Posts tagged ‘taxes’

  • Fake euro banknotes are seen in a block of ice symbolizing austerity measures, during a demonstration in central Brussels Forum Article

    Why austerity isn’t working in Europe

    “If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the theory,” goes the old adage. But too often it is… more

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    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… 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… 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… more

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    Three ways Europe can crack youth unemployment

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

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    Will wealth taxes work?

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

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    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… more

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    In defence of income tax

    The anti-tax rhetoric evident in much lay discussion of public policy draws considerable support from… 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    Revising our outdated pension systems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… more

  • Forum Article

    Defying the logic of the market

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

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    The economist’s stone

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

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    Fixing America’s fiscal problem

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

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    The heart of the US election

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

  • Forum Video

    Ideas for change: sustainable health systems

    For years, the developed world experienced economic growth underpinned by population growth… more