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The FinReg Pod

Mar 19, 2021

The recent GameStop fiasco has given new momentum to the concept of a financial transactions tax. In this episode, Lenore Palladino explains why we need a financial transactions tax and sheds insights on recent state and federal proposals to tax financial transactions. Lenore is an assistant professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts Amherst as well as a fellow at the Roosevelt Institute. Last month, Lenore wrote an article in The Appeal titled “The Case for the financial transaction tax in 2021.”