The Institute for Market Economics has just published its latest Economic note on the effects of the EC proposal to revise the Tobacco Products Directive (2001/37/EC) to adopt a requirement of plain packaging.
From the point of view of European liberals, there was no perfect candidate in this year’s U.S. presidential election.
Regional Profiles provides a snapshot of the socio-economic conditions of Bulgarian districts as of mid-2012, as well as their development since the year 2000.
Seminar and a book launch organised by the Academy of Liberalism with the support of Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom and Estonian Reform Party.
The conclusion is that if we stopped providing the benefits for the richer part of the society and only the poorer families were entitled to them, public expenditures could decrease by EUR 270 million a year.
The discussion forum is organized in order to evaluate family policy financed from the state budget.
Lithuanian Free Market Institute (LFMI) introduces a new periodical publication “Lithuanian Shadow Economy“. The publication provides data about shadow economy in Lithuania and more specific data and insights in alcohol, fuel and cigarette markets.
The conference was a great opportunity to share the opinions in different areas of social policy between experts from different countries from Central and Eastern Europe. We hope that it also strengthened the tights between members of 4liberty.eu network.
A major pension reform was approved in a fast track procedure. The expense of this fast track procedure was not only the violation of legislative rules by the new parliament and government, but also lack of understanding of the long-term impact of this reform.
Legal regulations concerning axiological choices made by individuals in their private or intimate spheres, formed on the basis of the expectations and awareness of the democratic majority, are essentially deprived of legitimization and are not acceptable within the scope of prohibitions and restrictions they introduce.