Economist Wojciech Kopczuk has been selected as a Visiting Scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation for the 2019-2020 academic year.
In the last few years, globalisation has come under renewed attack. Some of the criticisms may be misplaced but one is spot on: globalisation has enabled large multinationals, such as Apple, Google and Starbucks, to avoid paying tax. Apple has become the poster child for corporate tax avoidance, with its legal claim that a few hundred people working in Ireland were the real source of its profits, and then striking a deal with that country’s government that resulted in its paying a tax amounting to .005% of its profit. …Joseph E Stiglitz is a Nobel laureate in economics, university professor at Columbia University and chief economist at the Roosevelt Institute.
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