Open Data Analysis: Job Vacancies and Salaries in Bulgaria
The opening of the Employment Agency (EA) data for job vacancies announced in its territorial divisions allows the implementation of a new approach to the analysis of the labor market processes.
Hayek Faces Prosecution
On July 30, the British magazine The New Statesman published an article authored by the famous philosopher John Gray on the life, intellectual achievements, and mistakes of the renowned Austrian economist and Nobel laureate Friedrich Hayek. Gray’s piece examines the Austrian’s economic and political views. It is almost as if Gray puts Hayek on trial, the verdict of which has already been decided upon.
It Is Not In the Offshore Areas, But In the Governments Where the Problem Lies
On July 23rd The Guardian published the results of a report by the “Tax Justice Network” (TJN). The title - “Wealth doesn’t trickle down- it just floods offshore”- cannot remain unnoticed by the reading public. The main idea of the article and the report is that assets with estimated values from $21tn up to $32tn (as of 2010) have found shelter in the jurisdictions with low tax rates, i.e. have been “lost to global tax havens”. A sum, which “if taxed, that could have been enough to put parts of Africa back on its feet - and even solve the euro crisis”.