Studies provide plenty of evidence that the level of taxation of labor as of wealth is excessive in France. There is not enough place here to demonstrate it again. In the light of the deleterious atmosphere of all against all that is spreading in the country, insisting on the political and social dimensions of the issue, seemed be a more relevant approach | By Jean-Thomas LESUEUR, CEO of the Thomas More Institute | Published in L’Expansion, N°784, May 2013 | Available in French
Selon un usage désormais solidement ancré parmi les élites politiques et administratives françaises, la chasse aux « exilés fiscaux » relève plus du traitement du symptôme que de la maladie – précisons qu’on exclue de notre propos les (...)
Some months after the Government announced the “Pact for the competitiveness of the French industry” and as a prelude to the “Simplification shock”, the Thomas More Institute and the consulting firm CKS worked together in order to issue proposals to reform public procurement. The review gives a clear picture of the situation: public procurement is a rarely addressed issue in debates on industrial recovery, on developing SMEs, on unlocking growth potential and on reducing public deficits. The contracting authorities (State, local authorities, state agencies, hospitals, etc.) tend too often to look at public procurement from a purely administrative perspective, without having any real strategic outlook. That is why this (...)
By Frédéric BIZARD, Director of Health Programm of the Thomas More Institute | Published on www.huffingtonpost.fr, May 2, 2013 | Available in French
L'Accord National Interprofessionnel (ANI) conclu entre les partenaires sociaux le 11 janvier 2013 avait été salué par le gouvernement et les signataires comme une révolution sociale devant conduire « à un nouveau modèle économique et social au service de la compétitivité des entreprises ». Le projet de loi de l'ANI, après passage en commission mixte paritaire, doit être présenté en deuxième lecture au sénat le 14 mai prochain, avec comme mesure phare, la généralisation à tous les salariés du secteur privé à partir du 1er janvier 2016 de contrats (...)
While unemployment is increasing in France and ads closure of industrial sites multiply, questions are growing over economic policy of François Hollande... Is Reflation possible? Should we do it? What is the real state of public finances? What can the government do for the future? Gérard DUSSILLOL, Chairman of the Public Finances Department of the Thomas More Institute and author of La crise, enfin ! (ed. Xenia, 2012) was the guest of the show « Ça vous regarde » on LCP TV, on Thursday, April 27, 2013, with Karine BERGER, MP (PS) of the Hautes-Alpes, Laurent MAUDUIT, journalist and co-founder of Mediapart, author of L'étrange capitulation (Gawsewitch Editions, 2013) and Jean ARTHUIS, former minister, Senator (UC) of the (...)
While the government is looking for growth and multiplies initiatives with uncertain outcomes (from its "competitiveness Pact" to its "Simplification shock", to expect support activity and employment, the Thomas More Institute and CKS firm have teamed up to create a major work on the efficiency of public procurement and formulate 10 concrete proposals. Public procurement, in France, it’s: more than 1.5 million payroll jobs and at least 150 billion annual expenditure, equivalent to 7.5% of national GDP act ... How to do finally, a real engine of growth?
Jean-Thomas LESUEUR, CEO of the Thomas More Institute, and Arnaud SALOMON, Associate Director of the firm CKS, were guests of the show “Good Morning Business” on BFM (...)
Article about the Thomas More Institute/ CKS Report 150 billion, to what end? 10 actions (...)
Participation of Jean-Sylvestre MONGRENIER, Research Fellow at the Thomas More (...)
Participation of Jean-Thomas LESUEUR, CEO of the Thomas More Institute | Radio Show Du (...)
By Jean-Thomas LESUEUR, CEO of the Thomas More Institute | Published in L'Expansion, (...)
Today is the "Day of Europe" but have the Europeans even the idea of what constitutes their common identity?
Interview with Jakob HÖBER, Research Fellow at the Thomas More Institute | Atlantico, (...)