Christopher Snowdon is director of Lifestyle Economics at the Institute of Economic Affairs. His research focuses on lifestyle freedoms, prohibition and policy-based evidence. He is an occasional contributor to City AM and Spiked, and regularly appears on TV and radio discussing social and economic issues.
Snowdon’s work encompasses a diverse range of topics including ‘sin taxes’, state funding of charities, happiness economics, public health regulation, gambling and the black market. He is also the author of ‘The Art of Suppression: Pleasure, Panic and Prohibition since 1800’ (2011), and ‘The Spirit Level Delusion’ (2010).