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.
June 15, 2023

Slovakia Will Be Facing A Shortage Of Health Professionals

This paper examines the demographic projections for Slovakia up to 2030, focusing on the potential shortages of healthcare professionals. By considering factors such as new graduates, retiring doctors, and migrating doctors, we predict a significant growth in the 65+ years population that surpasses the number of available doctors and nurses.
May 3, 2023

Telecoms And Innovation

Until recently, the telecommunications market was held up as an EU success story, with Europeans emerging as the big winners. European consumers were indeed the great beneficiaries of competition, which went hand in hand with low prices.
July 26, 2022

Reform, Deregulation, and Investment: How to Combat Romania’s Housing Crisis

Due to the severe housing crisis in Romania, the government should be putting efforts toward simplifying the property development process rather than maintaining the current burdensome regulatory regime.
February 7, 2019

The Mass Demonstrations in France is a Reaction to the Effects of Interventionism, Not Liberalism

Mass protests of the “yellow vests” have been taking place in France since 17 November 2018. The catalyst of the demonstration was a fuel tax increase, supposed to place a disproportionate burden on the middle class from the province.