Sometimes the experiences of other countries, even where conditions are very different from those in Britain, provide some very useful ideas which could be adapted and used. Continue reading
Is the “housing shortage” real or artificial? How could the situation be improved? Continue reading
In other Topic Papers in this series, we show the various advantages which would be expected to follow from the introduction of Land Value Taxation (LVT) in this country. Continue reading
How a different basis of taxation would affect the ordinary householder, Continue reading
A great many people who would like homes of their own cannot afford them. What can be done to improve the situation? Continue reading
Before we come to consider what the Law of Rent states, and why it is important, it is useful to begin with a true modern story. Continue reading
Millions of people cannot get jobs, and yet there is an enormous amount of work which needs to be done. This paper points to a better way of managing things. Continue reading
By Merle Edwards – WHAT IS LAND VALUE TAXATION? Don’t we have more than enough taxes already? Why do we need another one? And why land value tax? What exactly is land value? Why should taxing land be any different, or better, than taxing anything else?
Read on for a careful consideration of these questions. Continue reading
The problem –
Signs of trouble. – Around the turn of 2007 and 2008, there were signs that serious economic trouble was brewing. Continue reading
The mess which this country is in today derives largely from “experts” getting their economics wrong. If we look at how a very simple economy works, we begin to see answers to a lot of modern problems, which the “experts” missed.