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12: Inequality Before and After the Financial Crisis

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
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Economic inequality has become even more pronounced since the start of the Great Recession, in particular in countries with high unemployment. At the same time, economists increasingly recognise that inequality was one of the major causes of the financial crisis. In this breakout session, we will analyse the relation between inequality, crisis and macroeconomic development, and discuss how economic policy should react to this challenge.

Senior Scholar and Visiting Presidential Professor of Economics, City University of New York
Economist (Macroeconomics and Distribution), Vienna Chamber of Labour, Vienna
Head, Monetary Unit, Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna
Head, Institute for Comprehensive Analysis of the Economy, Johannes Kepler University Linz

Branko MILANOVIC

Senior Scholar and Visiting Presidential Professor of Economics, City University of New York

PhD in Economics/Statistics, University of Belgrade Lead Economist, Research Department, World Bank Adjunct Professor, SAIS Johns Hopkins University Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington College Park Professor, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland Visiting Fellow, All Souls, Oxford and Universidad Carlos III, Madrid
1987
1991-2013
1996-2007
2003-2006
2007-2013
2010-2011

Ph.D. Miriam REHM

Economist (Macroeconomics and Distribution), Vienna Chamber of Labour, Vienna

External Staff, Austrian Central Bank, Vienna Research Assistant, WU University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna Junior Fellow, Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO), Vienna Research Assistant, New School for Social Research, New York Intern, United Nations (DESA), New York Research Assistant, Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis (SCEPA), New York Teaching Fellow, New School for General Studies, New York Adjunct Faculty, New York University (NYU), New York Intern, International Labour Organization (ILO), Geneva Economist (macroeconomics and distribution), Department for Economics and Statistics, Vienna Chamber of Labour, Vienna Lecturer, University of Applied Sciences BFI, Vienna
2002-2004
2004
2005
2007-2008
2008
2008-2010
2009-2010
2010
2011
since 2011
2012-2013

Mag. Dr. Martin SCHÜRZ

Head, Monetary Unit, Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Vienna

Studium der Volkswirtschaft, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien Postgraduate Ausbildung, Institut für Höhere Studien, Wien Forschungsaufenthalt, Santiago de Chile Referent, Bankenaufsicht des Bundesministeriums für Finanzen Referent, Internationale Abteilung, Oesterreichische Nationalbank European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA), Maastricht Referent, Volkswirtschaftliche Abteilung, Oesterreichische Nationalbank Lektor, Fachhochschule des BFI Gruppenleiter für monetäre Analysen, Volkswirtschaftliche Abteilung, Oesterreichische Nationalbank Lektor, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien Fachspezifikum Individualpsychologie
1982-1992
1988-1990
1990-1992
1992-1993
1993-1997
1994-1995
1997-1999
seit 1999
seit 2000
seit 2006
2006-2014

MMag. Dr. Jakob KAPELLER

Head, Institute for Comprehensive Analysis of the Economy, Johannes Kepler University Linz

Department of Social and Societal Policy, Johannes Kepler University Linz Department of Philosophy and Theory of Science, Johannes Kepler University Linz Head, ICAE - Institute for Comprehensive Analysis of the Economy, Johannes Kepler University Linz Visiting professor for social economics, University Duisburg-Essen
2007-2008
2008-2016
since 2015
2016-2017

Economic Symposium

show timetable

26.08.2014

12:00 - 12:10OpeningPlenary
12:10 - 13:40New Goals for the EconomyPlenary
14:10 - 15:40The End of Conventional WisdomPlenary
15:40 - 16:00Political CornerPlenary
16:30 - 17:30Umverteile und herrsche. Wem gehört der Wohlstand?Partner
18:00 - 19:30Learning from the Care EconomyPlenary
19:30 - 20:30Smart Blue HourSocial
20:30 - 21:45Cello Goes Tango or Cello Goes South AmericaCulture

27.08.2014

06:00 - 06:4514th management club Business Breakfast “Österreich braucht Europa”Partner
07:00 - 08:10Global Division of Labour – How Can Europe Prosper?Plenary
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 01: Hayek vs Keynes: The Most Important Liberal EconomistsBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 02: A New Economic and Competition Model for EuropeBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 03: Critical Success Factors of Entrepreneurial EducationBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 04: Intellectual Property – A System at the Crossroads?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 05: US Focus Back on Industry – Blessing or Curse for Europe?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 06: Clash of Generations – Corporate Cultures Put to the Test by New Working EnvironmentsBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 07: Re-IndustrialisationBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 08: Work to Live, or Live to Work? – Changing Working EnvironmentsBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 09: Putting User Innovation to WorkBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 10: The Future of Corporate Learning – What Makes Businesses Successful?Breakout
10:10 - 10:30Political CornerPlenary
11:30 - 12:30Lunch ReceptionSocial
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 11: The EU’s Energy and Climate Policy – A Threat to Our Industries?Breakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 12: Inequality Before and After the Financial CrisisBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 13: Schengen for Data: What Is Necessary, What Is Feasible?Breakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 14: Good Is the Enemy of Great – What Distinguishes Leading Enterprises from Others?Breakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 15: Room for CreativityBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 16: Business Development Based on Design ThinkingBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 17: The Key to Innovation – People, Mindset, TechnologiesBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 18: Sharing Economy – Cooperatives in the 21st CenturyBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 19: The Economic Future of EuropeBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 20: From Wallet to Smartphone – Challenges and Opportunities of the Digital World of FinanceBreakout
16:00 - 17:30Peter Drucker Special Lecture: Property or Communities? The Upcoming Challenge for CompaniesPlenary
19:00 - 20:00Don’t Mind the GapCulture
20:00 - 22:00Magenta NightSocial

28.08.2014

06:00 - 07:00Breakfast Club 01: In Conversation with: Alexa L. WesnerPartner
06:00 - 07:00Breakfast Club 02: In Conversation with: Franz FischlerPartner
06:30 - 07:00“Kater” BreakfastPartner
07:00 - 08:00The Economy According to the MediaPlenary
08:00 - 08:30Cooperation in EuropePlenary
09:00 - 10:20Europe’s Economy and the Next GenerationPlenary
10:20 - 10:30ClosingPlenary
20:00 - 21:30Brunnhilde – DJanes NightCulture