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Quadriga: Ethical Economics Time for a New Deal

Is it possible for society to develop in a socially just and sustainable manner? Can there be prosperity without growth? Many models and proposals exist for such a society. In times of crisis they have become more relevant than ever before.Anger at the growing gulf between rich and poor in many societies is growing. The ease with which firms, banks and rich individuals can legally squirrel away money in tax havens has also touched a nerve. Since the "Offshore Leaks" revelations the shear size of the tax avoidance business has become clear.The shady world of offshore firms has been tolerated for years, perhaps because many people profited from it. But where others profit, some governments are looking at empty coffers to pay for aging populations and education.Estimates suggest EU countries lose about one trillion euros of income every year through tax avoidance. Europe can no longer afford to ignore the problem and EU finance ministers are planning measures to prevent it. Proposal

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