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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).

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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…

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INESS released English version of The 2012 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. It is a useful aid in illuminating the basic financial flows between citizen and state Bei Bedarf sucht Data data recovery houston auch nur nach einem bestimmten Namen. as well as among individual state institutions. The…

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For the third time, Institute of Economic and Social Studies INESS was honored to organize event commemorating Milton Friedman, one of the most notable flag bearers of economic liberty. As INESS is the most frequently quoted economic think tank in Slovakia and a loud defender of market freedom, we wanted to make sure Friedman’s 100th birthday event had the prestige it deserved. The event took place in Pulitzer Restaurant in the center of Bratislava, capital…

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Welcome address by Jiri Schwarz, Chairman of the MPS 2012 Organizing Committee  Dear friends of liberty and individual responsibility, It will be immense pleasure to welcome you at the greatest festival of classical liberal thinking under the auspices of the Mont Pelerin Society. This distinguished society for the defense and cultivation of principles of individual liberty will have its General 2012 Meeting in Prague from Sunday, September 2nd, to Friday, September 7th. The capital of the…

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Liberte! has a pleasure to inform that it the 11th issue of the magazine has just been released. It is devoted to the interwar period in Poland and includes articles concerning online casino politics, economy, social and cultural life of that period. Apart from the regular authors of Liberte! in this issue the interview with Adam Michnik can be found as well as section devoted to Tadeusz Boy-Żeleński.

LFMI

LFMI submitted comments to the Government and the Ministry of Social Security and Labour, welcoming Government-proposed amendments to the Labour Code. LFMI believes that removing the requirements to keep employment contracts record books, to issue monthly pay statements and to conclude labour contracts according to the model form will reduce the high administrative burden for companies. LFMI is of the opinion that such proposals as the permission to conclude fixed-term labour contracts for permanent jobs,…

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In May, the Lithuanian Tripartite Council debated Government-proposed amendments to the Labour Code that envisaged the first-ever thorough revision of employment regulation in Lithuania. The package contains proposals that would render labour relations more flexible to correspond to the real needs of the market and the existing reality. Supporting the Government’s proposals, we took part in the sittings of the Tripartite Council and in the public debates, highlighting that these changes would be beneficial both…

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In response to the on-going financial crisis in the euro zone, LFMI, a leading economic policy think-tank in Lithuania, has worked out and submitted to responsible institutions a plan which would help countries exiting the euro zone to build stable and sound money. LFMI‘s proposal can be also used by the euro zone when attempting to strengthen the euro and to restore people‘s confidence in the single currency. The persisting crisis of euro zone state…