Global Tax

Tax evasion creates two kinds of inequality, between people and between countries. Companies evading taxes by diverting their profits to a country with a very low tax regime for businesses, create competition in tax rates between countries, eventually causing lower tax incomes for governments worldwide. In the meantime, the country where they operate but don’t […]

Business says no

Yesterday a group of eminent business leaders in Great Britain said no to a possible Brexit from the EU. In a letter to the Independent they stated that the EU had brought Britain an income increase, and leaving could cause trouble for British business, the City in particular. Curiously, the interest of economics and business […]

The Brits and the EU

When I heard Ian Hislop say, a few years ago, that he’d love to stand on the edge to watch the eurozone crash and burn (I’m paraphrasing, not quoting), I was flabbergasted. How on earth could he think that the economy of the UK, which is inextricably linked with the eurozone economy, would not come […]