On February 4th, Gabriel Wollner (LSE) will make a presentation in the seminar Forum for European Philosophy organised by the London School of Economics (from 6.30 to 8.00 pm, Wolfson Theatre, London School of Economics and Political Science). The title of his presentation will be “Justice in Finance”.
Abstract: There has recently been much debate among economists and politicians about the idea of levying a tax on particular transactions on international financial markets. Gabriel Wollner will contribute to the debate about international financial transaction taxation by bringing the perspective of political philosophy to bear on the politicians’ and economists’ arguments about policy. He will develop a framework for thinking about justice in finance and defend the idea of an international financial transaction tax as an instrument
for making the international financial system more just.