Tim Worstall

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Apparently there's some distress at the BBC over boohoo, that online retailer of tat clothing: Online retailer Boohoo is investigating why the same items of...
This is, really and in fact, the complaint being made over at the American Prospect. Janet Yellen is a bad Treasury Secretary because she...
Self-solving problems are those we don't need to do anything about. They are, quite naturally and without intervention, going to sort themselves out without...
One of those little irritations from those over to the left of us is their ability at projection. To pick up one of their...
In the aftermath of the Archegos implosion we're seeing a revival of that old mistake about markets. If only there were more regulation then...
This is a comment upon the logic being used here, not the background idea. The point being that the logic in use is so...

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In Praise Of Benign, Even Helpful, Beneficial, Tax Competition

Richard Murphy tells us that it is not possible for there to be anything other than harmful tax competition. All such competition must, by...

If Women Working Causes Inflation Then Women Must Be Less Productive Workers Than Men

Over at Politico there is the assertion that one reason for past inflation was that women joined the workforce. If there are more people...

The Point Of Inventions Is To Be Able To Use Them, Not Sell Them

This is a common complaint about the British economy, that we can invent things but don;t then go on to make fortunes out of...

An Interesting Method Of Avoiding Tax Rises – Just Borrow

Those progressives over at American Prospect, it is possible to wonder whether they've quite got the basics of how the economy works at times. So,...

The Truth About Biden’s Tax Plan – It’s Based Upon Lies

So Richard Murphy told us how lovely the Biden corporate tax plan is over at FT Alphaville. I pointed out in the comments that...

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