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The Romanian economy is almost built around the state budget


Fiscal policy does not need to solve only the quantitative and, often, circumstantial problems of the budget, as it happened, unfortunately, until now, but rather to solve structural, profound problems of the economy. At the same time, in my opinion, structural reforms should mean more than professionalizing the management and cleaning the SOEs sector. Consolidating the

Ideas are the ones that really run the world


Who runs the world – economics or politics? Both of them, or neither one especially. Both economics and politics have their own facets. We must think about a re-evaluation, from a scientific point of view, of the idea of “politics” as something omnipotent that solves anything and satisfies everybody, without costs and sacrifices. Economists would say that, logically, something like

The Paradox of Modernity: Anti-capitalists against the System


The economic crisis opened a new trend in political and economic debates, one in which it is ‘cool’ to be “against”: against the market, against capitalism, against the economy. This is a popular form of revolt against the system although, if we take as example ‘Occupy Wall Street’, it is easy to understand how far from their goal are the anti-capitalists who protest against the system.

Book Launch Event: Capitalism. The Logic of Liberty


Capitalism. The Logic of Liberty was not necessarily built on an economic agenda, although the approach may seem, first of all, an economic one. In fact, the capitalism involves a specific type of society, of order… a natural one. We have tried to write about simple things, fundamental institutions, those that we considered as the ones always representing the basis of prosperity and

The Crisis and Capitalism: from Marx to the “Smart Guys” on Wall Street


The recent crisis brought a new trend in economic and political debates, one according to which it is “cool” to be anti-, anti-market, anti-capitalism, anti-economy. Some kind of paradox of modernity, meaning a popular form of anti-system revolt, although if we take into consideration the “Occupy Wall Street” phenomenon, even only as a simple illustration, it is easy to

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