Should we charge tourist? Listen to our second episode in the Penny For Your Thoughts series
Should we charge a tourist tax? Listen to the next instalment of Bangor Business School’s Podcast to find out what Dr Rhys ap Gwilym has to say.
Bangor Business School is delighted to announce the release of its second episode on their Penny for your Thoughts podcast. This month we hear from Dr Rhys ap Gwilym is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Bangor Business School. Rhys has been involved with a research project that has advised the Wales Assembly Government’s consultation into Wales’ Tourism Tax plans. We all know that tax can be complex and multi-layered! So how does a researcher go about unpacking a such complex issue? Rhys discusses the research process, what he and his team did and what he learned along the way to make understanding tourism tax less taxing!
Rhys has a strong interest in regional development policy and its role in Wales in particular. He has been a principal investigator on two grant-funded research projects for the Welsh Government relating to land value tax and tourism taxes. He is a member of the Institute of Welsh Affairs’ Economic Policy Group, where he has been involved in the development of discussion papers on the Welsh economy. He recently contributed to the “expert roundtable on the Welsh tax base & implications for public policy.
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