Book Discussion on Treasure Islands

In his book Nicholas Shaxson takes a critical look at offshore tax havens which cost the U.S. $100 billion in lost tax revenue each year… read more

In his book Nicholas Shaxson takes a critical look at offshore tax havens which cost the U.S. $100 billion in lost tax revenue each year and claims that Britain and the United States are the world’s two most important tax havens. He was joined by Rebecca Wilkins to discuss how the U.S. and the U.K. perpetuate the use of tax havens and its impact on the global economy and developing world. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Sarah Pray moderated.

“Dirty Little Secrets: Tax Havens in the U.S. and U.K.” was an event held at Open Society Institute-Washington, D.C. close

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

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  • Sarah Pray Policy Analyst Open Society Foundations->African Affairs
  • Nicholas Shaxson Associate Fellow Royal Institute of International Affairs->Africa Programme
  • Rebecca Wilkins Senior Counsel Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy->Federal Tax Policy
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Book Discussion on Treasure Islands

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 6, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 7, 2011

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  • Aug 06, 2011 | 4:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 07, 2011 | 3:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 07, 2011 | 9:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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