Paul L. Caron

Saturday, November 28, 2009

More on the Tobin Tax

More on the Tobin Tax --  a securities transfer tax imposed to discourage currency speculation and to penalize short-term trading -- first proposed by the late Yale Nobel laureate economist James Tobin in 1972:

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