January 7, 2019

132. Capital gains tax – a failed experiment in growth (preview)

There’s a theory, in many conventional government and economic circles, that lowering capital gains tax will increase investment. By taxing capital gains at less than income tax it encourages risk taking and entrepreneurship, which spurs economic growth. Phil Dobbie asks Prof Steve Keen whether that argument have any credibility or is it nothing more than a tax dodge?

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