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Tobin Tax

  • By: Bruno Jetin
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The Tobin tax has played a significant role in the global economy. The idea of a tax on financial or currencies transactions—the Tobin tax—has resurfaced and disappeared many times according to the economic crises and the political tensions they brought.

In 1971, ...

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