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The government does not need to do only what it is allowed by the fiscal framework, but it must adapt this framework in order to do what the economy needs


Economic liberalism is implemented not only through writing, but also through putting the economic logic into the equation of political decisions, and this does not necessarily or explicitly mean political action. But, in this equation, it is important how much of it is economic policy, and how much is politics about the economy and, sometimes, thanks to the economy. There exists a certain type

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.

Klaus Iohannis – The Launch of the Presidential Program – Speech by Cosmin Marinescu


Today, economic policy tends to involve much politics and little, too little, economics. At the same time, the economy is answering politics with more and more distrust. There exists the fear that, when the government gives you something with one hand, it will come, eventually after elections, and take it with both hands. In my opinion, the main problem is still

This Fiscal Code annihilates from the beginning its chances of success


It is very important to understand that liberalism does not focus only on tax reduction, but also on the way in which this reduction is made. Tax reduction is needed, but sustainability is very important, through its long-term budgetary and economic implications. I doubt that every initiative to reduce taxes should be labeled as a liberal approach. If I reduce taxes tomorrow, only to

Applying the Fiscal Code could violate exactly the Fiscal Code


Tax reduction is needed, it needs to be done, but not like this, through an “all at once” approach, because nothing in the economy, not even capital accumulation, job creation and prosperity, in general, happens over night. Businessmen want, of course, almost in every situation, lower taxes. The same as politicians want, of course, almost in every situation, more votes.

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