The Czech government continues to do its utmost to limit the economic freedom of individuals. Nowadays, the attention of lawmakers turns to the restriction on opening hours of malls and supermarkets with the floor area larger than 200 square meters during public holidays (8 days per year including Easter or Christmas).
Since the Czech Republic is an export-based economy with one dominant trading partner (Germany), one can be very skeptical of the ability of the Czech government to actually reduce unemployment. On the other hand, there is much the government can do to make the situation worse.
“We must prevent exploitation of workers,” they say. Well, this is a complete nonsense. Capitalist exploitation is nothing but a fable that leftists, populists or inadequately educated individuals uses for haunting employees – just like parents use tales about bugaboos under bed to scare unruly children.
The second part of the interviev by Josef Šíma (president of CEVRO Institute, Prague) with professor Peter Boettke on the importance of mainstream vs. mainline distinction in understanding economics, the power of ideas and education focusing on the link between philosophy, politics and economics, and the new master’s PPE program in Prague.
On the importance of mainstream vs. mainline distinction in understanding economics, the power of ideas and education focusing on the link between philosophy, politics and economics, and the new master’s PPE program in Prague with professor Peter Boettke talked Josef Šíma, president of CEVRO Institute, Prague.
Speaking of visions, the lack of consensus extends beyond politics. Many employers have been lobbying for more practical education, especially on the level of secondary schools. This has been opposed by most experts on education.
My, 14 signatářských think tanků a organizací ze 8 členských států EU sdružených v síti 4liberty.eu, apelujeme na Evropskou komisi, Evropský parlament a národní parlamenty, aby se rozhodovaly na základě závěrů poctivého ekonomického výzkumu a aby přijaly TTIP a jeho součásti, včetně ISDS.
KSCM has no intention to transform itself into a modern leftist party. Its stance, supported by the extraordinary orthodox program, is close to pure Marxism and their proponents repeatedly tend to doubt the post-revolution development, deny the communist crimes and to praise the socialist era as something what should be followed
The figures that chief executive officers (CEOs) read at their payrolls are medially very attractive information. Why? They are huge! People process the information in many ways – someone is rude, someone envies, someone is emulated… Anyway, the same question occurs: Why has CEOS’ pay increased so much?
The conclusion of Prague economic conference, organized on the occasion of THE TAX FREEDOM DAY 2013 with the support of Friedrich Naumann Foundation, was quite clear: “We have to beat rational ignorance of European voters.”