/ (ˈtəʊbɪn) /
a proposed tax on foreign-exchange transactions intended to discourage destabilizing speculation while also raising large revenues that could be channelled to the developing world
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Word Origin for Tobin tax
late C20: after James Tobin (1918–2002), US economist who proposed it
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