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): How False Beliefs about Exchange Rate Regimes Threaten Global Growth and the Eurozone

5:00—5:15 pm

Book Launch of the Czech translation of Murray Rothbard's For a New Liberty published by Mises Institut CZ&SK

5:15—6:00 pm

Franz Cuhel Memorial Lecture

Michael WOHLGEMUTH (Universität Witten/Herdecke): The political economy of EU integration: a vindication of Europe à la carte

6:00—6:15 pm


Students for Liberty by Jan Škapa

The Fund for American Studies by Matthew Kwasiborski

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: Reforms and Development

C:Austrian Economics, Freedom and Method

2:00—3:30 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)

4:00—5:30 pm

Sessions III

A: Inflationism

B: Property rights, Justice and Economics

C: Theory and History of Thought

6:00—10:00 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 Tříska (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 Němec (University of Economics, Prague):  Is economic growth compatible with deflation? A case study of the United States in the 19th century

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


Reforms and Development

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

Nataliya Langburd (University of Cambridge): Impact of FDI on Development: Assessing the Endogeneity


Austrian Economics, Freedom and Method

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

Andreas Stamate-Stefan (Bucharest University of Economic Studies):  Social Philosophy and Economics: The Case of Ludwig von Mises

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

Pavel Ryska (Charles University): Deflation and Economic Growth in Long-Term Perspective

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

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


Theory and History of Thought

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

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

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