• 28Sep

    Overcharged: the high costs of high finance

    (Blog, Financial Regulation, The Harms) No Comments
    From the Roosevelt Institute in the United States, a long report that seeks to generate an overall estimate of costs to the [...]  Read More →
  • 15Sep

    On ‘competitive’ cities and trickle down geography

    (Blog, Uncategorized) No Comments
    There’s a long article in The Guardian from 2014 by four academics, Ewald Engelen, Sukhdev Johal, Angelo Salento and [...]  Read More →
  • 01Aug

    Did the “competitiveness agenda” influence the Thatcher deregulation?

    (Blog, Competitiveness - the history files, Financial Regulation) No Comments
    It has been widely suggested and supposed that the abolition of exchange controls – one of the great episodes of [...]  Read More →
  • 30Jun

    Brexit gets worse as London seeks to wriggle free from UK

    (Blog, Financial Regulation, Tax) No Comments
    Update: also see Anti-Tax, Anti-Regulation Sirens emerge after Brexit.  We have our own particular reasons for [...]  Read More →
  • 16Jun

    How the UK’s ‘competitive’ tax system hurts developing countries

    (Blog, Tax) No Comments
    The British-based non governmental body Actionaid has for some time been at or near the forefront of efforts to lobby for [...]  Read More →
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