Schedule

 

Friday, April 26  (open to public)
2:30—3:15 pm Registration (Jungmannova 17, Prague 1)
3:15—3:30 pm Opening by Josef Šíma (CEVRO Institute)
3:30—4:30 pm

Franz Cuhel Memorial Lecture

Randall Holcombe (Florida State University):  Political Capitalism 

4:30—4:45 pm

Remarks: TBA

4:45—5:45 pm

Friedrich von Wieser Memorial Lecture

David Emanuel Andersson (RMIT University Vietnam): In Defense of Knightian Entrepreneurship Theory

5:45—6:00 pm

Remarks:

TBA

6:30—10:00 pm Welcome Dinner (for participants with "full fee package"
Saturday, April 27  (For registered participants only)
9:00—10:30 am

 

11:00—12:30 pm

 

2:00—3:30 pm

 

4:00—5:30 pm

 

 

 

Sunday, April 28                                      
Optional: Tour of the historical center of Prague (if sufficient number of people are interested)

 

Preliminary List of Sessions

History of Ideas

x Lucas Freire (Mackenzie Center for Economic Freedom): Anti-Rationalist Liberalism and Dutch Anti-Revolutionary Political Thought

x Eduard Braun (Clausthal University of Technology): Is socialism an individualistic ideology?

Tomas Nikodym (University of Economics, Prague):  Economic Thought of Christian Conservatives in the Post-War Czechoslovakia

Marino Varricchio (CEVRO Institute): Of pirates and vikings:  Mancur Olson, (small) organized groups, and the economics of anarchy

Marcin Chmielowski (ASBiRO Academy): The relation between science and ideology in the thought of the main representatives of the Cracow School of Economics

Tomas Kristofory (Erasmus University Rotterdam): The Aim and the Point of Hayek's The Fatal Conceit

Gloria Zúñiga y Postigo (Ashford University): Two Kinds of Economics: An Examination of the Theory and Politics in Austrian Economics

 

Anarchism, Minarchism

Roderick Long (Auburn University): Austro-Libertarian Themes in Three Prague Authors: Čapek, Kafka, and Hašek

x Bartosz Gradecki (King's College London):  Nozick's Failure as the Ultimate Defeat of Minarchism

Emy Sri Reskiyah (Jagiellonian University): The Contest within Libertarianism: Between Anarcho-capitalism and Minarchism

 

Economic Policies

David Howden (Saint Louis University - Madrid Campus): Measuring the Sustainability of Public Finances in Europe

x Nayha Mansoor (University of St Andrews): The Wage Effect of Immigration: A Meta-Analysis

Atharv Desai (University of Nottingham): The Political Economy of Indian Agriculture and the contribution of Shard Joshi's Shetkari Sanghatna

Madhu Rao (Bridgewater State University): Shaping of America by Specialty Occupation Immigrants (or H-1B visa) in the Information Technology Sector

Ana Azevedo (Universidade Católica Portuguesa):  "Threats and opportunities of significant unbalance between maritime and land dimensions of small countries"

Linda Glawe (University of Hagen): The Role of Institutional Quality and Human Capital for Economic Growth Across Chinese Provinces - A Dynamic Panel Data Approach

Loïc SAUCE (ISTEC - Paris): Technological dumping: State competition in the era of the digital revolution  
 

 

Economic Theory

Youliy Ninov: An Alternative view on Saving AND INVESTMENT from an Austrian economics perspective

Petr Špecián (Charles University): Internalities and the Anti-Psychological State

Christian Schneider (King Juan Carlos University): The Newspeak of Economics

 

Law-and-Economics

x Sultan Mehmood (University of Paris Dauphine): Judiciary’s Achilles Heel: Executive Control via Appointment Power

Josef Montag (Charles University): Does homeownership hinder labor market activity? Evidence from housing privatization and restitution in Brno

Dušan Tříska: TBC

Jan Broulík (Charles University): CULTURAL CAPTURE OF COMPETITION POLICY BY BUSINESS INTERESTS

Karsten Mause (University of Muenster): Delegation and Democratic Control: Can Independent Regulatory Agencies become too independent?

Marek Hudík (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University): Endogenous Instability of Social Norms

 

Money&Finance

Alexander Rakviashvili (Free University of Tbilisi): Monetary policy and wealth inequality

Ad van Riet (UNU-CRIS): MONETARY POLICY AND UNNATURAL LOW INTEREST RATES: SECULAR STAGNATION OR FINANCIAL REPRESSION?

x Christopher Hartwell (Bournemouth University): Financialization: Right Problem, Wrong Culprit

Arkadiusz Sieroń (University of Wrocław): SHOULD WE BE AFRAID OF ZOMBIES? MONETARY POLICY AND RESOURCE ALLOCATION

Dominik Stroukal (CEVRO Institute): Refuting the Bitcoin's growing energy problem 

x Elias Bengtsson (Banco de España): The political economy of macroprudential policy

x Jordan Moore (Rowan University): Optimal Investment Management for Prospect Theory Investors

 

 

Politics, Voting, Governance

Neha Tengur : Does the Government Target a Particular Group of Voters in the Run-Up to Elections?

Juan Carlos Ladines Azalia (University College of Cork):  Are the BRICS an Innovative Force for Change in Global Governance? A Case Study of the Role of the BRICS in Reforming the Global Economic Governance

x Maria De Paola (University of Calabria): Term limit extensionand electoral participation. Evidence from a diff-in-discontinuities design at the local level in Italy

Erika Pini (Université Catholique de Louvain): Economic inequality, political polarization and voter turnout

Omer F. Baris (Nazarbayev University): ‘Good Enough’ Governance in the Post-Soviet Eurasia

x Deepti Kohli (Jawaharlal Nehru University): Electoral Competition, Lobby Formation and Equilibrium Policies