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. ..
21 de febrero de 2017
Donald Trump through Latin American eyes..
17 de febrero de 2017
Creeping socialism is a species of soft collectivism that was born at the end of the 19th century, lay half dormant during the interwar years, flowered under the guise of the welfare state and social democracy after World War II, and is now rampant in the 21st century...
9 de enero de 2017
Public pensions are going to be hard to sustain in the future, so this report propose an alternative: a progressive adoption of a system that capitalizes retirement pensions...
Carlos Espinosa de los Monteros
17 de diciembre de 2016
The global leadership of Spanish engineering and construction firms is indisputable. Present in 90 countries on five continents, with a portfolio worth 74,000 million euros, these companies have great prestige thanks to their experience in the design, execution and operation of complex infrastructure projects. They constitute one of the most important aspects of the Spanish national brand and project an image of innovation and modernity...
3 de octubre de 2016
Over the past three decades, Piñera has traveled the world promoting structural reforms of the pension system. The alternative to the pay as you go model, which is proving to unsustainable, encompasses the introduction of a fully funded system based on savings. Under Piñera’s model, each worker contributes 10 per cent of his salary to a fund of their own ownership, in which your savings will grow for decades thanks to the magic of compound interest. Therefore, each worker becomes an owner of capital and is able to plan for retirement, choosing at what age he will stop working and choosing between conservative or risky financial products, according to his own criteria...
5 de junio de 2016
If we consider the "tax wedge" (social security contributions and income tax) but also include VAT and other taxes, our research finds that the average Spanish taxpayer needs 180 days of his salary to pay all of his taxes. By groups of age, Tax Freedom Day ranges from June 1 to July 5. ..