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About Tim Worstall

Tim Worstall is Senior Fellow at the Adam Smith Institute.


Recent Posts by Tim Worstall:
Over budget and out of date: The overwhelming case against HS2 The case for HS2 is built on 20th-century assumptions

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Fighting poverty is less complicated than Oxfam thinks To complain about inequality in Singapore is to miss the point completely

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Green Party policies would give us less leisure time – not more Specialisation and greater productivity, not government edict, give us leisure time

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Tesco’s new discounter shows the rewards of the free market system A proper market system is what stands between capitalism and plutocracy

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An illiquid housing market is holding Britain back A bigger private rented sector would be good for the employment rate

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Economic development is a prerequisite for gender equality When nearly all children survive into adulthood, women undertake paid economic activity

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The Rich List is evidence that capitalism isn’t broken 94 per cent of the 1,000 people on the Rich List are self-made

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Confiscating rogue landlords’ property: illiberal and futile The specific proposal is that local authorities should have the power to confiscate properties from those landlords.

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Our sluggish planning system is to blame for high house prices The five-year stockpile of building land is caused by planning regulations

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Property rights would stop the favelas from burning Why the legal protection of property rights needs to be considered in Sao Paulo

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