Fiscal policy and taxation

Posts related to fiscal issues.

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Transparency and taxes - what we knew before #PanamaPapers

The scale of the "missing wealth": "Gabriel Zucman estimated in his paper ‘The Missing Wealth of Nations’ (2013) that 8% of the global...

State of the global economy

Kenneth Rogoff: The Fear Factor in Global Markets A big enough hit to China’s growth or to Europe’s financial system could certainly tip the...

R Shiny app: Line charts for distinct sub-samples

Tutorial: reproducing a fiscal chart A few days ago, I posted a chart that looked like this [static screenshot below] The dataset is posted at: https:...

The global fiscal stance (interactive chart)

I thank my Peterson Institute colleagues Caroline Freund and Paolo Mauro for the idea to calculate the global fiscal stance....

Background for the G20 deputies meeting in Shanghai

Global Prospects and Policy Challenges: G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors’ Meetings: The global recovery has weakened further amid increasing financial turbulence and falling asset...

Paying taxes in the digital economy

Tax worldwide profits A policy proposal from the Economist: Keeping [the current] approach, but toughening up the policing, means creating yet more rules—and loopholes. Better...

Are central banks the only game in town?

This passage from Larry Summers' Q&A session at the Peterson Institute is worth quoting in full: There are people who believe that these [QE...

Lagarde: Traditional arguments about inequality are wrong

From Christine Lagarde's op-ed in the Boston Globe today: The traditional argument has been that income inequality is a necessary by-product of growth, that redistributive policies...

European budgets (and a multinational fiscal board joining the family)

European Fiscal Board October Decision to establish an independent advisory European Fiscal Board: link EFB in the news - Politico.eu new measures involve starting a...

Will multinationals pay more taxes where they do business?

This is a collection of recent news items related to the Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Initiative: Update, 10/21/15: EU actions NYT: European Inquiry...

Greek Tragedy: Where are we in 2015?

After the elections in Greece in early 2015, Paolo Mauro and I felt that the situation on Greece was often covered in the news without sufficient...

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