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About John Christensen

John Christensen is the former economic adviser to the British Crown Dependency of Jersey, a pre-eminent British tax haven. Having originally trained as a forensic fraud investigator, he is now the director of the Tax Justice Network, a member of the OECD Task Force on Tax and Development, and a board member of Washington, D.C.-based New Rules for Global Finance.

Articles by John Christensen

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Manuel Serrano

Manuel Serrano is Junior Editor at DemocraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Ten years in the campaign for tax justice - we have a long way to go

For more than a decade John Christensen has been at the forefront of the challenge to offshore finance, tax avoidance and evasion and the criminal immunity safeguarded by secrecy jurisdictions. Where's it heading?

The Finance Curse - introduction

Paying billions in tax revenues, the City would surely be an asset to any country. Wouldn't it? A new book, The Finance Curse, argues that far from being a "golden goose", having an oversized financial sector is seriously damaging to an economy.

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