On October 9, 2012 INESS with support of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom and the National Union of Employers organized international conference under the title Cutting Deficits, which was a continuation of INESS’ annual traditional conference devoted to public finances. Two panels with seven speakers from four European countries took place in a Park Inn Danube hotel in Bratislava. The speakers answered in various ways the main question of the conference – Is it possible…

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Institute INESS invites you to an international conference Cutting Deficits, devoted to a very hot topic – fiscal consolidation. The conference takes place on 9th October 2012 at the conference venue of Park Inn Danube Hotel Bratislava, Slovakia. Public spending of EU governments stagnated in the year 2011, an exceptional situation in the last 10 years. Even the crisis did not lead to public spending reduction, only to a slow-down of the spending growth. Deficits…


Friedrich Naumann Foundation has a pleasure to invite all interested to the Open Day at the German Embassy in Warsaw, which will take place on September 15,2012 from 12.00 to 18.00. Friedrich Naumann Foundation’s representation will be present at the Embassy to provide information about its activities and answer all possible questions. When: September 15,2012 12.00-18.00   Where: German Embassy Jazdów 12 00-467 Warszawa   More information here.  


Institute for Market Economics, Institute for Economic Studies – Europe and Friedrich Naumann Foundation organized a week long summer seminar in Bulgaria “Europe & Liberty”  (Bansko, 14-20 July 2012) The seminar gathered 35 students from various countries: Armenia, Czech Republic, Georgia, Moldova, Macedonia, Romania, Russia, Turkey, Netherlands and Bulgaria. Lecturers were Pierre Garello (France), Gregory Rehmke (USA), Carlo Lottieri (Italy), Krassen Stanchev (Bulgaria) and Petar Ganev (Bulgaria).


Institute for Market Economics joined the worldwide initiative Friedman Legacy for Freedom Day by organizing a special evening dedicated to Milton Friedman’s 100th Birthday (31 July 2012, Sofia). IME gathered up to 50 people to celebrate Friedman’s legacy and to discuss his ideas. The evening started with segments from the “Free to Choose” series and continued with short contributions by our three quest speakers – Kalin Hristov, Georgi Angelov and Petar Ganev. A review of…