Economists throw support behind super tax

A GROUP of 20 academics and economists has weighed in on the super-profits tax debate, backing the Rudd government’s proposal that mining companies should pay more.

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The group, including former chairman of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Allan Fels, issued a statement today supporting the proposal to claw back 40% of mining’s super profits.