Andrew lectures in Economics at the School of Economic Science in London. He has a special interest in the concept of Economic Rent, how it arises and how it is currently captured by the landlord, how it could benefit society and how it can be maximised by the property developer. Henry George famously asserted that the collection of Economic Rent through a single tax, the Land Value Tax would bring about a more equitable distribution of wealth, and greater economic justice throughout the world. Since studying Economics Andrew has been looking for a practical application of this theory and believes the tax regime in Hong Kong to be the closest example.
Andrew is the author of our latest Ethical Economics book No Debt, High Growth, Low Tax, which documents the financial success of Hong Kong and Singapore and explains how their public wealth has benefitted from the collection of the Economic Rent of Land.
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