Tag Archives for Richard Murphy

Putting tax at the heart of the inclusive growth debate | New SPERI-APPG report and event on tax

Are we locked into a global race to the bottom on tax? What does this mean for inclusive growth? These were just two of the questions discussed at SPERI’s latest event in Parliament with the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Inclusive Growth. The event, which took place on 14 March and was co- organised by the APPG, SPERI and Oxfam, was … Continue reading

16 March 2017 by
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Re-framing tax spillover

Interest in ‘tax spillover’ is growing but there is a need to reframe existing analysis. Our new framework would give a fuller reading of international and domestic tax vulnerabilities Tax continues to fascinate the media, politicians and international political economists.  In that approximate order there is also an increasing demand for data to support action on what many think to … Continue reading

14 March 2017 by
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New SPERI-APPG event in Parliament | Corporation tax: a global race to the bottom?

Are we locked into a global ‘race to the bottom’ on tax? And what does this mean for inclusive growth? Concerns are growing that corporate tax cuts in the developed world are triggering a race to the bottom on corporation tax cuts in the developing world – and the issue is quickly rising up the political agenda. On Tuesday 14 … Continue reading

6 March 2017 by
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Corbynomics: Part 2

Jonathan Perraton

The right questions are now being asked, but much fleshing out of the proposed partnership between an enabling state and a dynamic private sector is still needed The election of Jeremy Corbyn as Labour Party leader has changed the terms of debate over UK economic policy. Corbyn and his shadow chancellor John McDonnell have already outlined a new approach to … Continue reading

18 November 2015 by
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The political difficulties of ‘Corbynomics’

The problems are not really the economics at all, but much more the politics A month ago nobody had heard of ‘Corbynomics’.  Today Google records 174,000 search results.  It is becoming difficult to escape the term in any form of media.  If Jeremy Corbyn wins the Labour leadership election, its contents and claims will shape political debate in the UK … Continue reading

3 September 2015 by
Categories: British growth crisis, Debt, Economics, Employment, Political theory, SPERI Comment | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

Richard Murphy radio interview following his recent SPERI Comment post with Andrew Baker

Richard Murphy (Tax Research UK) and Andrew Baker (SPERI Honorary Research Fellow and Reader in Political Economy at Queen’s University of Belfast) recently blogged for SPERI Comment about the planned cut in corporation tax in Northern Ireland. Following the two blogs Corporation tax in Northern Ireland: the policy debate and Corporation tax in Northern Ireland: the policy debate, Richard debated the issue passionately on … Continue reading

27 March 2013 by
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Get involved in the debate that matters

As Spain becomes the latest  country to be bailed out in the Eurozone, the search for a new British growth model becomes ever more pressing. You can still register for our conference ‘The British Growth Crisis: The Search for a New Model’ (16-18 July, University of Sheffield) and be part of this debate. To view the full, exciting programme , which … Continue reading

14 June 2012 by
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