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The false promise of corporation tax cuts

Matthew Watson

Recent research suggests that such policies constitute hand-outs, rather than effective means to shape firms’ investment decisions It is now more than a generation since British politicians first discovered how the image of globally footloose firms might be used to make the case for establishing a business-friendly environment.  Whatever the commitments given at the time that hard-won social rights would … Continue reading

4 November 2014 by
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