Measured with the Economic Freedom of the World ratings framework, Slovenia’s situation in 2015 was inferior, relative to 1995, in several areas. Notably, regarding government consumption, private sector credit, the legal system, and property rights.
Because of the binding constraints of European treaties and EU law, there are few remaining lines of attack against the Bank of Slovenia’s independence. This article places these developments within the normative and positive contexts of free markets.
This year’s Economic Freedom of the World Network meeting will be held on the beautiful lake Bled. The lake is situated in a picturesque environment, surrounded by mountains and forests. This year’s paper contest theme is “Which Way to the Economic Freedom Revolution?”.
The 9th annual Liberty Seminars Slovenia will be held between September 1-5, 2016 at Hotel Jezero, Lake Bohinj, Slovenia. The event is a life-time opportunity to DISCUSS, PRESENT & DEBATE human rights, markets, public policies and law in breathtaking scenery of the Julian Alps.
On Wednesday, December 2, 2015, Svetilnik hosted a roundtable discussion on ‘The Current State of Democracy in Slovenia’, the discussants being Milan Brglez, PhD the President of the National Assembly and Matej Tonin, MA, an opposition member of parliament.
The 8th annual Liberty Seminars Slovenia were held between September 23-28, 2015 at Lake Bohinj, Slovenia, and brought together a widely diverse group of attendees and lecturers from all over the world, seeking an opportunity to debate current economic and political topics, human rights, and legal systems through the comparative lens.
An outdoor celebration of Milton Friedman’s heritage? Why not! On August 31, 2015, Svetilnik in cooperation with the Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice held in Celje, Slovenia, a tennis tournament followed by an evening of discussions on the Nobel laureate’s life’s work and a barbecue.
The 8th annual Liberty Seminars will be held between September 23-28, 2015 at Hotel Jezero, Lake Bohinj, Slovenia. The event is a life-time opportunity to DISCUSS, PRESENT & DEBATE human rights, markets, public policies and law in breathtaking scenery of the Julian Alps.
On June 13, 2015, the Slovenes celebrated the Tax Freedom Day – a day the Slovenes stopped working for the government and actually started earning icome for themselves. The “holiday“ illustrates how much taxes do the Slovenes pay each year.
The Slovenian experience with privatisation has been marked by two phenomena. First, the Slovenian State did not exit enough business – there was widespread failure to privatise. Second, the privatisation campaigns that were undertaken suffered from several severe problems – there was widespread privatisation failure. Both phenomena were related even though the precise relationship can be modelled in several ways.