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Blogs by Shruti Dayal

Shruti Dayal is a CPS Summer 2017 Economic Research intern. She graduated in 2017 with a degree in Economics (Hons.) from the University of Warwick, and is interested in working in consulting and research. 

  • The drawbacks of the Financial Transactions Tax

    The drawbacks of the Financial Transactions Tax

    | Fiscal Policy
    The Financial Transaction Tax (FTT), popularly dubbed as the Robin Hood Tax, received large support from the Labour Party this election season. The party claimed that through the imposition of the FTT on derivatives, its government would be able to generate revenues of £26bn over the course of a 5-year ...
  • Unconditional Basic Income – innovative, but not implementable

    Unconditional Basic Income – innovative, but not implementable

    | Welfare Policy
    Unconditional Basic Income (UBI) is a scheme that has recently been gaining traction worldwide. Several trials of the scheme and its variations are set to take place in developed nations like Finland, Canada, and Scotland, and in developing nations like India and Kenya. The scheme would guarantee all individuals with ...