Securities Transaction Tax

Participants debated for and against the implementation of a financial transaction tax on trades of stocks, bonds, derivatives and other… read more

Participants debated for and against the implementation of a financial transaction tax on trades of stocks, bonds, derivatives and other investments. They focused on the need to improve revenues to reduce deficit spending, how the taxes have been used in other countries, and the potential impact on the economy.

A financial transaction tax is a small tax placed on a specific type of financial transaction. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • James Angel Professor Georgetown University->McDonough School of Business
  • Dean Baker Co-Founder and Co-Director Center for Economic and Policy Research
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Securities Transaction Tax

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Program ID:
300384-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 9, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 11, 2011

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  • Aug 09, 2011 | 5:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 10, 2011 | 11:10am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 11, 2011 | 4:38am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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