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Analysis & ideas
Economic and political liberalism
LSE Seminar 01/12/10
Keynes and myself
Oxford 18/10/10
Keynes, the universe and everything
UCL 02/02/10
A time for confession
British Academy 09/09
Why democracy is overrated
Cambridge 03/09
Avoiding the vertical pronoun
Oxford 10/01/09
Notes on Liberalism
Oxford 10/01/09
Some recession reflections
LSE 11/11/08
Hard and soft paternalism
Top Management Programme 29/03/07
Friedman & Keynes
Friedman Panel, IEA 13/12/06
Anachronistic views of key figures
John Smith Institute 11/07/06
Mill and Liberty anniversaries
Routledge Gathering 25/05/06
Doomsters ride again
City Debate Speech Against 24/01/05
Bring me your huddled masses
Social Market Foundation Talk 18/11/03
"I need an economist to tell me that"
St Andrews Liberty Club 13/10/03
"Seek not to peer into men's souls"
John Smith Institute 30/04/03
Shareholders not stakeholders
RSA and Economist Debate 06/02/03
"Happiness" is not enough
Templeton Lecture 22/11/01
Political economy of globalisation
Frankfurt 15/05/01
What they did not teach you
Oxford 13/12/00
Some useful economic ideas
Speech to the British Association 11/09/00
Central bankers - victims of fashion
Remarks at Banque de France: Bicentennial Symposium 30/05/00
Ethics, religion and humbug
Speech to Oxford University Jewish Society 03/03/00
Stakeholders and arms
IPR City Group 30/11/99
Indexation revisited
Giersch Foundation 05/99

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Arms
Defence is indeed different
Book launch 22/09/04
When morality is cheap: The delusion of arms promotion
Mid-Atlantic Club 18/09/03
Economic aspects of the arms trade
Transparency International Conference, Cambridge 05/04/01

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Europe
Another slant on "The Lisbon Agenda"
All-Irish Trades Union Congress Seminar Belfast 21/06/05
The "Lisbon Agenda"
Remarks at Conference of Luxembourg Inst. for European and International Studies and Lux. Ministry of Economy 13/04/05
Why do market liberals in continental Europe and Britain tend to take contrasting attitudes towards the European Union?
Fulvio Guerrini Lecture, Turin 23/03/05
The USA and Europe: Two, three or more economic cultures?
Gulbenkian Foundation Conference, Lisbon 21/10/03
Black or White Wednesday
Inst. of Econ. Affairs 16/09/02
Europe is not working
Chatham House 01/11/01
The Euro-Atlantic relationship
Oxford 09/03/01
The Euro and the Irish boom
Dublin 01/12/00
Market liberalism demonised
Contribution to EU Seminar on Europe in 21st Century, Florence 14/04/00
Why the EU looks so unimpressive
Speech to LSE European Society, 07/03/00
Will Emu lead to a super-state?
Bristol University 04/99

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Global
The limits of democracy
International Society for Individual Freedom Gummersdorf 16/07/05
Free trade versus "fair trade"
Remarks at Foreign Policy Centre meeting with Hilary Benn 10/01/05
Global economic trends
OKB conference, Vienna 12/12/02

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Reviews
Anti-Capitalism once again
Remarks on Civil Society
Foreign Policy Centre 30/01/04


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UK
Keynes and myself
Oxford 18/10/10
What is wrong with "slash and burn"
Spectator Conference 15/09/09
The simple case for taxing land
House of Commons 24/03/09
The moral of the Department of Economic Affairs
Treasury Seminar 22/10/07
Migration and the economy
Smith Institute 16/03/05
Are inflation targets "The End of History?"
Political Economy Club 12/01/05
The search for the Holy Grail - if there is one
06/12/04
Keynes and the Treasury
14/05/04
Statement to House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee
23/03/04
The UK economy in a world context
Talk in City of London 29/10/03
Currency competition: the UK debate
Cato Institute 17/10/02
Black or White Wednesday
Inst. of Econ. Affairs 16/09/02
Private Public Partnerships
Winchester 15/11/01
The future of the UK Treasury
Paper at London Seminar 13/10/00
Time to end the export drive
Speech to Oxford Univ. Ecs. Soc. 03/03/00
An ethical foreign policy?
Hinton Lecture 24/11/99
A new Anglo-US economy?
Giersch Foundation 11/99
Some reflections on the third way
Canterbury 11/98
A backward glance at the 1960s
Lecture to the Institute of Contemporary British history 04/97

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US
The Economic Truman Show
Bath 20/03/09
The case against a dollar policy
CATO Institute Conference, Washington 03/11/05
Imperialism not required
Against the Motion "The American Empire is a force for good" 30/10/03
The USA and Europe: Two, three or more economic cultures?
Gulbenkian Foundation Conference, Lisbon 21/10/03
The Euro-Atlantic relationship
Oxford 09/03/01
A new Anglo-US economy?
Giersch Foundation 11/99

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Contact Samuel Brittan at samuel.brittan@ft.com