Policy Library

For those of you hungry for a bit more detail we have brought together the following bibliography. It includes the latest groundbreaking reports from the European Commission and IMF outlining how the financial sector can and should pay more. Technical arguments, rates and revenue estimates and feasibility are dealt with by academic heavy-weights such as Stiglitz. Our own campaign research shows how dozens of FTTs are already in existence around the world and we go right back to 1978 when James Tobin first published his seminal paper on a currency transaction tax.

  1. Financial Transaction Taxes and the Global South
    Anderson, S., 2014
    Institute for Policy Studies: London
  2. Responses to Criticisms of Taxes on Financial Speculation
    Baker, D., 2014
    Center for Economic and Policy Research: Washington DC
  3. The Relationship between Financial Transactions Costs and Economic Growth
    Baker, D., and Jorgensen, H, 2014
    Center for Economic and Policy Research: Washington DC
  4. The Potential Revenue from Financial Transactions Taxes
    Baker, D., et al, 2014
    Center for Economic and Policy Research: Washington DC, USA
  5. Raising Revenue: A Review of Financial Transaction Taxes Throughout the World
    Beitler, D., 2014
    Just Economics: London
  6. On the Feasibility of a Tax on Foreign Exchange Transactions
    Bernd Spahn, P., 2014
    Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development: Bonn
  7. Taxing Financial Transactions: An Assessment of Administrative Feasibility
    Brondolo, G., 2014
    International Monetary Fund: Washington
  8. Facts and Myths about a Financial Speculation Tax
    Center for Economic and Policy Research, 2014
    Center for Economic and Policy Research: Washington DC
  9. Statements of Support for a Financial Transaction Tax
    Center for Economic and Policy Research, 2014
    Center for Economic and Policy Research: Washington DC
  10. Financial Sector Taxes
    Dolphin, T., 2014
    IPPR: London
  11. The Effect of the Global Financial Crisis on Emerging and Developing Economies
    Dolphin, T. & Chappell, L., 2014
    The Institute for Public Policy Research: London
  12. Financial Transaction Taxes
  13. A Fair and Substantial Contribution by the Financial Sector – Final Report for the G20
    International Monetary Fund, 2014
    International Monetary Fund: Washington
  14. Globalizing Solidarity: The Case for Financial Levies
  15. The Tobin Tax – A Review of the Evidence
  16. Five Lives: How a Financial Transaction Tax Could Support Global Health
  17. Memo on FTT Rates and Revenue Potential
  18. Securities Transaction Taxes for U.S. Financial Markets
  19. Who Supports a Robin Hood Tax?
    Robin Hood Tax Campaign, 2014
    Robin Hood Tax Campaign UK: London
  20. International Financial Transaction Taxes: Myth-Busting
    Robin Hood Tax Campaign, 2014
    Robin Hood Tax UK Campaign: London
  21. A Financial Transaction Tax for Global Health
    Robin Hood Tax Campaign, 2014
    Robin Hood Tax Campaign UK: London
  22. A Global Financial Transaction Tax for Climate Funding: Investing in Our Collective Future
    Robin Hood Tax Campaign UK, 2014
    Robin Hood Tax Campaign: London
  23. The Currency Transaction Tax: Rate and Revenue Estimates
    Schmidt, R., 2014
    United Nations University Press: Tokyo, New York, London
  24. A General Financial Transaction Tax: Motives, Revenues, Feasibility and Effects
    Schulmeister, S., 2008
    Austrian Institute of Economic Research: Austria
  25. Implementation of a General Financial Transactions Tax
    Schulmeister, S., 2014
    Austrian Institute of Economic Research: Vienna
  26. A Euro Solution: Implementing a Stamp Duty on Euro to Finance International Development
    Spratt, S., 2014
    Stamp Out Poverty: London
  27. A Sterling Solution: Implementing a Stamp Duty on Sterling to Finance International Development
    Spratt, S., 2014
    Stamp Out Poverty: London
  28. Climate Finance: A tool kit for Assessing Climate Mitigation and Adaptation Funding Mechanisms
    Spratt, S., and Ashford, C., 2014
    Institute of Development Studies and Stamp Out Poverty: London
  29. Using Tax Policy to Curb Speculative Short-Term Trading
  30. A Proposal for International Monetary Reform
    Tobin, J., 1978
    Cowles Foundation Discussion Papers: Yale University

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