In the media

December 11, 2023

CARLO STAGNARO OUTLINES TO THE GREEN ENERGY AGENCY HOW ITALY CAN LIBERALISE ITS ENERGY MARKET

Giuliano Zulin provides five tips for navigating the transition to the free gas market, with insights from Carlo Stagnaro, Director of Research and Studies at the Bruno Leoni Institute, aimed at helping the four million Italians who must make decisions by January.
December 8, 2023

LES ECHOS FEATURE IEM’S EVIDENCE-BASED EDUCATION PAPER

The article, which discusses the latest Pisa rankings, emphasises that merely pouring money into a problem isn’t sufficient to solve it. Despite substantial investments in education and training, France’s position continues to decline, as noted by Cécile Philippe, President of the Molinari Economics Institute and columnist for Echos.
December 7, 2023

L’EXPRESS SHOWCASE FRANCE’S EDUCATION EVIDENCE-BASED POLICYMAKING PAPER

The Express writer Eric Chol cites IEM’s study into France’s decline in education despite its increased resources, and advocates for stopping the losing streak in the education system. IEM are quoted comparing the current French system with other European countries to highlight France’s lack of competitiveness in the sector.
December 7, 2023

IEM’S PENSIONS PAPER DISCUSSED IN LE POINT

In an interview, Pierre Bentata, author of a study on the effectiveness of the French education system, outlines strategies for improving performance at lower costs. The study, conducted by the Institut économique Molinari, highlights the disparity between public funding and educational outcomes, suggesting that neighbouring European countries outperform France without spending more.
December 6, 2023

DVS CZECHIA FEATURE OUR EVIDENCE-BASED POLICYMAKING EDUCATION PAPER

The Liberal Institute recommendations for education were covered here, advocating for reduced regulations for establishing kindergartens and unified digitalisation strategies for primary and secondary education. These findings are part of a series of studies published by the LI, aiming to address wider societal issues in collaboration with other European economic think tanks.
December 5, 2023

FRANCE’S INEFFICIENT AND UNDERPERFORMING EDUCATION SYSTEM SHOWCASED BY THE VEILLE SCIENTIFIQUE ET TECHNOLOGIQUE

The inefficiency in French education and training costs 16 billion euros annually, as revealed by a study from the Molinari Economics Institute. The institute compares cost-effectiveness across 30 European countries in primary, secondary, and higher education systems.
December 5, 2023

LE FIGARO SHOWCASE OUR PENSIONS EVIDENCE-BASED POLICYMAKING PAPER

The joint study between IEM and Le Figaro features in this article written by Maria-Cécile Renault. It explores the underutilisation of pension capitalisation in France as a means to enhance retirement benefits. It discusses the potential benefits of implementing a capitalisation system and highlights the current challenges and limitations within the French pension landscape.
December 5, 2023

L’EXPRESS SHOWCASE FRANCE’S EVIDENCE-BASED POLICYMAKING EDUCATION PAPER

The article, authored by Béatrice Mathieu, discusses the inefficiency of French education spending in light of the recent OECD survey showing a decline in French students’ performance. The Socialist Party attributed the decline to “10 years of right-wing governance,” following the release of the study.
December 5, 2023

NICOLAS MARQUES FEATURES IN FRANCE’S ‘ECONOMIE MATIN’

The report by Nicolas Marques, Director General of the IEM, highlights the deep crisis in retirement savings across Europe, particularly in France, due to reliance on the pay-as-you-go system. With an increasing demographic imbalance, transitioning to a three-pillar retirement system including capitalisation, as suggested by the World Bank in 1994, is emphasised as a necessary step for resilience.