Dr Madsen Pirie

Dr Madsen Pirie is President of the Adam Smith Institute.  He subscribes to a broadly empirical and libertarian philosophy and values the insights of the Austrian School of Economics.  He has written books on logic, philosophy, economics, and children's science fiction.  His own website is at www.madsen-pirie.com

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Robin Hood Tax: why 350 economists are utterly wrong

Written by | Monday 15 February 2010

The Tobin Tax, which is now dubbed the "Robin Hood Tax" in an attempt to increase its appeal, has attracted the support of "350 economists from across the world". They have written to G20 leaders calling on them to introduce a financial transactions tax on speculative dealings in foreign currencies, shares and other securities.

Back to the 70s

Written by | Thursday 11 February 2010

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Everybody out!

Written by | Wednesday 10 February 2010

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Fifty percent of nothing? Not half.

Written by | Wednesday 3 February 2010

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Turning health into a zero sum game

Written by | Sunday 10 January 2010

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