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.



Latest Blog Posts



Opponents (broadly, "right wingers") say that wage levels are set in a competitive market, so if the minimum wage is higher than this, this will cost jobs and reduce output. Defenders of minimum wages (broadly, "left wingers") say that it levels the...

Daily Mail on top form

on Apr 15, 2018

Man is arrested after woman in her 30s is stabbed to death in south London road where houses sell for £1.3m...

From hereMe: If your point was that land prices are the inverse of interest rates and/or proportional to credit availability, you are clearly correct.Bayard: Yes, but why? Why do so many of us spend more on land when we have more to spend? We don't t...

I recently read that Finland had been ranked the happiest country in the world by the UN's Sustainable Development Solutions Network, which got me looking into its housing. After all, it has long been a tenet of this blog that home-ownership is a Goo...

Method or Madness?

on Apr 11, 2018

I, like most people, assume that Donald Trump is just an overgrown spoilt brat child who has no concept of his actions having negative consequences, it's all just "I want, I want, I want". When he threatened North Korea with "fire and fury" or starte...

High-flying lawyer who rents out £320,000 house* where two men died in suspected carbon monoxide leak is being investigated by police* Or not as the case may be - going by Zoopla, that does seem a very low price for a three bed semi in Edgware.

From The Times:A diner who ordered a £13 baked camembert at a restaurant was served one costing £1.15 from Asda which was still in its round supermarket box. Emma Daniels chose the sharing starter at Severnshed to eat with her partner.It arrived on...