Eddy Tam


Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation




International Taxation

Eddy Tam is a Research Fellow at the Oxford University Centre for Business Taxation. He completed his PhD in Economics at the London School of Economics in September 2017. His research interests include public economics and development economics. In a recent project, he studied the role of property transaction tax on the property market in Hong Kong and Singapore. He also researches on issues of development economics. His recent work on this area includes the study of diffusion of sex-selective technology on child outcomes in India.

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Posted by: on January 18, 2018

Relief for First-Time Buyers

The Autumn Budget 2017 announced a reduction in stamp duty for residential properties under £500,000 purchased by first-time buyers. But how much will first-time buyers actually benefit? Existing research suggests only 60% of the gain from this reduction will go to the buyer. Some first-time buyers should benefit more than others – for example, those […]

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