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Greece ranked 29th among 35 OECD countries on the International Tax Competitiveness Index

Greece ranked 29th among 35 OECD countries on the Tax Foundation’s International Tax Competitiveness Index study for 2018, presented for the first time in Greece by KEFiM. From 2014 – the first year of the index introduction – until now, Greece ranks 27th to 32nd among the 35 OECD members. The International Tax Competitiveness Index…

PROMETHEUS Awards 2018: The institution – milestone returns for the second year!

The Center for Liberal Studies – Markos Dragoumis (KEFiM) established and presents for the second consecutive year the PROMETHEUS awards. After the extremely successful first year, the institution grew, and still has as its main objective the rewarding of people from different sectors who, with their work or activities, symbolize the values of liberalism. Prometheus…

Extensive coverage by the media of this year’s “Economic Freedom of the World” report

Extensive coverage again this year by the media of the “Economic Freedom the World” report, which was presented for the third consecutive year in Greece by KEFiM in collaboration with the Fraser Institute, as it was shown in headlines, news broadcasts and informative shows. We remind you that in this year’s report, Greece occupies 108th …

LIBERAL YOUTH ACADEMY 2018

KEFiM – Markos Dragoumis in collaboration with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation (FNF, Greece) presents their new initiative, the Liberal Youth Academy for people aged 18 to 35 years old. The Liberal Youth Academy is addressed to people who are interested in liberal ideas and have the prospect of leadership in civil society, academia and politics.…

Greece is 108th among 162 countries in this year’s “Economic Freedom the World” report by the Fraser Institute

Nikos Rompapas: “While some are chasing the bogeyman of neoliberalism, Greece’s economic freedom is similar to that of China and Swaziland” Greece occupies the 108th place among 162 countries in this year’s “Economic Freedom of the World” report which was announced today by the Fraser Institute of Canada and depicts data from 2016. Despite the…

The poison of polarization

As far as I can remember, Greece has been divided. This division is usually of low intensity (green and blue cafeterias) but often gets out of hand (Civil War, National Division). As expected, this predisposition would be enhanced during such a severe economic and institutional crisis. From 2010 until now the Greek society’s division is…