Responses to Criticisms of Taxes on Financial Speculation
AbstractAlthough the national debate on financial transactions taxes has just begun, there have been a wide range of responses arguing that the tax is either undesirable or unenforceable, or both. This paper presents a brief response to these criticisms.
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taxes; speculation; transactions;
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