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PROMETHEUS Awards 2018

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…

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…

KEFiM on the front page of “TA NEA”

The front-page of newspaper “Ta Nea” (26/10/2018) featured KEFiM’s article: “We pay a lot for what we receive as a return from the state” as part of the newspaper’s special section about how the taxes we pay in Greece are being spent. Presenting and analyzing the current fiscal policy KEFiM underlines three important issues. Firstly,…

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 …

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…

Taxes, let’s pull our heads out of the sand

The country’s tax policy model is completely bankrupt. Tax policy creates incentives or disincentives for individuals and businesses. Taxation is part of the cost of a state’s economy. Increased taxation removes from the economy the funds it needs to grow, reduces savings and is an obstacle to attracting foreign investment. As early as the early…