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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 99–104.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Khadija Sharife World Policy Institute fellow Khadija Sharife investigates the tax avoidance strategies of one of the world’s biggest lottery corporations. While the company, GTech (now known as IGT), profits off the poor, it has shielded hundreds of millions in revenue from the tax man...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 88–95.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Khadija Sharife Khadija Sharife analyzed the public disclosures of nine pharmaceutical companies and found that collectively they have dodged paying about $140 billion in taxes by stashing $405 billion in income in offshore tax havens. Sharife also shows that the alleged cost of obtaining a patent...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 43–52.
Published: 01 March 2015
... was discovered. He was smuggling diamonds in toothpaste tubes on behalf of American tax evaders. Photo: Paul Falardeau But those days are over. The United States already knows of Credit Suisse bankers deceiving American immigration officers about the real purpose of their visits. Espionage-like code...
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World Policy Journal (2008) 25 (3): 137–140.
Published: 01 September 2008
...William D. Hartung At first glance, the international arms trade seems to be one of those problems that will always be with us, like death and taxes. But just as life can be prolonged and tax rates can be reduced, the traffic in weapons can be reined in, given the political will to do so, as I...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 97–98.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Jeff Kelly Lowenstein; Raymond Joseph For the past year, a network of journalists from Africa, Australia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States have been investigating the global lottery industry. Jeff Kelly Lowenstein and Raymond Joseph discuss the misspending, tax avoidance, and fraud...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 65–77.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Khadija Sharife; John Grobler Khadija Sharife, an investigative journalist and researcher on financial opacity and extractive industries, is the author of Tax Us If You Can: Africa (Pambazuka), pan-African editor at the Forum for African Investigative Reporters, and board member...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 106–111.
Published: 01 June 2018
.... And what have emerged within individual countries are parallel social contracts—one exists for the global 1 percent, and another for everyone else. The very wealthy pay proportionally less in taxes. They’re able to pay their way into office, or across borders. In many, many countries, including the United...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 77–81.
Published: 01 June 2016
... and its democracy. Country-by-country reporting for the diamond sector needs to be released showing disaggregated information, such as the names of linked companies and jurisdictions, where profits are recorded, where taxes are paid, net assets, and beneficial owners. Moreover, an exceptional diamond...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 22 (4): 1–6.
Published: 01 December 2006
.... The siloviki won a recent battle by- truck. And the subsequent tax claim on blocking a merger of the two companies. TNK-BP is four years old. But the technocrats overcame siloviki ob­ The energy sector is not the tax police’s structionist tactics to swallow up another oil only target. In September, Putin...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 111–121.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Heidi Brown What followed was a dizzying series of events: an anonymous payment of the House’s tax bill by a businessman known to have connections to Putin (House directors say he revealed himself to them but requested anonymity); Shevchuk, on camera, mocking a friendly telegram he received from...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 9–13.
Published: 01 June 2015
... at the national level in some two-dozen countries. Tax credits also can support deployment of wind and solar power. Some 37 countries have national production or investment tax credits for renewable energy. Such pro-renewables policies help level the playing field with artificially cheap fossil fuels...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 116–125.
Published: 01 December 2012
... with Hollande and much of what he’s brought into the corridors of power. Especially since unemployment has only continued to rise, along with the taxes that Hollande pledged to enact in an effort to return the nation to a semblance of solvency and avoid the horrors still unspooling in Greece and looming...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 86–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., agriculture, property, storage, carbon credits, palm oil, diamonds—all investment scams connected to a small group of people who used multiple shell entities, tax havens, and fictitious alternative investment projects. Each was peddled to clients on multiple “sucker lists,” largely retirees. The network...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 107–111.
Published: 01 September 2016
... of the same parent company. Right now, the global standard is to ask that companies, including banks, report aggregated figures showing activity by sector or region. Detailed information showing where payments and loans are made, where profits are recorded, where losses are incurred, where taxes are paid...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (4): 74–84.
Published: 01 December 2012
... received full treatment with no charge and no questions asked. Now, the safety net has been withdrawn—just as we need it most. It is not just the sacrifice of lower incomes and higher taxes, the hunger, and the fear that debilitate Greece. Above all, the greatest insecurity stems from the dawning...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 61–71.
Published: 01 March 2012
..., or income tax . Laying aside the synthetic indignation of the British tabloids, the episode was among the first to highlight the creeping regulatory power of the European Union. Six decades of integration have turned Brussels, the home of the EU’s major institutions, into the principal drafting venue...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 51–56.
Published: 01 December 2015
... the most unequal. The reason is that the tax and social benefit structure of Latin America is just as unequal as the U.S. when it comes to basic income before taxes and before benefits. But then you apply the benefits and the taxes, and you come out with a much flatter curve, with a much fairer social...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 19 (4): 49–58.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... And the government’s bankers have argued that a formal interna­ failure to combat corruption and tax evasion tional bankruptcy regime would make it was destroying its political and economic “too easy” for countries to default. In Ar­ credibility. gentina’s case...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 71–78.
Published: 01 March 2000
... state 20 percent flat tax. “In the labyrinth of the subsidies.” Haider’s chief ideologist, Andreas tax state,” Haider has written, “even clear Molzer, currently the editor of the right- heads all too easily become confused! I am wing radical weekly, Zur Zeit, which has a proponent of a simple...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 41–51.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., led by Chevron, will cost the equivalent of 3 percent of the nation's annual gross domestic product. For Australians, this export-price bonanza financed a national pay raise, filtering through mining company profits and dividends, government tax cuts and spending, and stronger demand for labor...
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