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June 7, 2024

Is Populism Endangering Economic Freedom?

Nationalism and populism have permeated the sphere of global politics in the 21st century, and the EU is no exception. This particular change in the political environment inevitably causes changes in economic policy, as populist leaders tend to increase governmental spending, focus on more protectionist policies, and raise trade barriers.
March 28, 2024

Pensions: Hiding an Inconvenient Truth

Lower growth rates, apprehensions about purchasing power, structural deficits in government spending, stubborn opposition to pension reforms – the French people are in a continuous state of anxiety about these issues, but they do not see the common thread connecting all of them: the ageing of a society that is ill-prepared for it.