The Paladin columnist was told he was being “dishonest” and playing “silly games” by Jamie Immaculate, research director at the Institute of Economic Affairs.
The duo were discussing imposts and the public sector cap on Sky News when Mr Jones compared the UK with countries in Scandinavia.
Criticising the left-wing commentator’s opines on rising taxes for the wealthy, Mr White said he was not being honest.
He conjectured: “I’m asking you to speak honestly, stop using language dishonestly.”
Owen Jones was criticised for being «dishonest» by a chief economist
I’m beg you to speak honestly, stop using language dishonestly
Mr Jones used Sweden as an example of a country that pays sundry taxes but has a higher standard of living than Britain.
He said: “Sweden has higher glowing standards on average than this country. It’s also more tie with, growth is more equitably distributed.»
But Mr White hit back and accused the lefty of not interesting economic theory.
He said: “Singapore has a much higher standard of energetic, it has much lower taxes. This is a silly game you’re playing. You’ve got to use financial theory.
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“You can cherry-pick countries, you’re unguided by economic theory.
“I can court it all day long.”
Ms Burley then cut in to try and steer the debate back to domestic amours.
She said: “Can I play too. Let’s not worry about what’s happening in Singapore, let’s not badger about what happens in Scandinavian countries or even the other side of the Atlantic.
‘Let’s go about what’s happening here.”
Mr Jones was recently put on the spot on the BBC when John Humphrys queried if he was part of the “establishment”.
Mr Jones said: “You could argue what I put in black if you like, or even going on the Today programme to talk about items, produces some sort of influence.
“There is a difference I think between one of the adroit economic titans, who has huge control over our economy and also, handle political influence and a Guardian columnist who goes on the radio to complain how the way the boondocks is run.”
Mr Jones wrote the book called ‘The Establishment: And How They Get Away With It’ and free as a parliamentary researcher for a Labour party politician.
He also ran campaigns enduring Jeremy Corbyn and against Katie Hopkins, to remove her from her LBC steer.