NHS Archives - Emile Woolf writes

Designing Tax Policy – though it should be obvious!

ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES – 100 _____________________________________ EMILE WOOLF, MAY 2021 A well-designed tax policy would extract from citizens’ wealth what’s needed by the government to protect their lives and civil liberties. It would not be designed to achieve purely political objectives, no matter how dressed up.   The “Nanny State Index”, compiled by the Institute of […]

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GOVERNMENT’S WAYWARD SPENDING – WITH OUR MONEY!

ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES – 99 APRIL 2021    GOVERNMENT’S WAYWARD SPENDING – IT’S OUR MONEY!   Expenditure by “Big-government” is not readily susceptible to economic calculation. Therefore it’s impossible to know whether citizens would support central or local spending proposals – and they are never consulted anyway. The result is often a massive waste of public […]

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