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Fiscal competition and economic freedom

IREF Workshop in Vienna 8th March 2018
IREF and Austrian Economics Centre

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

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IREF Workshop Programme

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