Friday, March 17  (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—4:15 pm

Franz Cuhel Memorial Lecture

Jeffrey Tucker (Foundation for Economic Education): "What Mises Learned about Politics: 1919-1947"

4:15—4:30 pm

Remarks: Students for Liberty 

4:30—5:15 pm

Friedrich von Wieser Memorial Lecture

Bruce Caldwell (Duke University): "Hayekian Ideas for Today"

5:30—5:45 pm


The Fund for American Studies by Matthew Kwasiborski

7:00—10:00 pm Welcome Dinner (for participants with "full fee package"
Saturday, March 18  (For registered participants only)
9:00—10:30 am

Sessions I

A: The State and Public Goods

B: Scarcity: Paternalism or Free Market Response (LFMI Session)

C: Austrian Economics I

D: Economic Theory

11:00—12:30 pm

Sessions II

A: History of Ideas

B: Scarcity and cultural consequences of fiat money (LFMI Session)

C: Problems of Economic and Social Development

D: Authoritarianism and Policy Changes

2:00—3:30 pm

Sessions III

A: Entrepreneurship and the Market Process

B: Austrian Economics II

C: Public Policy 

4:00—5:30 pm

Sessions IV

A: Institutions, Freedom and Coercion

B: Land and Energy

C: Economics and History

D: Economics and Politics



Sunday, March 19                                 
Optional: Tour of the historical center of Prague (if sufficient number of people are interested)


Confirmed Sessions:

Sessions I

A:  The State and Public Goods
Rok Novak (CEVRO Institute): Informed Democratic Participation as a Public Good Problem
Luigi Marco Bassani (University of Milan): Fallacies in the Classical Liberal and Libertarian Theories of the State  
Ninov Youliy (Germany):  National defense: the hard problem and its true free-market solution

B: Scarcity: Paternalism or Free Market Response
Elena Leontjeva: Scarcity as the third cause of being: advancing the free market theory and liberty-morality dialogue
Tom G. Palmer: Fairness and Human Cooperation
Zilvinas Šilėnas: Scarcity as a tool to understand the goals and consequences of paternalism

C: Austrian Economics I
Petr Němec (University of Economics, Prague): Maturity mismatching and its impact on the yield curve
Casey Pender (CEVRO Institute): Depicting Money Supply Elasticity in Free Market Banking
Pavel Potužák (University of Economics, Prague): Hayek-Taylor rule

D: Economic Theory
Omer F. Baris (Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan):  A Note on Cooperative Outcomes in One-Shot Prisoners’ Dilemma Games
Basak Debasmita (Swansea University, Wales): Bournot vs. Bertrand under centralised bargaining
Jan Broulík (Tilburg University): Antitrust enforcement and Private Benefits

Sessions II

A: History of Ideas
Stefan Kolev (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau, Germany):  After Weber and Wieser, what is left for Mises and Hayek?
Tomáš Krištofóry (Purkyně University):  Brno-Brünn as a Birthplace of the Systems of Economics: Towards the Intellectual Biography of Karel Engliš 
Roland Fritz (University of Siegen, Germany): The welfare state in a kaleidic world - How can Ludwig Lachmann's legacy inform current social policy?

B: Scarcity and cultural consequences of fiat money
Elena Leontjeva: Scarcity and unacceptance of economic phenomena. New interdisciplinary insights
Vytautas Žukauskas: How negating scarcity of money changes who we are
Samuel Gregg: Good Money, Just Money: How Government Manipulation of the Money Supply Undermines the Common Good

C: Problems of Economic and Social Development
Morutan Radu (University of Oradea, Romania): The bumping road of post crises economies
Odishvili Kristine (Tbilisi State University, Georgia):  The impact of Human Resource on Economic Development
Oksana Hutsalenko (Vinnitsa National Agrarian University, Ukraine): Ukrainian market of the organic products

D: Authoritarianism and Policy Changes
Taylan Özge: The Political Economy of Authoritarianism: The State-Private Sector Relations in Hosni Mubarak’s Egypt
Alexander Demin (National Research University Higher School of Economics):  Autocrats' Decision Making Under Conditions of Uncertainty
Olena Shamanska (Vinnitsa National Agrarian University, Ukraine): The main problems of the economic transformation in Ukraine

Sessions III

A: Entrepreneurship and the Market Process
Pál Czeglédi (University of Debrecen): Productivity, institutions, and market beliefs: three entrepreneurial interpretations
Sauce Loïc (ISTEC, Paris): On the diversity of market processes
Christian Schneider (King Juan Carlos University, Madrid): Searching for Big Foot: Are There Exceptions from Basic Economic Laws?

B:  Austrian Economics II
Ruijs Philip (University of Angers, France):  Hayek and Capital Theory Controversies
William Hongsong Wang(Complutense University of Madrid): Hoarding theory and the New Austrian Economics  
Tomáš Frömmel  (University of Economics, Prague): Rational expectations hypothesis: A Critique

C: Public Policy 
Nijat Huseynov (Szent Istvan University, Budapest): The Development of the Manufacturing Industry or Mining Industry? – The Case of Azerbaijan
Tinatin Kometiani, Tamar Barbaqadze (Tbilisi State University, Georgia): The poverty level in Georgia and its reduction measures
Abhinav Singh (CEVRO Institute): Should there be harmonization of cigarette excise taxes in the European Union?

Sessions IV

A: Institutions, Freedom and Coercion
Luděk Kouba (Mendel University, Brno): Locus of Control and Support for the Welfare State
Inocencio Flavio (Coventry University):  Economic Freedoms, Institutions and Economic LiberalisationAndreas M. Kramer (Juan Carlos University, Madrid):  Carl Menger, Eugen von Bohm-Bawerk & The Gold Standard in Austria-Hungary

B:  Land and Energy
Sathe Dhammanjiri (Pune University, India):  The Changing Nature of Political Economy of Land Acquisition in India: Need for a Shift in Discourse?
Mardini Patrick (University of Balamand, Lebanon): Reforms in an Oligopolistic Political Market: The Case of Electricity in Lebanon
Sulakadze Lana (Tbilisi State University, Georgia):  The financial analysis of energy sector and the investments influence on the electricity tariff

C: Economics and History
Marek Vokoun (Institute of Technology and Business, České Budějovice): Origin of the term Credit Crunch: critical review
Tomáš Nikodým (University of Economics, Prague):  Post-War Czechoslovakia: A Theoretical Critique
David Dolejší (Purkyně University): Taxation and Collusion in Central Europe: The Rise, Spread and Fall of Craft Guilds

D: Economics and Politics
Anthony Hennen (CEVRO Institute): Eating the Rich: Useful inequality and the exploitation of the great by the small 
Pavel Krivulia (East Ukrainian Volodymyr Dahl National University):  The concept of diagonal wars: A bridge between economic and political sciences
Andrea   Sáenz de Viteri (Universidad de Navarra, Spain):  Political positions on government intervention and inequality: Who is being radicalized by free trade?