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Financial Markets and the Real Economy – Friends or Foes?

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Debate
german language

Following on the global economic and financial crisis, the role of financial markets has been questioned increasingly. Does speculation create liquid markets? Should those transactions that are beneficial to the real economy be separated from those that are speculative bargains? How can the transparency of markets be enhanced?

Speakers

Director, Agenda Austria, Vienna
Independent Economic Researcher and University Lecturer, Vienna
Editor and Head of Office, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Frankfurt am Main Chair

Dr. Franz SCHELLHORN

Director, Agenda Austria, Vienna

1990-1991 Bankausbildung in der Creditanstalt Bankverein
1992-1997 Studium der Handelswissenschaften, WU Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
1997-2013 Wirtschaftsredaktion, "Die Presse", Wien
2004-2013 Leiter der Wirtschaftsredaktion, "Die Presse", Wien
2011-2013 Stellvertretender Chefredakteur, "Die Presse", Wien
seit 2013 Direktor, Agenda Austria, Wien

Mag. Dr. Stephan SCHULMEISTER

Independent Economic Researcher and University Lecturer, Vienna

1972-2012 Research Fellow, Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna
1974-1975 Post-graduate studies, Bologna Center, Johns Hopkins University, Bologna
1982 Visiting Scholar, New York University
1986-1987 Visiting Scholar, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin
1988-2005 Visiting Scholar, University of New Hampshire
since 2006 Lecturer of Economics, University of Vienna and WU Vienna University of Economics and Business
2010 Visiting Scholar, International Monetary Fund, Washington

Andrea REXER

Editor and Head of Office, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Frankfurt am Main

2001-2007 Freelance Journalist for Stern, Focus, ddp, dpa, Passauer Neue Presse
2007-2011 Economics and Business Reporter, profil, Vienna
2011-2012 Financial Correspondent, Die Welt/Welt am Sonntag, Frankfurt am Main
since 2012 Financial Correspondent, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Frankfurt am Main
since 2013 Bureau Chief of Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Frankfurt am Main

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