Posts tagged ‘taxes’

  • Forum Article

    Is the US corporate tax system ripe for an overhaul?

    A growing number of American companies are seeking to move their legal headquarters abroad by acquiring or merging with… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    Europe’s long road to recovery

    In the recent financial and economic crisis, some members of the Eurozone faced the threat of sovereign default. The… more

  • Forum Article

    Is inequality getting better or worse?

    Reading Thomas Piketty’s influential new book Capital in the Twenty-First Century, one might conclude that the world… more

  • Forum Article

    Three ways Europe can crack youth unemployment

    Italy’s new prime minister, Matteo Renzi, wants to attack high youth unemployment by cutting taxes on labor. There is… more

  • Forum Article

    Will wealth taxes work?

    Should advanced countries implement wealth taxes as a means of stabilizing and reducing public debt over the medium… more

  • Forum Article

    Did taxes cause the financial crisis?

    After the financial crisis erupted in 2008, many observers blamed the crisis in large part on the fact that too many… more

  • Forum Article

    In defence of income tax

    The anti-tax rhetoric evident in much lay discussion of public policy draws considerable support from the prevalent… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Revising our outdated pension systems

    In November 1942, William Beveridge published his famous report on social insurance, laying out the foundations for the… more

  • Forum Article

    Defying the logic of the market

    A spectre is haunting the world’s developing countries – the spectre of the “informal” economy. For some, the… more

  • Forum Article

    The economist’s stone

    Jeffrey Frankel discusses how fiscal expansion might be appropriate under some conditions This year marks the 100th… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Can reducing taxes on travel boost Growth?

    Tom King, Head of Government and Industry Affairs at British Airways, makes a case for reducing taxes on travel and… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    Post-election entrenchment in the US

    Summit on the Global Agenda 2012

    , Dubai, United Arab Emirates

  • Forum Article

    Four magic tricks for fiscal conservatives

    Author: Jeffrey Frankel is Professor of Capital Formation and Growth at Harvard University. CAMBRIDGE – The United… more

  • Forum Article

    Fixing America’s fiscal problem

    Martin Feldstein, Professor of Economics at Harvard, was Chairman of President Ronald Reagan's Council of Economic… more

  • Forum Article

    The heart of the US election

    A real debate is emerging in America’s presidential election campaign. It is superficially about health care and… more

  • Forum Video

    Ideas for change: sustainable health systems

    For years, the developed world experienced economic growth underpinned by population growth. Developing countries are… more