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Why Do We Avoid Financial-Transactions Taxes?


  • Dean Baker


Taxes on financial transactions have many attractive attributes, argues the author. But the economics profession seems intent on looking the other way. Is there a vested interest in doing so?

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  • Dean Baker, 2001. "Why Do We Avoid Financial-Transactions Taxes?," Challenge, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 44(3), pages 90-96.
  • Handle: RePEc:mes:challe:v:44:y:2001:i:3:p:90-96 DOI: 10.1080/05775132.2001.11034096

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    1. Grabel, Ilene, 2003. "The Revenue and Double Dividend Potential of Taxes on International Private Capital Flows and Securities Transactions," WIDER Working Paper Series 083, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).

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