Sam Bowman claims that unless taxes are cut at the same rate as tax credits, the Government will end up disincentivising work.
Posts Tagged: Adam Smith Institute
For the first time this year, the money Britons earn will go into their pockets, not the taxman’s.
“We mustn’t lose sight of the fundamental goal of bringing spending under control,” says the TaxPayers’ Alliance.
My new Adam Smith Institute paper suggests that restricting immigration will harm the economy, and exacerbate the causes of falling social cohesion.
A selection of the reaction from policy experts around Westminster.
Osborne’s stamp duty reform gets a thumbs-up. But reaction to other measures is more mixed – and deep concern about the deficit remains.
All the evidence suggests that good test scores add up to stronger growth. How to achieve them? Competition.
Scott Sumner, who delivered the annual Adam Smith Lecture this week, believes that central banks should move on from inflation targeting and on to total spending.
70 per cent of firms assisted by the service reported significant benefit to overseas sales and their business overall.
For the rest of the year, we work for ourselves – but what can be done to reduce the tax burden in future?
Not one but three think thanks refer to “missed opportunities” in their responses to the Budget. But there’s some praise for Osborne, too.
Jonathan Isaby: Do you value freedom? Join us in a celebration of free speech, free markets and free people
The Freedom Festival is a chance to speak your mind, and hear champions of our movement speak theirs.
A host of conservative and libertarian thinkers and campaigners will be arrayed for your inspiration.
It’ll be like the party conference of your dreams, but without a party label attached: as long as you value freedom, you’ll be welcome.
There’s applause for George Osborne’s Autumn Statement from Westminster’s wonks, but many of them think he could go further in cutting back the state.