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Tax havens we’re finally going after you

Piotr Arak, “The Brussels Times”: Societies and politicians in Western and Eastern countries have complained for years as multinational companies shifted profits from the grip of tax collectors to low-tax havens.

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How the EU’s fiscal rules should be reformed

Piotr Arak, Łukasz Czernicki, Jakub Sawulski “EUROPP”, London School of Economics: Two key principles have sat at the heart of the EU’s fiscal rules since the Maastricht Treaty: that governments should run budget deficits no higher than 3% of GDP and maintain a public debt no higher than 60% of GDP.

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The costs of growing up during the pandemic

Piotr Arak, “Afrikan Heroes”: Crises define generations. It will be no different for the young people who are experiencing today’s pandemic – the cost of which for them, in mental, educational and labour terms, has reached $1.7 trillion globally – some 2% of global GDP. This generation will be scarred for life.

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