Revenue Potential of the Currency Transaction Tax for Development Finance : A Critical Appraisal

Nissanke, Machiko (2003). Revenue Potential of the Currency Transaction Tax for Development Finance : A Critical Appraisal. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Discussion paper
    Author Nissanke, Machiko
    Title Revenue Potential of the Currency Transaction Tax for Development Finance : A Critical Appraisal
    Volume/Issue No. 2003/81
    Publication Date 2003
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 32
    Language eng
    Abstract

    The paper assesses the potential of currency transaction taxes (CTT, widely known as the Tobin tax), to raise revenue for global development. Though Tobin proposed and others assessed CTTs in terms of reducing exchange rate volatility and improving macroe

    Keyword Economic assistance and foreign aid
    Globalization
    Public goods
    Taxation
    Law and legislation (taxation)
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2003
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 16095774
    ISBN 9789291905492
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