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The Potential Revenue from Financial Transactions Taxes

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  • Dean Baker
  • Robert Pollin
  • Travis McArthur
  • Matt Sherman

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This joint report by CEPR and the Political Economy Research Institute (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) gives an estimate of $177-354 billion in revenue that could be raised by taxing financial transactions in the United States.

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Paper provided by Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) in its series CEPR Reports and Issue Briefs with number 2009-50.

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Length: 3 pages
Date of creation: Dec 2009
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Handle: RePEc:epo:papers:2009-50

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Keywords: financial taxes; financial transactions; economic crisis; financial crisis;

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  1. Jeannette Wicks-Lim & Jeffrey Thompson, 2010. "Combining Minimum Wage and Earned Income Tax Credit Policies to Guarantee a Decent Living Standard to All U.S. Workers," Published Studies peri_mw_eitc_oct2010, Political Economy Research Institute, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
  2. Ben Beachy, 2012. "A Financial Crisis Manual Causes, Consequences, and Lessons of the Financial Crisis," GDAE Working Papers 12-06, GDAE, Tufts University.

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