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Conference The Eurozone in Crisis: Solutions and Future Prospects April 3, 2012 Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva, Konstitucijos Ave. 20, Vilnius, Lithuania   The Aim of the Conference The aim of the conference was to discuss the fiscal policy of the European Union countries and the future of euro. Target audience The conference was attended by more than 80 participants: experts of economics, taxation, finance, state officials, liberal politicians, businessmen, media and other interested parties. Course…

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Europe promised even more money which it doesn’t have, Spain promises painful cuts, Slovakia higher taxes. Euro Bill keeps increasing, we will pray for its rescue and just 11-year-old Dutch children want to expropriate Greeks.  We will start this week rather gloomily. On Wednesday morning an older man, former pharmacist  Dimitris Christoulas, committed suicide by shooting himself at the busy square in front of the Greek parliament in Athens. He left a letter, in which he…

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20 April 2012 is the day when Bulgarians, figuratively speaking, stop working for the government and start working for themselves. This day is called Tax Freedom Day. In 2012 Bulgarians will need to work nearly four months only to pay their taxes and fees to the Government, thus reaching the budget’s revenue target for the year. In Bulgaria, this day traditionally is somewhere in May and its early appearance in the last 3-4 years is…

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Liberte! invites to “What kind of social policy?“ (conference) WHEN Thursday, April 19, 2012 at 10 a.m. WHERE City Council Piotrkowska 104 Łódź, Poland Programme: 10.00-10.30 Opening remarks Hanna Zdanowska – President of Łódź (tbc) Marek Cieślak – Vice-President of Łódź Kaja Zapędowska-Kling, Błażej Lenkowski – Liberté! 10.30-12.30 Local panel: “Łódź – a city of old people? Social policy towards demographic changes”. Professor Jerzy Krzyszkowski – Polish Association of Social Policy, University of Łódź Professor…

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The INESS Institute, independent Slovak think tank, runs a regularly updated the Euro Bill on its specialized website eurokriza.sk. The Bill contains structured records of all Slovak guarantees, borrowings, and share of bond purchases related to the Euro-rescue efforts. After the last update from the late March 2012, the Euro Bill reached EUR 1869 per capita in Slovakia. The level of currently activated funds rose to EUR 495 per capita. Following events and changes were…

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INESS invites to Seminar on Austrian Economics WHEN 19-22 April 2012 WHERE Hotel Odevák Odborárska 15, Piešťany Slovakia 4-day long intensive event for Slovak elite online casino canada Everyone who drives should take a safe driving defensive driving course or defensive driving classes. university students where renowned international and domestic lecturers introduce various aspects of Austrian school of economic thought. More information here.

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Republikon Institute invites to “Parties in mid-term“ (conference) WHEN: Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 10 a.m. WHERE: A38 event ship (Petőfi bridge, Buda side – Budapest, Hungary) Programme: 10:00-10:15 Opening remarks Csaba Tóth, director of strategy, Republikon Institute 10:15-11:45 What recent public opinion polls show: parties in the eyes of voters Endre Hann (Medián) Csaba Molnár (Nézőpont Institute) Endre Sík (TÁRKI) Tibor Závecz (Ipsos) 12:15-13:45 Parties in mid-term: in the eyes of political analysts Ferenc…

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Why the zombie banks aren’t stressed by stress testing, about Austrian Japanese, and about how difficult life the Spanish banks and especially Spanish bankers have. And that Trichet, even though he uses bad economic theories and non- functioning economic models, doesn’t regret anything. When it comes to solving the crisis in Europe, many people use the example of the USA, where central bank during the crisis provided the whole financial sector with guarantees, which apparently…

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Why not to believe door-to-door sellers, central bankers; which European country is the closest to a default,how Italians save money  on food to sendpayments to the investment bank Morgan Stanley thanks to their clever politicians, and finally about really clean money.By the way, do you have a chicken at home already? Mario Draghi, president of ECB, told the German newspaper Bild that when it comes to the European debt crisis, the worst part is already behind…