Schedule PCPE 2014

Friday, April 4    (Open to Public)  
3:00—4:00 pm Registration (Jungmannova 17)
4:00—4:15 pm Opening by Josef Šíma (CEVRO Institute)
4:15—5:00 pm

Friedrich von Wieser Memorial Lecture

Martin Ricketts (University of Buckingham)

5:00—5:15 pm

European Students for Liberty by Jan Škapa

5:15—6:00 pm

Franz Cuhel Memorial Lecture

Michael Munger (Duke University)


7:00—10:00 pm Welcome Dinner
Saturday, April 5    (For regiestered participants only)  
9:00—10:30 am

Sessions I

A: Politics, Revolutions and Legitimacy
B: Theory&Methodology

11:00—12:30 pm

Sessions II

A: Public Policies
B: Economics and the Law

2:00—2:45 pm

Plenary Session

Jan Winiecki (National Bank of Poland): Lessons from Developmental Strategies over the last 100 years

3:00—4:30 pm

Sessions III

Austrian Economics and  Comparative Institutions

4:30 pm Closing of PCPE 2014
Sunday, April 6  
Optional: Tour of the historical center of Prague

You may read more about The Grand City Tour of Prague and River Cruises here.

Sessions I

A: Politics, Revolutions and Legitimacy
Chee Meng Tan (ESSEC Business School Paris and the University of Cergy Pontoise): Identity in Insurgencies: Nationalism and Social Class Identification in Revolutions, Coups and Repression

Matej    Gregarek (CEVRO Institut; Faculty of Law, Charles University): Constitutional Legitimacy in the Shadow of Social Psychology


B: Theory&Methodology
Paul Fudulu (University of Bucharest): An Anti-Entropic Evolutionary Perspective on Human Ends Formation

Petr Špecián (Charles University in Prague): Evolutionary Perspectives on Praxeology

Marek    Hudik (Center for Theoretical Studies, Charles University): Games with Purposive Strategies

Sessions II

A: Public Policies
Josef Montag (Mendel University): What drives the gender gap? An analysis using sexual orientation

Thomas Bassetti (University of Padua): Optimal Nonlinear Taxation and the Public Provision of Productive Inputs


B: Economics and the Law
Pavel    Kuchar (University of Turin): The Birth of Surrogate Motherhood Law: A Duration Analysis of Institutional Reform

Martin Štìpánek & Jiøí Schwarz    (Institute of Economic Studies, Charles University): Patents: Means to Innovation or Strategic Ends?

Pavol Minarik (Cevro Institute): Religiosity and economic attitudes in post-communist countries

Sessions III

A: Austrian Economics and  Comparative Institutions

Hendrik Hagedorn (DIW Berlin): A Model of Austrian Economics

Daniil    Gorbatenko (Aix-Marseille University): Austrian Business Cycle Theory Without Equilibrium Constructs

Ritika    Jain (Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research): Performance of public sector enterprises: Disinvestment, Political and institutional factors