Maya Forstater: The Truth About Illicit Financial Flows

Maya Forstater: The Truth About Illicit Financial Flows

July 23, 2018

Maya Forstater says illicit financial flows are not easily found in macroeconomic statistics because people go to great lengths to hide them. (photo: iStock by Getty Images/Aslan Alphan)

Illicit financial flows have been under the spotlight recently. Both the Panama and subsequent Paradise papers exposed large amounts of money held in tax havens—some under questionable circumstances, and the United Nations has included tackling illicit financial flows as a target within its Sustainable Development Goals. In this podcast, the Center for Global Development’s Maya Forstater talks about how much or how little we

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