Schedule PCPE 2015

Friday, April 17 (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

William WHITE (OECD)

5:00—5:15 pm

European Students for Liberty by Jan Škapa

5:15—6:00 pm

Franz Cuhel Memorial Lecture

Michael WOHLGEMUTH (Universität Witten/Herdecke)


7:00—10:00 pm Welcome Dinner
Saturday, April 18    (For regiestered participants only)  
9:00—10:30 am

Sessions I

A: Austrian Macroeconomics

B: Firm and Entrepreneurship


11:00—12:30 pm

Sessions II

A: Booms and Busts 

B: History, Reforms and Property

C:Austrian Economics, Freedom and Method

2:00—3:45 pm

Plenary Session on Monetary Policy 

Mojmír HAMPL (Vice-Governor, Czech National Bank): The World after Financial Crisis: Challenges for Monetary Policy 


William WHITE (OECD)

Gunther SCHNABL (Institute for Economic Policy, Leipzig)

4:00—5:30 pm

Sessions III

A: Inflationism

B: Property rights, Justice and Economics

C: Theory and History of Thought

6:00—9:30 pm

Afterparty  European Students For Liberty

Sunday, April 19  
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:

Austrian Macroeconomics

Dominika Košková (University of Economics, Prague): The Notion of Money Illusion and Its Development in Economics

Peniaz  Olga (University of Angers): The calculation of the private product according to Rothbard’s approach on French macroeconomic data

Pavel Potuzak (University of Economics, Prague): The Hayek Rule


Firm and Entrepreneurship

Per Bylund (Baylor University): An Institutional Approach to Political Uncertainty in Entrepreneurial Decision Making

Matthew McCaffrey (University of Manchester): Good Judgment, Good Luck: Frank Fetter’s Neglected Theory of Entrepreneurship

Dušan Tøíska (University of Economics, Prague):  The Firm; Nature of its Design and Management

Sessions II:

Booms and Busts

David  Rapp (Institute of Auditing, Saarland University):  The role of business valuation in booms and busts

Petr Nìmec (University of Economics, Prague):  Is economic growth compatible with deflation? A case study of the United States in the 19th century

Jiøí Alexa (University of Economics, Prague): The Impact of Business Cycles on Consumer Preferences towards Various Movie Genres


History, Reforms and Property

Lukas Nikodym (University of Economics, Prague): Interwar Czechoslovakia: A Property Rights Perspective

Tae Hoon Kim (University of Cambridge):  Re-thinking energy: the Conservatives and the origins of the market approach to energy policy, 1975-1979

Santanu Ghosh (University of Calcutta): Revisiting Lewis Model After 60 Years: A Political Economy Perspective

Tomas  Nikodym  (University of Economics, Prague): The economic causes of war and changes in post-war economic thought: from Keynes to Beneš


Austrian Economics, Freedom and Method

Christian Schneider (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos):  The Austrian School of Economics and the Unity of Science

Petr Špecián (University of Economics; Charles University): TBA

Igor Georg Thomas Uszczapowski (Hayek Club Kaiserslautern): Thee Paradox of Freedom - Austrian Thought and the Crisis of Liberalism

Sessions III:


Brian Simpson (National University): John Law’s Financial Scam

Andreas Stamate-Stefan (Bucharest University of Economic Studies):  Theoretical Insights upon Economic Competition in the Everlasting Era of Inflationism

Carmen Elena Dorobat (University of Angers): Fiat Inflation and the Global Redistribution of Wealth


Property rights, Justice and Economics

Pál Czeglédi (University of Debrecen):  The Lipset hypothesis in a property rights perspective

Flavio Inocencio (New University of Lisbon, CEDIS): The Problems of Justice in the Economic Analysis of Law


Theory and History of Thought

Elias Huber (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos): Salamanca or Vienna? New Light on the Origin of the Austrian School

Mihai-Vladimir Topan (New Europe College – Bucharest): Asceticism and the Division of Labor – A Critique of Mises

Tomáš Krištofóry (Mendel University, Brno):  Hayek's Conjectural History Method