Timmy elsewhereMay 11, 2013 Tim WorstallTimmy Elsewhere3 CommentsAt the ASI. Council housing causes unemployment. previousSo no double dip then?nextMarkets erode moral values! 3 thoughts on “Timmy elsewhere” Luke May 11, 2013 at 11:12 pm You refer to research on the effect of home ownership, and them provide a plausible model as to why high levels of council housing (under current rules) might reduce mobility and so increase unemployment. You then say it *does *increase unemployment. I could not see a link to evidence saying it * does.* have I missed something? Steve May 12, 2013 at 1:44 pm You could also say stamp duty causes unemployment. Or indeed that taxing rental income causes unemployment. Ironman May 13, 2013 at 9:39 am “Stamp Duty causes unemployment.” Indeed, in a round about way, Tim has said that. More, he has called SDLT a Financial Transaction Tax. He is right about that too. This research is important . It touches not just on economic factors but also on profound social anchors that go to the heart of the British mentality. Depending on how you wisht o look at them, these anchors either hold our communities together or hold us back. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.