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Taxation Without Representation: the Financial Repression Stealth Tax

A look at the winners and losers of financial repression

Garrick Hileman
Sep 10 · 7 min read

Quick Take:

“When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth”

– Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, stated by Sherlock Holmes

How best to achieve sovereign debt sustainability?

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Pick your debt sustainability policy poison

Financial repression offers policymakers the debt sustainability path of least resistance

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Financial repression’s winners and losers

Can a stealth tax be “fair”?

Important note:

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Garrick Hileman

Written by

head of research at Blockchain.com and visiting fellow at the London School of Economics

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Blockchain.com is the oldest and most trusted provider of crypto products.

Garrick Hileman

Written by

head of research at Blockchain.com and visiting fellow at the London School of Economics

@blockchain

Blockchain.com is the oldest and most trusted provider of crypto products.

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