The Robin Hood tax

Concrete proposals for fighting global poverty and promoting sustainable development by harnessing the proceeds from a currency transactions tax

by Andrew Simms, Emily Willmott, Steve Tibbett, New Economics Foundation, War on Want, 2001
Language : English

Written by Andrew Simms, Steve Tibbett, and Emily Willmott, this 2001 joint report from the New Economics Foundation and War on Want not only shows how the so-called Tobin Tax could cover all world development targets, solve the global financial instability, and eradicate poverty. It details its implementation as a concrete feasible proposal.

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Sources

Simms, Andrew, Steve Tibbett, and Emily Willmott. 2001. The Robin Hood tax.