The VII. International Gottfried von Haberler Conference
Vaduz, May 20, 2011
The support of University of Liechtenstein and multiple local and international sponsors is gratefully acknowledged.
"We do not know how to achieve a given end. We do not know the relationship between the public policies we adopt and the effects these policies were designed to achieve".
George J. Stigler (1911-1991)
Nobel Prize 1982
Organizer/Host: ECAEF - European Center of Austrian Economics Foundation (www.ecaef.li)
Location: University of Liechtenstein, F?rst Franz Josef Strasse, FL-9490 Vaduz
Administration: ECAEF, Herrengasse 12, FL-9490 Vaduz; Tel. +423 237-5860; email@example.com
Director: Kurt R. Leube, ECAEF
Topic: "The Economics of Regulation. Der Preis der Gesetzesflut?.
May 20, 2011:
Session I - The Economics of Regulation (9:00am -12:30pm)
09:00-09:05 Welcome: Prince Michael of Liechtenstein (FL)
09:05-09:15 Opening: Prime Minister Klaus Tsch?tscher (FL)
09:15-09:25 Chair of first session: Michael Lauber (FL)
09:25-09:55 "The Economics of Regulation: The Case of Slovakia" Ivan Miklos (SK)
10:05-10:35 "Wachstum, Wohlstand, Ordnungspolitik" Hermann-Otto Solms (D)
10:45-11:10 Coffee Break
11:10-11:40 "The Regulatory Cost of U.S. Taxes" Alvin Rabushka (US)
11:50-12:20 "Regulierungsprobleme auf den Finanzm?rkten" Kurt Schiltknecht (CH)
12:30-02:00 Buffet Luncheon for all participants at the University
Session II - Socio-economic Consequences (2:00pm-6:00pm)
02:00-02:10 Chair of second session: Karl-Peter Schwarz (A)
02:10-02:40 "The Anthropology of (Over)Regulation" Michael Leube (A/ES)
02:50-03:20 "Wirtschafts- und gesellschaftspolitische Folgen der Regulierungsflut?" Ekkart Zimmermann (D)
03:30-04:00 Coffee break
04:00-04:30 "The Road to Hell is paved with good Regulations. Lessons from the financial Crisis" Johan Norberg (S)
Session III - Panel Discussion "What Can be Done?" (4:30pm-6:00pm)
04:30-06:00 Chair of third session: Prince Michael of Liechtenstein (FL)
Discussants: Norberg, Lauber, Schiltknecht, Miklos
06:00-06:10 Farewell address
06:20 - Transportation to the Cocktail Reception at Vaduz Castle hosted by H.S.H. Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein.
Simultaneous translation will be provided. Relevant literature will be on display and offered for sale by buchausgabe.de.