Ivailo Kalfin

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Economy & Jobs 14-12-2021

Recovering from this pandemic means rebuilding hope for the future

We need to study and understand the blow young people have suffered from this pandemic, in order to adjust recovery and resilience measures to their needs and equip them with the tools to actively shape their present and future.
Economy & Jobs 25-03-2020

Is Bulgaria getting EU help to fight coronavirus impact?

Bulgarian PM Boyko Borissov has made public statements about the EU not providing adequate help in Bulgaria's fight with the coronavirus crisis. Former Deputy Prime Minister Ivailo Kalfin, who is the chairman of EURACTIV Bulgaria's board of directors, looked into these statements.
Global Europe 04-03-2020

Why did Boyko Borissov’s mission in Ankara fail?

If von der Leyen’s Commission really wants to be global, it should intervene at the root of the problem instead of trying to deal with the consequences, writes Ivailo Kalfin.
Economy & Jobs 21-01-2020

The case for a border carbon tax as an own resource to the EU budget

To deliver on the flagship European Green Deal, there is a need to introduce a new source of revenues for the EU budget under the form of carbon tax, writes Ivailo Kalfin.
Euro & Finance 07-09-2016

The current system of EU budgeting is doomed to fail

If a household spends its budget in the same way as the EU spends its money, family members would first cheat, and then revolt, writes Ivailo Kalfin.
Euro & Finance 26-07-2016

Upcoming EU budget debate is a chance to engage citizens

EU spending is highly complex and inflexible. An own resources budget would help the bloc respond to new challenges and better address the concerns of its citizens, writes Ivailo Kalfin.