21 de marzo de 2017
The European Union is certainly going through a tough time. In the wake of the economic crisis, Brexit, and a series of internal problems, the number of critics of the project has surged while Europe is rethinking its future...
20 de marzo de 2017
The biggest bubble in financial history is about to end. With rate hikes, a stronger dollar and the return of inflation, bond inflows are normalizing, sell-off in negative yield fixed income continues, and real rates increase despite central planners’ financial repression...
18 de marzo de 2017
If tens of thousands of pages of regulation could prevent crises, these would not exist...
15 de marzo de 2017
With the ageing of its population, new energy has been given to the Spanish debate on how to boost birth rates through public policy. Taxes play an important role since a greater tax burden reduces the disposable income of households, which in turn affects the financial viability of families. ..
José María Rotellar
1 de marzo de 2017
From an absolutely liberal perspective—a classic or European liberalism, not the liberalism of a social democratic tendency as is understood in places like the US— president Aguirre was going to completely revolutionize Madrid, transforming the region into the true economic motor of Spain. ..
1 de marzo de 2017
If you read some newspapers and politicians’ comments, it seems that technology companies are a threat and robots will take your job. It’s an interesting idea, there’s only one problem. It is a fallacy. ..
27 de febrero de 2017
The fallacy that the German – or any other- trade surplus is a problem starts from the bureaucrats’ view that economic agents are wrong and a group of politicians knows better what and how much a country should import...
24 de febrero de 2017
This article sets out the dilemma whether the Artificial Intelligence wave will mimic this historical trend and unleash productivity, creating faster economic growth, or whether we will see spiking technological unemployment and wages that drop in parallel with the relative efficiency of human labor. ..
Institute of Economic Affairs
22 de febrero de 2017
The “Nanny State Index” is designed to give a detailed breakdown on a range of restrictions across Europe governing the taxation, marketing and outright prohibition of smoking, drinking, vaping and consuming what are deemed to be unhealthy products. ..