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Author: Alona Tatarova

The Future of European Tax Competition Essay Prize

EPICENTER – our international independent network of nine leading think tanks from across Europe, that seeks to inform the EU policy debate and promote the principles of a free society by bringing together the economic expertise of its members – has announced a Europe-wide essay competition with a grand prize of 3000 euros. EPICENTER is…

Democracy, Populism, and Golden Dawn| Dimitris Dimitrakos

Dimitris Dimitrakos’s article titled “Democracy, Populism, and Golden Dawn (political party)” published on 13.10.2020 in Ta Nea newspaper, written on the occasion of the recent Golden Dawn (political party) trial. Dimitris Dimitrakos is a Professor Emeritus of Political Philosophy in the Philosophy of Science Department of the University of Athens and member of KEFiM’s Academic Board.

International Tax Competitiveness Index 2020: Greece ranks 29th over 36 countries of OECD

Greece ranks 29th overall on the 2020 International Tax Competitiveness Index, the same as in 2019. Some strengths of the Greek tax system: The personal tax rate of 5 percent on dividends is below the OECD average of 23.9 percent. Labor tax complexity is below the OECD average. Controlled Foreign Corporation rules in Greece are…

International Tax Competitiveness Index | Tax Foundation | Presented in Greece by KEFiM

International Tax Competitiveness Index 2020 will be released and presented in Greece by KEFiM, in conjunction with Tax Foundation, the leading independent tax policy nonprofit in the US, on Wednesday, October 14, at 19:00 (EEST), UTC +3. Speakers: • Daniel Bunn | Vice President of Global Projects of the Tax Foundation • Theodoros Skylakakis |…

e-Masterclass with Mustafa Akyol | Turkey’s New Nationalism

The Center for Liberal Studies – Markos Dragoumis organizes on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 19:00 (EEST) an online masterclass with an eminent liberal, journalist, author, and senior fellow at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity Mustafa Akyol. The topic to be discussed is: “Turkey’s New Nationalism” Watch Live: Mustafa Akyol will…

Body temperature measurements for COVID-19: How should they be done? | Yannis S. Kalantzakis

Yannis S. Kalantzakis article titled “Body temperature measurements for COVID-19: How should they be done?” discusses the new requirements of body temperature measurements for Covid 19, before entering hotels, schools, companies and other services, and the maintenance of individual privacy rights and GDPR. Yiannis S. Kalantzakis is a health services entrepreneur, a GDPR(General Data Protection…

Economic Freedom of the World: Greece ranks 92nd out of 162 jurisdictions

Greece ranks 92nd out of 162 countries and territories included in the Economic Freedom of the World: 2020 Annual Report, released today by KEFiM in conjunction with Canada’s Fraser Institute.  Last year, Greece ranked 85th. The report was prepared by James Gwartney, Florida State University; Robert Lawson and Ryan Murphy of Southern Methodist University; and…

KEFiM welcomes Melina Daskalakis to Advisory Board

KEFiM welcomes Melina Daskalakis, a Supreme Court lawyer, legal advisor, and Executive Advisor for Migrants and Refugees to the Athens City Council to our Advisory Board. Melina Daskalakis has been very active in the public sphere for over a decade, having first been elected as Councilor for the 1st Athenian District (2011-2015) and then as…