In 2021, we will celebrate two hundred years since the declaration of the Greek Revolution. The liberal ideology of 1821 inspired the most progressive political documents of the time. With those ideas partially implemented in Greece, it is obvious that there is a big deviation between Greece’s first steps and today’s situation, where crisis highlighted the absence of liberal ideas.
In KEFiM we believe that the day for Greece to return to its liberal and democratic roots has come. It is time for our country to move forward.
Greece dripped 27 places, according to Fraser Institute's "Annual Study 2017: Economic Freedom in the World"02 Oct 2017
Greece ranks 116th among 159 countries according to the “Economic Freedom of the World: 2017 Annual Report” which was released by the Fraser Institute in Canada, based on data collected in 2015.
On Friday, September 29, Center for Liberal Studies Markos Dragoumis (KEFiM) held a press release in TITANIA HOTEL, to present the results of the study. The events speakers were Panagiotis Pikrammenos (former Prime Minister of Greece, former president of the Council of State), Aristidis Hatzis (Professor of Philosophy of Law & Theory of Institutions) and Alexander Skouras (President of KEFiM).
July 23rd, 2017 - Tax Freedom Day: Greeks work for the state 203 days per year.
Greek citizens work on average 203 days just to pay their taxes to the State, according to the research about Tax Freedom Day (TFD) 2017. KEFiM presented this research during a Press Conference held at Titania Hotel in Athens.
The speakers of the event were:
Adonis Georgiades, Vice Chairman of New Democracy party and Member of the Greek Parliament, Miranda Xafa, Member of the Academic Board of KEFiM - Economic Analyst, Prodromos Pirros, KEFiM’s Scientific Associate - Author of the Research, Nikos Rompapas, KEFiM’s Executive Director