Insight and Intelligence on the London & International Insurance Markets 24 Apr 2018

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Opinion: (Desert) island tax reform

  • Adam McNestrie 21 December 2017
  • There's an old joke about a physicist, a chemist, and an economist all stranded on a desert island. Nearing starvation, one day they find a washed up crate full of tinned food. Only one problem - how to open it?

    The physicist suggests smashing it with a rock. The chemist suggests building a fire and heating the can first to make it more malleable. The economist looks at both of them with disdain and says: "C'mon guys, this is simple...

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