"supporting and encouraging high quality economic, financial and business journalism"

The Wincott Foundation was set up in 1969 in honour of Harold Wincott, the most distinguished economic journalist of his day in the UK. The current chairman is Sir Richard Lambert, former editor of the Financial Times. Sir Richard is supported by a group of trustees who have a background in business, journalism and academia.

THE WINCOTT ANNUAL LECTURE - LECTURE HISTORY

If electronic versions of the lecture you are looking for are unavailable, hard copies can be obtained from the website of the Institute of Economic Affairs.

2016 – Professor Harold James –

"Britain and Europe: What Ways Forward?"
Texts and transcripts

2015 – Professor Luigi Zingales –

"How the media can save us from crony capitalism, or condemn us to it "
Transcript of the lecture and response by Lionel Barber

2014 – Professor Sir Paul Collier –

"Africa: New Opportunities, Old Impediments "
Also available, Richard Dowden's Commentary

2013 – Martin Wolf –

"How the Financial Crisis Changed our World "
Also available, Robert Skidelsky's Commentary

2012 – Raghuram Rajan –

"Capitalism and Democracy"
Also available, Roger Bootle's Commentary

2011 – Andy Haldane –

"Control rights (and wrongs)"

Also available, Martin Wolf's Commentary

2010 – Charlie McCreevy –

"Europe. How can things be done better?"

Also available, Professor Roland Vaubel's Commentary

2009 – John Kay –

The Future of Markets

2008 – Arun Shourie –

Navigating Reforms - Shoals in, and lessons from India

Also available, Razeen Sally’s Commentary

2007 – Max Corden –

Global Imbalances: What is the Problem

2006 – Richard Lambert –

The Future of News in a Digital Age

Also available, Paul Steiger Commentary

2005 – Patrick Meserlin –

Europe After the ‘No’ Votes

2004 – Alan Budd –

Black Wednesday (A Re-examination of Britain’s Experience in the Exchange Rate Mechanism)

2003 – Richard A. Epstein –

Free Markets Under Siege (Cartels, Politics and Social Welfare)

2002 – Charles A. E. Goodhart –

'The Constitutional Position of the Central Bank'

2001 – Leszek Balcerowicz –

Post-Communist Transition: Some Lessons

2000 – David Henderson –

Anti-Liberalism 2000 (The Rise of New Millenium Collectivism)

1999 – Stephen C. Littlechild –

Privatisation, Competition and Regulation

1998 – Douglass C. North –

Understanding the Process of Economic Change

1997 – Nicholas Crafts –

The Conservative Government’s Economic Record (An End of Term Report)

1996 – Pedro Schwartz –

Back from the Brink (An Appeal to Fellow Europeans Over Monetary Union)

1995 – Sir Bryan Carsberg –

Competition Regulation the British Way: Jaguar or Dinosaur?

1994 – Jagdish Bhagwati –

Free Trade, ‘Fairness’ and the New Protectionism

1993 – Harold Rose –

Finance – Villain or Scapegoat?

1992 – TBC –



1991 – Anna J. Schwartz –

Do Currency Boards Have a Future?

1990 – TBC –



1989 – Deepak Lal –

The Limits of International Co-operation

1988 – TBC –



1987 – Victoria Curzon Price –

1992: Europe’s Last Chance?



1986 – Ben Roberts –

Mr Hammond’s Cherry Trees

1985 – Herbert Giersch –

Liberalisation for Faster Economic Growth

1984 – Samuel Brittan –

Two Cheers for Self-Interest

1983 – Jan Tumlir –

Economic Policy as a Constitutional Problem

1982 – Arthur Shenfield –

Myth and Reality in Anti-Trust

1981 – George J Stigler –

The Pleasures and Pains of Modern Capitalism

1980 – Paul Bareau –

The Disorder in World Money

1980 – Juergen B. Donges –

What is Wrong with the European Communities?

1979 – Graham Hutton –

Whatever Happened to Productivity?

1978 – Roland Vaubel –

Choice in European Monetary Union

1977 – Alan Walters –

Economists and the British Economy

1976 – Alan Peacock –

The Credibility of Liberal Economics

1975 – Peter Jay –

A General Hypothesis of Employment, Inflation and Politics

1974 –TBC –



1973 – Lord Robbins –

Aspects of Post-war Economic Policy

1972 – F. A. Hayek –

Economic Freedom and Representative Government

1971 – John Jewkes –

Government and High Technology

1970 – James E. Meade –

Wages and Prices in a Mixed Economy

1969 – Milton Friedman –

The Counter-Revolution in Monetary Theory
THE TRUSTEES
SIR RICHARD LAMBERT (Chairman)
SIR GEOFFREY OWEN
PROF IAN HARGREAVES CBE
JOHN O'HIGGINS
DANIEL WINCOTT
RUPERT PENNANT-REA
CHRISTOPHER HIRD
BRONWEN MADDOX
BILL ROBINSON
ELIZABETH WINCOTT HECKETT

Contact our Secretary, Ian Rodger, at secretary@wincott.co.uk
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