INESS organized a traditional summer Annual Sean Gabb lecture on Wednesday, August 12, 2015. Dr. Sean Gabb is the Director of the Libertarian Alliance (United Kingdom) and one of the most renowned advocates of freedom and individual liberty in Europe.
On July 30, 2015, INESS organized an event commemorating Milton Friedman. One of the special guests was Petr Barton of IREF, a Czech economist who spent a part of his professional carrier working at the University of Chicago and knew Milton Friedman in person.
Just like every year, INESS released the Bill for Government services few days ago. Although such information should be ideally provided by the government itself, Slovak government is somewhat reluctant to inform the society on costs of the functioning of the state. This is precisely why INESS decided to take up this task.
Free Market Road Show 2015 has visited Bratislava, Slovakia on April 14, 2015. The event organized by INESS in cooperation with Austrian Economics Center was a part of the unique conference tour that visits 36 cities around Europe and Caucasus from April till May.
It is our pleasure to announce that CASE Ukraine just released their own Price of the State with the Ukrainian data located at http://costua.com/en/.
For the fifth time, Institute of Economic and Social Studies INESS was honored to organize event commemorating Milton Friedman.
INESS released an English version of The 2014 Universe of Public Expenditures, a poster with a graphical representation of all public expenditures financed by taxes and contributions. It enables one to understand the relationships among the individual items of public administration.
The rapid economic growth, coupled with the rise of capitalism, is the source of the wealth of our society. However, this fact is often overshadowed by the perpetual discussions about inequality and wealth differences.
The goal of the project is to explain that there ain’t no such thing as a free lunch provided by state and to inform general public on the costs of the public services by using this specific visual form. It uses per citizen calculation (including children and retirees), that enables better understanding of each taxpayer´s share on financing the public services.
Paradoxically, the Slovak remake of the clip received more views in two days than official European Commission video in 6 months.