The Case For a New People’s Budget (Lib Dems ALTER)

The Case For a New People’s Budget (Lib Dems ALTER)

A book published by Lib Dems ALTER (link is external) (Action for Land Taxation and Economic Reform) about Land Value Tax in 1909 and today in whicih I contribute a chapter on LVT and Housing. Attached is an M4B file I made of the recording I produced of the book. This is a file best…

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Where are the adventurous young bankers?

In the monetary crisis of the late seventies when Hayek wrote the essay I linked to earlier about privatizing the money supply he thought that the then current generation of senior bankers would be too dyed in he wool of the prevailing system to become so innovative as to suggest and work up his radical…

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Land tax versus land release

...or why we would still need Land Value Tax even if everyone had a home. One of the most common responses to the suggestion that Land Value Tax would be an equitable way of solving housing shortages is that "we don't need more tax, just looser planning regulations" enabling landowners to release more (and predominantly…

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Money Supply, House Prices, Stocks Exchange Assets, Prices

Money Supply, House Prices, Stocks Exchange Assets, Prices

A couple of days ago I picked up on a report from the Times and Bloomberg about growth in M4 money supply. I've been trying to do a little research on relative growth of different types of assets and the money supply and retail prices. I don't know if this chart makes any sense, but…

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