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Economic Issues Around the World

  • AFTER last month's Ipsos-MORI issues index where race relations and immigration displaced the economy as the most important issue facing Britain today, it is no surprise to see the same this month. 36% of the public mention it as a concern, a drop of three percentage points.Unsurprisingly following the recent...

  • TAX experts are poring over the full version of the OECD’s new global standard for the cross-border exchange of tax information, known as the Common Reporting Standard, which was released on July 21st. The launch “moves us closer to a world in which tax cheats have nowhere left to hide,”...

  • TYLER COWEN has written a column on inequality, in which he notes that while inequality is rising within many economies it is falling globally. That is true, though it is worth pointing out that among the economies within which inequality is rising are large emerging markets like China and India....

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