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“No religion spread as fast as the belief in full employment, and in this roundabout way, allowed governments that had exhausted their tax and borrowing resources to resort to the phony delights of monetary inflation.” Jacques Rueff (1896-1973), 7th Minister of State of Monaco Irresponsible socio-economic and fiscal policy measures with alarming demographic problems and depleted […]

The governors of the European Central bank met on December 2 and decided to make a further small reduction in already negative lending rates, while extending their bond purchasing program by another six months to March 2017. In its unsuccessful way, the ECB is trying to resolve a trilemma. It wants to spur economic growth through […]

French investigators suspect that the perpetrators of the November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris used prepaid debit cards to cover their expenses. New measures will be proposed by the European Commission next month to make it harder to finance such operations, writes Prince Michael of Liechtenstein. This “action plan” will outline a series of steps, […]

Semantic Traps: Politics with Loaded Terms A Seminar for Scholars, Journalists and Entrepreneurs “One must always repeat the truth, because even the error around us is preached again and again. And not from individuals but from the crowd.”   J.W. von Goethe      When political speech writers pen speeches for presidents, prime ministers, and other […]

8th International Vernon Smith Prize  Vaduz (FL), January 24, 2016. After much reading, long discussions and at times quite difficult deliberations, the international jury of the VSP finally came to a conclusion and is delighted to announce the winners: The 1. Prize goes to Daniel W. Issing (Germany), the 2. Prize to Demelza Hays (USA), […]

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