Richard Wellings

Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)

2 Lord North Street

London SW1P 3LB

United Kingdom

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1.

Towards a Liberal Utopia?

IEA Research Paper HPB No. 32, Cass Business School Research Paper
Number of pages: 159 Posted: 10 Feb 2005
American Enterprise Institute (AEI), IEA, Institute of Economic Affairs, U.K., City University London - The Business School, Lombard Street Research, Independent Healthcare Association (IHA), National Health Service, CIVITAS: The Institute for the Study of Civil Society, Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) - UK, City University of London - Institute of Economic Affairs, Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Cardiff University Business School, Charles River Associates, Incorporated, International Center for Law and Economics, Volterra Consulting, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Interdisciplinary Institute of Management, King's College London - Department of Political Economy, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Independent, University of Westminster and University of Newcastle - E.G. West Centre
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Liberal, liberalism, economics, political economy, utopia, Hayek

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Flaws and Ceilings: Price Controls and the Damage They Cause

Flaws and Ceilings: Price Controls and the Damage They Cause, Institute of Economic Affairs Monographs, Hobart Paperback 179, ISBN: 978-0-255-36702-8
Number of pages: 227 Posted: 26 Feb 2018
George Mason University - Department of Economics, George Mason University, IEA, Institute of Economic Affairs, U.K., Business School, University of Birmingham, Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), University of Surrey - Department of Economics, Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), City University London - The Business School, Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Brunel University London and Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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minimum pricing, price controls, rent controls, shortages

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The Railways, the Market and the Government

IEA Readings No. 61
Number of pages: 129 Posted: 19 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2013
University of Central England, Institute for Free Enterprise, University of Leeds, Leeds University Business School (LUBS) - Division of Economics, Independent, City University London - The Business School and Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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rail privatisation, railway privatisation, British Rail, Railtrack, regulation, government intervention, railway policy, infrastructure

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Time to Excise Fuel Duty?

The Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) Current Controversies Paper No. 39
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Nov 2012
Richard Wellings
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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Time to Excise Fuel Duty?

IEA Current Controversies Paper No. 39
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Sep 2021
Richard Wellings
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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High Speed 2: The Next Government Project Disaster?

IEA Discussion Paper No. 36
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Sep 2021
Kyn Aizlewood and Richard Wellings
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) and Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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Which Road Ahead Ahead - Government or Market?

Institute of Economic Affairs Monographs, No. 77, 2012
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 01 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2013
Oliver Knipping and Richard Wellings
Institute for Free Enterprise and Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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Privatisation, Roads, Richard Wellings, Oliver Knipping, Institute of Economic Affairs

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Editorial: The Future of Local Government

Economic Affairs, Vol. 26, pp. 2-3, March 2006
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 08 May 2006
Richard Wellings
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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Failure to Transform: High-Speed Rail and the Re-generation Myth

Institute of Economic Affairs Monographs, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Sep 2021
Richard Wellings
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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Would We Pay for What We Vote for?

Economic Affairs, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 84-84, December 2005
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 19 Dec 2005
Richard Wellings
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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The Morecambe Bay Cockle Pickers: Market Failure or Government Disaster?

Number of pages: 3 Posted: 17 Sep 2004
Richard Wellings and John Blundell
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) and IEA, Institute of Economic Affairs, U.K.
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Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Britain and Europe's Dysfunctional Relationship

Institute of Economic Affairs Monographs, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 350 Posted: 03 Jun 2021
City University London - The Business School, Independent, Independent, University of Auckland Business School (Deceased), Cardiff University Business School, Institute of Economic Affairs, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics, Cranfield University, University of Buckingham, Westminster Business SchoolInstitute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Consultant, Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), University of Buckingham, University of Mannheim - Department of Economics, Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) and Cass Business School
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Brexit, UK, EU, Britain, European Union, economic integration, macroeconomics, international trade, policy coordination, international organisations

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Free Trade, 'Pauper Labour' and Prosperity: A Reply to Professor Mishan

Economic Affairs, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 65-67, March 2006
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 08 May 2006
Richard Wellings
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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Flaws and Ceilings: Price Controls and the Damage They Cause

