In a piece about titled “French connection: branding ban is career opportunity for Europe’s smugglers“, the free market blog Popla has mentioned me, on the topic of illicit tobacco trade in France.
Dieser Artikel wurde für die luxemburgische Tageszeitung “Lëtzebuerger Journal” geschrieben. Die Rubrik “ZOOM” greift junge, alternative und unternehmerische Themen auf und bringt sie den Lesern näher. (Text in veränderter Form im Print) Seien es die Gebrüder Schleck für das Radfahren oder Gilles Müller im Tennis: Luxemburg zeigt immer wieder dass auch kleine Länder großes sportliches […]
Last week, the German press reported on a controversy involving Martin Schulz. He is Angela Merkel’s most important rival in the upcoming elections in September of this year.
Every family has their habits when it comes to staying in touch with the elderly. To many it is a regular chore for which every feasible excuse to not indulge in it will be greeted with open arms. However, those people are missing out on the most valuable economics lesson they could possibly get, one […]
The pro-Brexit advocacy website Brexit Central has recommended one of my contributions for CapX, the political commentary website of the Centre for Policy Studies in the United Kingdom. The article can be read here.
Στις 24 Σεπτεμβρίου οι Γερμανοί θα πάνε στις κάλπες για να εκλέξουν ένα νέο Bundestag (το γερμανικό κοινοβούλιο). Να τα πέντε πράγματα που πρέπει να ξέρετε γι’ αυτή την αναμέτρηση…
My academic paper “The Essence of Free Market Environmentalism” has been published by the Maastricht Journal of Sustainability Studies, which is the university’s own academic journal. The paper is available (in its unedited form) on this blog and can also be found on the website of Maastricht University here.
Whenever France is back in the news, it’s usually a story about yet another ludicrous ban. And boy, have we seen an awful, awful, awful, awful,awwwwfuuuul lot of those in the past. It almost seems like the “ban all the things” internet meme has found its perfect representation in the country of wine and cheese.
This spring, the Czech Republic became the latest EU member state to institute a country-wide smoking ban in bars. Pubs, restaurants and night clubs now have to send their customers outside if they want to indulge in the pleasure of a cigarette. This ban came as a reaction to a European Union Directive, which gave […]
Monotoni. To je riječ koju mnogi politički komentatori koriste kako bi opisivali parlamentarne izbore u Njemačkoj u septembru. Jedini ozbiljni rival Angele Merkel, Martin Schulz, nema velike šanse. Schulzova Socijaldemokratska partija SPD prema istraživanjima ima oko 25 % podrške, dok CDU/CSU unija Angele Markel po nekim anketama ima i do 40 %.