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GEOFFREY HARCOURT. The pluses and minuses of globalisation

  Donald Trump’s victory in the American Presidential election has brought into prominence greatly divergent views concerning the merits or demerits of globalisation. Here we set out the criteria that need to be met before globalisation can be regarded as … Continue reading

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Geoffrey Harcourt and Peter Kriesler . The case for taxation.

We were happy to sign the Australian Institute letter on taxation cuts in the Sydney Morning Herald (12/04/2016).We now would like to set out the general philosophy that lay behind our support. We have always argued that taxes have two … Continue reading

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Geoffrey Harcourt. Piketty, flawed, but not a light that failed.

Current Affairs A review of Thomas Piketty, Capital in the Twenty-First Century.* Translated by Arthur Goldhammer, Cambridge, Mass and London: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2014. viii + 685 pp. ISBN 978-0-674-43000-6* *This is a smaller version of … Continue reading

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