Mark Wadsworth

Blog URL:http://markwadsworth.blogspot.com
Blog Tags:Land Value Tax, Cows, Humour, Statistics, Taxation, Economics, Libertarianism, Simplification
Country:United Kingdom
State/Province:London
Location:London

Economics and cow attacks.



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From http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2020/350/made:STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS2020 No. 350 PUBLIC HEALTH, ENGLANDThe Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (England) Regulations 2020...6. Restrictions on movement(1) During the emergency period, n...

The lock down rules have the aim of reducing person-to-person contact as far as possible.Misguided or not, that's a clear enough basic principle. So no more going on holiday by 'plane or train (fair enough); work from home if possible (fair enough);...

John McCone explains on his blog why only Basic Income, Combined With Freezes In Rent, Mortgage and Debt Payments Can Stave Off Calamity.This is not the usual landlord-bashing. Fact is, at present, the rental value of most business premises is z...

Fun with numbers

on Apr 3, 2020

The clever bit is...1. Call the four numbers a, b, c and d.2. One of the answers is a x c (2) and one of them is b x d (6). Multiply these up is a x b x c x d (12).3. One of the answers is a x d (3) and one of them is b x c (4). Multiply these up is...

From the BBC:The government has confirmed that 2,000 NHS frontline staff out of half a million in England have been tested for coronavirus since the outbreak began.Half a million? And how many people does the NHS employ in total?Factcheck says about...

Tesco Edmonton, a couple of days ago. It might have gone up or down since then:Surprisingly, the petrol stations in my area, which are always about 10p/litre more expensive than Tesco are holding out, and are still asking for about 120p/litre.

From the BBC:On Tuesday, Nationwide - one of the UK's biggest lenders - effectively pulled out of new deals... Nationwide will now only offer home loans to those with 25% equity or more.It rules out first-time borrowers or existing homeowners with li...