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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2007) 18 (2): 67–84.
Published: 01 June 2007
...Constantine P. Danopoulos; Boris Znidaric Mediterranean Affairs, Inc. 2007 Constantine P. Danopoulos is professor of political science at San Jose State University. Boris Znidaric is lecturer on security and insurance at the University of Maribov, Slovenia. Informal Economy, Tax...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 June 2012) 23 (2): 14–29.
Published: 01 June 2012
... the Amele Taburlari during World War I, and the capital tax implemented as a means of economic destruction of the non-Muslim minorities from November 1942 to March 1944. The motivations, conditions, and implementation of both antiminority measures are analyzed and their consequences are presented...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2012) 23 (3): 4–33.
Published: 01 September 2012
...Ivan Eland War frequently leads to large increases in taxes, regulation, and government spending—both for the military and ostensibly unrelated domestic programs. Conservatives should not ignore that war is the most prominent cause, directly or indirectly, of the massive welfare state that has been...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2010) 21 (4): 1–6.
Published: 01 December 2010
... lead to lower tax revenues 1. The commission was established on 26 September 2008 and is chaired by Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel laureate and professor of economics at Columbia University. 4  Mediterranean Quarterly: Fall 2010...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2013) 24 (3): 56–73.
Published: 01 September 2013
... to cut the cost of the state payroll, curb tax evasion, and revamp social benefits, trimming the deficit to 4.2 percent of GDP in 2012. These measures, how- ever, proved inadequate, and in June 2012 Cyprus became the fifth eurozone government to request an economic bailout program from the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2000) 11 (3): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2000
... to avoid taxes and reap enormous profits.11 In a short time 9. Khrushchev, “Russia’s Gambling Capitalism.” 10. Andrei Bagrov, “They Substituted a Kid,” Novoye Russkoye Slovo, 8 June 1999. 11. Aleksey Tarasov, “The Chernoy Brothers and Others, or Aluminum...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2003) 14 (1): 92–95.
Published: 01 March 2003
...) labor-market and tax reforms, and (4) macroeco- nomic policies. The strength of Greece’s comparative advantage has traditionally been in services, especially tourism and shipping. The editors, therefore, suggest that Greece should encourage the strengthening of the service sector of the economy...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2003) 14 (1): 95–100.
Published: 01 March 2003
...) labor-market and tax reforms, and (4) macroeco- nomic policies. The strength of Greece’s comparative advantage has traditionally been in services, especially tourism and shipping. The editors, therefore, suggest that Greece should encourage the strengthening of the service sector of the economy...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2003) 14 (1): 100–104.
Published: 01 March 2003
... reforms in the various challenges facing the Greek economy. These include (1) external balance and competitiveness, (2) cessation of EU structural funds trans- fers, (3) pension-system reform, (4) labor-market and tax reforms, and (4) macroeco- nomic policies. The strength of Greece’s comparative...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2013) 24 (4): 43–67.
Published: 01 December 2013
... world since the 1990s. These measures, known under the umbrella term the Wash- ington Consensus, have concentrated on ten major reform processes: fiscal discipline, priorities of public expenditures, tax reforms, financial liberaliza- tion, floating of exchange rates, trade liberalizations...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2015) 26 (3): 18–28.
Published: 01 September 2015
... list contains the names of about two thousand potential Greek tax evaders with undeclared accounts at the HSBC bank in Geneva. It was provided by the French minister of finance (Christine Lagarde) to her Greek counterpart in October 2010. Richard L. Jackson served in Greece for sixteen years...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2013) 24 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2013
... Gregory XII in 1415. Meanwhile, Cyprus was forced to accept a European Union bailout, which damaged its reputation as an offshore banking and financial tax haven for wealthy, mostly Russian, businessmen. These three key events — and certainly all of the essays pre- sented in this issue of the...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2018) 29 (1): 120–123.
Published: 01 March 2018
...-­professed game theory fan — was appointed minister of finance in the first anti-­austerity, left-­ wing SYRIZA-­led government that came to power in Greece in January 2015, following two emergency bailout agreements (also known as “memoranda”) and nearly six years of sharp tax hikes and deep wage and...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2010) 21 (4): 38–54.
Published: 01 December 2010
... reasonable interest rate; it is “the only possibility we have to ensure the stability of the euro,” according to Chancellor Merkel.11 In return, Greece agreed to a series of painful measures designed to reduce its public sector, cut salaries and pensions, and increase tax revenues through tax hikes...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2001) 12 (3): 144–148.
Published: 01 September 2001
... who paid taxes. Muslims did not. Consequently, approximately 80 percent of the population remained Christian, as much the Muslims’ choice as their own. In its early years, the Ottoman Empire was a surprisingly efficient and active enter- prise...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2001) 12 (3): 148–151.
Published: 01 September 2001
... who paid taxes. Muslims did not. Consequently, approximately 80 percent of the population remained Christian, as much the Muslims’ choice as their own. In its early years, the Ottoman Empire was a surprisingly efficient and active enter- prise...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 September 2001) 12 (3): 152–154.
Published: 01 September 2001
... privilege. They were not eager to convert their new subjects, because under the laws the empire operated under it was the Christians who paid taxes. Muslims did not. Consequently, approximately 80 percent of the population remained Christian, as much the Muslims...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 March 2003) 14 (1): 6–24.
Published: 01 March 2003
... dictated speed limits—or a policeman will be pulling us over to levy a fine, and he will be toting a gun for sure. The states do exactly as they’re told by the federal government, because they are threatened with the loss of tax dollars being returned to their state— dollars that should have never...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2014) 25 (4): 141–144.
Published: 01 December 2014
... and ser- vices as the empire became strapped for cash. This caused the burden of taxation to fall more heavily on the poor, who could not arrange for exemptions and who also suf- fered from the caprice and abuse of the multiple taxing authorities to which they were subject. As a nice...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (1 December 2014) 25 (4): 144–146.
Published: 01 December 2014
... and ser- vices as the empire became strapped for cash. This caused the burden of taxation to fall more heavily on the poor, who could not arrange for exemptions and who also suf- fered from the caprice and abuse of the multiple taxing authorities to which they were subject. As a nice...