Combattere le disuguaglianze: perché ha senso anche in Italia

Ha ragione chi dice che la disuguaglianza è un problema meno importante in Italia che in Paesi come quelli Anglosassoni (vedi qui o i vari interventi di Michele Boldrin in merito). La distribuzione dei top income è meno concentrata rispetto a Francia, USA, o UK (vedi qui e qui); la disuguaglianza nei redditi non è…

10 Right-Wing Lies on Taxation

Modern conservatives have been lying about taxes pretty much from the beginning of their movement. Made-up sob stories about family farms broken up to pay inheritance taxes, magical claims about self-financing tax cuts, and so on go all the way back to the 1970s. But the selling of tax cuts under Trump has taken things…

Heads I win, Tails it’s chance

Il Saggiatore has just released the Italian version of Mervyn King‘s last book, The End of Alchemy: Money, Banking and the Future of the Global Economy, which he presented last week in Milan, at the presence of professor Luca Fantacci – co-author of a book with similar title and spirit (The End of Finance, 2011). While discussing the…