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    Waste of Nations

    How can we explain why tax money is being spent on the wrong things and why efficiency is so often lacking?

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    Tell the world about how the taxpayers’ money is wasted in your country.

In 1776, Scottish thinker Adam Smith wrote the book The Wealth of Nations to explain why countries grow rich.


The Waste of Nations is about the opposite – how countries waste money and become poor.


This waste is not accidental and it cannot all be laid at the door of individuals, political parties or interests. There are patterns, underlying mechanisms, that are well documented in economic research.

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