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IREF Workshop in Vienna 8th March 2018

IREF and Austrian Economics Centre

Thursday 1 February 2018

The next IREF Workshop will take place in Vienna on the 8th of March 2018. The Workshop will be co-hosted by the Austrian Economics Centre.

Programme of the Workshop

Location: Hayek Saal, Grünangergasse 1-15/1, 1010 Wien, March 8, 2018

09:15 – 09:30 Welcome addresses: Barbara Kolm (Austrian Economics Centre) and Jean-Philippe Delsol (IREF)

09:30 –- 09:50 Roland Fritz (University of Siegen and IREF), The Bourgeois deal vs the Bismarckian deal: understanding the corrosive effects of the welfare state on culture (co-authored with Rok Novak).
09:50 — 10:10 Discussion

10:10 – 10:30 Alexander Fink (University of Leipzig and IREF), Cooperation in economics and the layman’s perception of markets as engines of integration
10:30 – 10:50 Discussion

Coffee break

11:10 – 11:30 Carla Guerriero (Università di Napoli and IREF), Hospital budget constraint(s) and patients’ mobility: evidence from Italy on the consequences of fiscal federalism on hospital competition (co-authored with Paolo Berta and Rosella Levaggi)
11:30 — 11:50 Discussion

11:50 – 12:10 Aristides Hatzis (University of Athens and IREF), The Institutional roots of the Greek crisis
12:10 – 12:30 Discussion

Lunch break (buffet)

13:30 – 13:50 Rosella Levaggi (University of Brescia and IREF), The Effect of Mobility and the Role of Institutions on Solid Waste Management Practices (co-authored with Laura Levaggi, Carmen Marchiori and Carmine Trecroci)
13:50 – 14:10 Discussion

14:10 – 14:30 Jaroslaw Kantorowicz (University of Leiden and IREF), Political institutions and fiscal policy-making: evidence from Poland
14:30 – 14:50 Discussion

14:50 – 15:00 Concluding remarks

Round Table
Social (In-)security in Times of Change
18:00 – 19:00 Panel:
Dr. Dagmar Belakowitsch – Jenewein, Sozialsprecherin FPÖ, tbc
Prof. Enrico Colombatto (IREF and University of Turin)
Me Jean-Philippe Delsol (Chairman of the Board, IREF)
Frau Mag. Christa Schweng - Austrian Federal Chamber of Commerce
19:00 – 19:30 Discussion

You can also download the programme clicking on the icon below.

IREF Workshop Programme

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