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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…

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…

Greek Regulatory Quality Index 2018 | Study

Researchers: Panagiotis Karkatsoulis | KEFiM’s research associate Efi Stefopoulou | KEFiM’s research associate Constantinos Saravakos|  KEFiM’s researcher The Regulatory Quality Index 2018 quantifies the quality of the laws passed in the Greek Parliament from 1/1 to 31/12 of 2018. Collecting data for over 50 variables, it evaluates all the laws of the year and checks…

Wage costs and productivity in manufacturing: Their relationship over time and the situation today | Study

Researchers: Nikos Solomitros | Economist, KEFiM’s research associate Constantinos Saravakos | KEFiM’s researcher The research examines the evolution of the association between wages (compensation per employee) and productivity (gross value added at current prices per employee) in the manufacturing sector in Greece, aiming to conclude on the effect of this relationship on the competitiveness and…

How do parties vote? Greek parliamentary vote 2004-2019 | Study

The study explores the parliamentary voting behavior of the opposition political parties in Greek parliament against the bills of the majority from 2004 to 2019. More specifically the study answers the following three questions: Which are the voting for rates of each opposition party against the bills each government introduced? Which are the voting for…

Regulatory Quality Index: Methodology and Implementation Guide for European Countries

The Regulatory Quality Index is a technical tool to measure the regulatory performance of a given country, developed in Greece by KEFiM – Markos Dragoumis. The index is composed of 67 variables, from which 50 of them are evaluated. The total score of each law is given to 0-to-100 scale. This guide provides the fundamental…

Greece ranks 30th over 36 OECD countries on the 2019 International Tax Competitiveness Index

Greece ranks 30th overall on the 2019 International Tax Competitiveness Index, one place better than in 2018. Some strengths of the Greek tax system: The personal tax rate of 15 percent on dividends is below the OECD average of 23.8 percent. Labor tax complexity is below the OECD average. Controlled Foreign Corporation rules in Greece…

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Economic Freedom of the World Release: Greece ranks 102nd out of 162

KEFiM’s Executive Director Nicos Rompapas: “If we really want more prosperity for Greeks, the only proven effective recipe is more economic freedom. ” Greece ranks 102nd in Fraser Institute’s Index of Economic Freedom in the World – Between Ghana and South Africa Greece ranked 102nd among 162 countries in this year’s Economic Freedom in the…