Posts by Allister McGregor

Allister McGregor, Associate Fellow, SPERI, & Professor of Political Economy, University of Sheffield

It’s not about tax evasion or avoidance, it’s about inequality

Focusing on politicians’ tax affairs misses the real point: the Panama Papers expose deep structural inequalities and their consequences The recent political stramash over the Mossack Fonseca revelations has involved endless media interviews, commentaries and expert pronouncements about whether David Cameron’s family had engaged in and benefited from sensible tax efficient investment strategies or from dubious tax evasion. This is … Continue reading

19 April 2016 by Allister McGregor
Categories: Europe and the EU, Finance, Inequality, Politics and policy, SPERI Comment, Tax, USA Tags: , , , , , , , ,