IREF Europe - Institute for Research in Economic and Fiscal issues

Fiscal competition
and economic freedom


Corona vaccine: volunteers first, even without approval!

Fabian Kurz & Alexander Fink,

Corona vaccine: volunteers first, even without approval! Good news in the fight against the Corona pandemic have accompanied us during the last few weeks. On November 8th, the Mainz-based pharmaceutical company BioNTech and its American partner Pfizer announced that their vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in the decisive third round of tests. (...)


Nobel prize for un world food programme – all that glitters is not gold
Fabian Kurz & Alexander Fink & Translation by Anna-Maria Kohnke,

Nobel prize for un world food programme – all that glitters is not gold

Covid-19 in North Africa: economic challenges and opportunities
Mohamed Moutii,

Covid-19 in North Africa: economic challenges and opportunities


Cyprus' Exploitation of Citizenship Investment Schemes Raises Questions over Many Countries' Commitment to Europe's Banking Rules
Gordon Kerr, Cavin O’Driscoll with Enrico Colombatto,

Cyprus’ Exploitation of Citizenship Investment Schemes Raises Questions over Many Countries’ Commitment to Europe’s Banking Rules

Behavioral Biases: How Markets Can Outperform Paternalism
IREF,

Behavioral Biases: How Markets Can Outperform Paternalism

By David Stadelmann & Gustavo Torrens


Old democracies, high incomes
Alexander Fink & Translation by Anna-Maria Kohnke & Benedikt Schmal,

Old democracies, high incomes

Behind the Curtains: The Complex Reality of Sex Work
Anna-Maria Kohnke,

Behind the Curtains: The Complex Reality of Sex Work


The Evil of Agricultural Subsidies: the Case of EU Common Agricultural Policy, Netherlands and New Zealand
Mohamed Moutii,

The Evil of Agricultural Subsidies: the Case of EU Common Agricultural Policy, Netherlands and New Zealand

Spain's Caixabank Acquires Bankia, thanks in large part to Badwill
Gordon Kerr, Cavin O’Driscoll with Enrico Colombatto,

Spain’s Caixabank Acquires Bankia, thanks in large part to Badwill


Libertarian paternalism in policy making: empirical,methodological and philosophical problems
IREF,

Libertarian paternalism in policy making: empirical,methodological and philosophical problems

By Yulie Foka-Kavalieraki and Niki Sotiriou

Establishing a revolutionary newspaper: transplanting liberalism in a pre-modern society
IREF,

Establishing a revolutionary newspaper: transplanting liberalism in a pre-modern society

By Aristides N. Hatzis


Corruption: Another Plague in Europe
Fabian Kurz & Alexander Fink & Translation by Anna-Maria Kohnke,

Corruption: Another Plague in Europe

The contractual approach to welfare state reform
IREF,

The contractual approach to welfare state reform

By Sergio Beraldo


Do We Need Direct Internet-Centred Democracy?
Sergio Beraldo,

Do We Need Direct Internet-Centred Democracy?

Will the November US Elections Lead to Changes in Bank Regulation?
Gordon Kerr, Cavin O’Driscoll with Enrico Colombatto,

Will the November US Elections Lead to Changes in Bank Regulation?


Croatia and Bulgaria: in-waiting of the Euro
Krassen Stanchev,

Croatia and Bulgaria: in-waiting of the Euro

Barely any European unicorns: What can the EU do?
Fabian Kurz & Alexander Fink & Translation by Anna-Maria Kohnke,

Barely any European unicorns: What can the EU do?



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