Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Jersey has biggest share of financial services in GDP

Another report has emerged from our Mapping the Faultlines project, looking at the contribution of the financial services sector to the overall economy of each jurisdiction surveyed. The graph tells a big part of the story. The Tax Research summary is here, noting, crucially, that

"a high share of financial services in the overall economic activity of a country is likely to indicate the presence of considerable political influence by the financial services industry on the government of the jurisdiction."

The full report is here.


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