presentation

March 3rd, 2004

Paul Reynolds “Iraq: The legacy of the coalition” Meeting notice

February 4th, 2004

Jonathan Ridley “DFID’s Economic Resource Centre” Presentation notes

January 7th, 2004

Jim Winpenny “Who will pay for the world’s water?” Presentation notes

November 5th, 2003

Mary Ameson “Social impact assessment does it complicate or complement the work of economists?” PowerPoint presentation

October 1st, 2003

Charles Yates “The national air traffic services: a model public private partnership?” Presentation notes

July 2nd, 2003

Amanda Perry-Kessaris “Finding and facing facts about legal systems and FDI” PowerPoint presentation

June 4th, 2003

Chris Castles “Eurotunnel: success or failure” PowerPoint presentation
Chris Castles “Eurotunnel: success or failure” Presentation notes

May 7th, 2003

Katinka Barysch “EU enlargement and the Euro-Eastern Europe links to the UK debate” Meeting notice

April 2nd, 2003

Nigel Harris “The return of cosmopolitan capital” Meeting notice

February 5th, 2003

Creon Butler “The future focus of the Bretton Woods Institutions: key issues in the debate” Presentation notes

January 29th, 2003

Mark Watson “Reconstruction and development in Afghanistan. An overview and reiew of opportunities for Economic Consultants” Presentation notes
Mark Watson “Reconstruction and development in Afghanistan. An overview and reiew of opportunities for Economic Consultants” Presentation notes

November 20th, 2002

Tony Murray/James Morton/Jeremy Drew “The market for independent Economic Consultants” Presentation notes