Institute of Economic Affairs Monographs, 2015
Number of pages: 227 Posted: 17 Sep 2021
George Mason University, City University London - The Business School, Cato Institute, Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), IEA, Institute of Economic Affairs, U.K., University of Surrey - Department of Economics, Independent, Brunel University London, Business School, University of Birmingham, Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) and Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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The 2005 General Election and the 'Null Mp': A New Approach to Electoral Reform

Economic Affairs, Vol. 25, No. 3, pp. 63-65, September 2005
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 19 Oct 2005
Richard Teather and Richard Wellings
Bournemouth University and Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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The Regional Fallacy

Number of pages: 1 Posted: 11 Apr 2004
Richard Wellings
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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The Failure of the Poll Tax and Classical Liberal Political Economy: Lessons for the Future

Economic Affairs, Vol. 26, No. 1, pp. 25-30, March 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 08 May 2006
Richard Wellings
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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Sea Change: How Markets & Property Rights Could Transform the Fishing Industry

Institute of Economic Affairs
Number of pages: 168 Posted: 03 Jun 2021
George Mason University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Department of Economics, George Mason University - Department of Economics, University of Buckingham and Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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UK, Britain, Brexit, fisheries, fishing, overfishing

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Without Delay: Getting Britain's Railways Moving

IEA Discussion Paper No.69
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Jun 2021
Richard Wellings
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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UK, Britain, transportation, transport, railways, rail network, infrastructure, government policy, regulation, entrepreneurship, deregulation

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Citizen Empowerment: By Ballot Box or Market?

Number of pages: 1 Posted: 27 Dec 2004
Richard Wellings
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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A Liberal Manifesto for the Liberal Democrats

Number of pages: 1 Posted: 10 Jul 2004
Richard Wellings
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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Fight Poverty, Support Inequality

Number of pages: 1 Posted: 28 May 2005
Richard Wellings
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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Devolution or Rent-Seeking?

Economic Affairs, Vol. 25, No. 3, p. 77, September 2005
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 22 Oct 2005
Richard Wellings
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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The High-Speed Gravy Train: Special Interests, Transport Policy and Government Spending

IEA Current Controversies Paper No. 46
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Sep 2021
Richard Wellings
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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Would Britain Have Developed with Aid?

Economic Affairs, Vol. 26, No. 2, pp. 82-82, June 2006
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 30 May 2006
Richard Wellings
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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Paving Over the Tracks: A Better Use of Britain's Railways?

Institute of Economic Affairs Monographs Briefing 15:01
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Aug 2021
Paul Withrington and Richard Wellings
Independent and Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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Fair Deal for the Taxpayer: Why Rail Fares Should be Liberalised

IEA Discussion Paper No. 58
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Aug 2021
Richard Wellings
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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Seeing Red: Traffic Controls and the Economy

IEA Discussion Paper No.68
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Jun 2021
Martin Cassini and Richard Wellings
International Advisory Council of the Kyoto World Cities New Mobility Program and Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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UK, Britain, transportation, government policy, government regulation, transport, traffic control, road safety

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Which Road Ahead – Government or Market?

Institute of Economic Affairs Monographs, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 07 Sep 2021
Oliver Knipping and Richard Wellings
Institute for Free Enterprise and Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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The Privatisation of the UK Railway Industry: An Experiment in Railway Structure

Economic Affairs, Vol. 34, Issue 2, pp. 255-266, 2014
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Jun 2014
Richard Wellings
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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British Rail, fragmentation, privatisation, transaction cost economics, vertical integration

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Stuck in Brussels: Should transport policy be determined at EU level?

Institute of Economic Affairs Monographs, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Jun 2021
Kristian Peter Niemietz and Richard Wellings
Institute of Economic Affairs and Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)
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EU, European Union, transportation, environment, sustainability, government policy, transport, transport policy, integration, international organisations

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Planes, Trains & Automobiles: The Future of Transport after Covid-19

Institute of Economic Affairs Monographs, Forthcoming
Posted: 03 Aug 2022
Richard Wellings, Andrew Lilico and David Tyrrall
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), Europe Economics and Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)

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transport, pandemic, travel, aviation, subsidies, infrastructure