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All at sea

Corporate taxes are inefficient, with much greater deadweight costs than most other taxes. The optimal corporate tax

Tackling inter-generational inequality at its roots

The research, authored by Associate Fellow Michael Johnson, outlines the vast, and continuing, growth in unfunded spending

Socialism: the failed idea that never dies

Socialism is popular in the UK – not just among students, but also among people in their

The living standards outlook 2019

Detailed data about household incomes comes with a considerable lag. And while the Office for Budget Responsibility

Corporate tax out of control?

Do European companies pay their fair share of tax? Many companies headquartered in France, Germany, Italy and

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By Jamie Whyte

Corporate taxes are inefficient, with much greater deadweight costs than most other taxes. The optimal corporate tax rate is zero.…

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By Michael Johnson

The research, authored by Associate Fellow Michael Johnson, outlines the vast, and continuing, growth in unfunded spending promises by government,…

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By Kristian Niemietz

Socialism is popular in the UK – not just among students, but also among people in their 30s and 40s.…

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By Adam Corlett

Detailed data about household incomes comes with a considerable lag. And while the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) produces economic…

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By Matthias Bauer

Do European companies pay their fair share of tax? Many companies headquartered in France, Germany, Italy and Spain show very…

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By Radomir Tylecote

On 20th December, the European Commission launched a (relatively brief) consultation on moving from unanimity to qualified majority voting (QMV)…

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By Nicolas Marques; Cécile Philippe; Caio Zanforlin

13 December marks Credit Day across the European Union. This is the day when, on average, European countries’ central governments…

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By Matthew Whittaker

In this briefing paper we explore the challenge facing the Chancellor in this year’s Budget: balancing the seemingly conflicting goals…

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By Tom Clougherty

Make Work Pay proposes that the Government builds on the successful increase in the personal income tax allowance by raising…

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