Posts by Daniel Bailey & Craig Berry

Daniel Bailey is a doctoral researcher in the Department of Politics, and Craig Berry is a Research Fellow at the Sheffield Political Economy Research Institute (both University of Sheffield)

The regressive evolution of the UK tax base

The declining significance of progressive and business taxation demonstrates the character of ‘austerity’ In a recent SPERI paper, Jeremy Green and Scott Lavery argued that the economic recovery has been secured through processes of ‘regressive redistribution’, as quantitative easing and the suppression of wages represent a striking redistribution of wealth to asset holders and businesses, and away from low and … Continue reading

13 June 2014 by Daniel Bailey & Craig Berry
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