Will the right tax system help Nigeria grow?
The struggle to tax citizens fairly. Source: Stears Business

I always go on about how much economists love to argue (read: disagree).

Whether it’s about deciding if breaking up Big Tech will do more harm for innovation than good, or what the main sources of inflation are, you can count on us to start a debate. In fact, within the Stears Business newsroom, we recently published a short series that argued for and against government intervention. 

The main thing here is that, once you get a couple of intelligent people who like to think about how the world works, chances are, they will find ways to come at an issue from multiple sides.

Personally, I don’t think that’s a bad thing. In fact, I read somewhere once that ‘if we don’t find people we disagree with, we will never learn anything new about what we believe in’.

Funny enough though, my main inspiration for writing this article is something

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Fadekemi Abiru

Fadekemi Abiru

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