The Tobin Tax rears its ugly head, again
John Chown shows how, despite the fact that the original proposals for an EU-wide FTT were successfully vetoed by the British Prime Minister in 2011, similar proposals are now being implemented by the European Commission in eleven Member States under a process known as the Enhanced Cooperation Procedure.
Ryan Bourne and Tim Knox - 15 March 2013
The Coalition has replaced its original deficit reduction plan with a “protection of government spending plans plan”, write Ryan Bourne and Tim Knox.
Ewen Stewart - 27 February 2013
Ewen Stewart, a leading bond and equity analyst, investigates whether current UK monetary and fiscal policies are sustainable in in Masking the Symptoms: why QE and huge deficits are not the cure.
Dominic Raab MP - 19 February 2013
Dominic Raab MP sets out ten ways in which more competition can widen consumer choice and reduce costs in five key sectors: energy, water, retail banking, schools and health
Michael Johnson - 04 February 2013
Leading pensions analyst Michael Johnson explains why the future cost of public service pensions could be as much as £41 billion a year.
Ryan Bourne and Tim Knox - 30 November 2012
In an Autumn Statement briefing note, Ryan Bourne and Tim Knox provide some advice for the Chancellor with 16 Recommendations.
Michael Johnson - 26 November 2012
Costly and Ineffective: Why Pension Tax Reliefs Should be Reformed
Ryan Bourne - 28 September 2012
Ryan Bourne writes of how Estonia provides a clear case-study of a country which has successfully embraced austerity and seen a return to sustainable economic growth.
Howard Flight and Oliver Latham - 13 September 2012
CGT is a damaging tax, and the current high top rate is likely to be undermining our economic recovery, reveals a new Centre for Policy Studies Pointmaker The case against CGT by Howard Flight and Oliver Latham.
Ryan Bourne and Tim Knox - 23 August 2012
The Coalition is unlikely to achieve its aims of eliminating the current structural deficit by the end of this Parliament or stemming the increase in public debt as a proportion of GDP.
Richard Epstein, Niall Ferguson, Deepak Lal, John Redwood MP, Milton Friedman - 31 July 2012
Richard Epstein, Niall Ferguson, Deepak Lal and John Redwood MP on Milton Friedman.
Ryan Bourne and Thomas Oechsle - 25 May 2012
A statistical paper outlining the case that economies with small governments tend to grow faster than those with big governments.
Jesse Norman - 07 May 2012
Jesse Norman argues the case for replacing PFI with a new model of public sector procurement.
George Trefgarne - 16 March 2012
The consensus view of the 1930s as a universally destitute time is a myth, writes George Trefgarne.
Ryan Bourne and Tim Knox - 14 March 2012
In the lead-up to the 2012 Budget, Ryan Bourne and Tim Knox set out the policies they'd adopt for wealth and job creation.
Michael Johnson - 09 March 2012
In the lead-up to the 2012 Budget, leading pensions expert Michael Johnson examines the £30 billion spent on incentivising retirement savings.