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03: Intergenerational Justice and Economic Outcomes

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The intergenerational transmission of human capital seems to be crucial for providing equality of opportunity. Intergenerational correlations of education, income and wealth between parents and their children indicate a range of different results between OECD countries. What are the different kinds of transmission and what implications do these have for macro-economic development? How should economic policy react to these challenges?

Professor of Economics, SOFI - Swedish Institute for Social Research, Stockholm University, Stockholm
Senior Director, Industrial Affairs, Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Villach
Elizabeth S. and A. Varick Stout Professor, Political Science and Economics, Yale University, New Haven
Researcher, Institute for Macroecomics, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna
Professor, Department of Economics, Institute for Macroeconomics, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna Chair

Ph.D. Markus JÄNTTI

Professor of Economics, SOFI - Swedish Institute for Social Research, Stockholm University, Stockholm

1988-1990 Researcher, Assistant Teacher, Research Assistant (Economics and Statistics), Lecturer (Economics), and Research Assistant (Statistics), Åbo Akademi University, Turku
1989-1991 Licentiate in Political Sciences (Economics and Statistics), Åbo Akademi University, Turku
1990-2000 Senior Research Fellow and Research Associate, Economics, Academy of Finland, Turku
1991-1992 Visiting Scholar, Institute of Public Policy Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
1991-1993 Doctor of Political Sciences (PhD in Economics), Åbo Akademi University, Turku, and Finnish Doctoral Programme in Economics, Turku
1994-1999 Research Fellow, Economics, Labour Institute for Economic Research, Helsinki
1996-1997 Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
2000-2002 Professor of Economics, University of Tampere
2001-2003 Scientific Director, Statistics Finland, Helsinki
2003-2009 Professor of Economics, Åbo Akademi University, Turku
2004-2009 Research Associate, UNU/WIDER - World Institute for Development Economics Research, Helsinki
2005-2014 Research Director, LIS - Luxembourg Income Study, Luxembourg
2007-2008 Visiting Scholar, Russell Sage Foundation, New York
since 2009 Professor of Economics, SOFI - Swedish Institute for Social Research, Stockholm University, Stockholm

Vorstandsvorsitzende Mag. Dr. h.c. Monika KIRCHER

Senior Director, Industrial Affairs, Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Villach

1988-1991 Freelance Consultant and Lecturer, University of Klagenfurt
1991-2000 Vice Mayor, City of Villach
2001-2007 Chief Financial Officer, Finance, Research & Development and Human Resources, Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Villach
2007-2014 Chief Executive Officer, Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Villach
since 2014 Senior Director and, Industrial Affairs, Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Villach and "Head of committee for Research, technology and innovation of the Austrian Industrial Association"

Prof. Ph.D. John E. ROEMER

Elizabeth S. and A. Varick Stout Professor, Political Science and Economics, Yale University, New Haven

Ph.D. Alyssa SCHNEEBAUM

Researcher, Institute for Macroecomics, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna

2011 M.A., Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
2013 Graduate Certificate, Advanced Feminist Studies, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
2013 Ph.D., Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Prof. of Economics Dr. Jesus CRESPO-CUARESMA

Professor, Department of Economics, Institute for Macroeconomics, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Vienna

1999 Programm in Economics am Institut für Höhere Studien, Wien
2000-2007 Assistent und Dozent, Universität Wien
2005 Habilitation im Fach Volkswirtschaftslehre
seit 2007 Professur für Wirtschaftstheorie an der Fakultät für Volkswirtschaft und Statistik der Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck

Economic Symposium

show timetable

01.09.2015

08:00 - 10:30Charity Soccer Match – Good Game, Good PurposeSocial
12:00 - 12:50OpeningPlenary
13:30 - 14:20Understanding Inequality – an Empirical AssessmentPlenary
14:40 - 16:10Inequality of Opportunity – Causes, Impact and InterventionsPlenary
16:10 - 16:30Political CornerPlenary
16:30 - 20:00ecoplus Lower-Austria EveningSocial
16:30 - 17:30Rankings and Reality – Austria’s Economic Competitiveness Put to the TestPartner
16:30 - 18:30InEquality from a Female PerspectivePartner
18:30 - 20:00The Entrepreneurial Economy – How to Become a Champion?Plenary
20:00 - 21:00Illuminating AlpbachSocial
20:30 - 21:30Young Talents – Late Night ConcertCulture

02.09.2015

06:00 - 07:0015th management club Business BreakfastPartner
06:00 - 07:00Digital Technology: From Inequality to Inclusion – Peter Drucker Breakfast ClubPlenary
07:00 - 08:10Growing Disparities in Wealth and Income – Is (More) Redistribution Necessary?Plenary
07:30 - 08:30The Throwaway SocietyPartner
08:10 - 08:30Political Corner2Plenary
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 01: The Welfare of Nations in the 21st CenturyBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 02: Being Family Friendly – Cosmetic PR or a Successful Route to Equality of Opportunity?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 03: Intergenerational Justice and Economic OutcomesBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 04: Peripheral Business Locations – Disadvantage or (Underestimated) Potential?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 05: Win-Win?! The Symbiosis of Big Business and StartupsBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 06: How Can Europe Overcome Disparity due to the Digital Revolution?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 07: Economic and Financial Education – What Has to be Done?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 08: Value Networks as a Key to a Successful Business LocationBreakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 09: Leading Organisations – What Next?Breakout
09:00 - 11:30Breakout Session 10: Tackling Social Injustice in EuropeBreakout
11:30 - 12:30Lunch ReceptionSocial
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 11: All the Same – All Different?Breakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 12: The Pension System – Unfair Rather than Equitable?Breakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 13: Better Decisions through ParticipationBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 14: Care as a Gender Political and Economic ChallengeBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 15: New Technologies – Old InequalitiesBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 16: Energy Supply in Transformation – Inequality in Access to Markets and Political PowerBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 17: Equality – Location Dependent?Breakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 18: Disabled Employees – Opportunities for Growth & InnovationBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 19: More Equal than Others? Modern Management between Leadership and ParticipationBreakout
12:30 - 15:00Breakout Session 20: The Investment Gap in Europe – How to Kick-start Growth?Breakout
16:00 - 17:30Shifting the Perception – Solutions to Combating InequalityPlenary
19:15 - 20:45Young Talents – Maja Osojnik BandCulture

02.09.-01.09.2015

Magenta NightSocial

03.09.2015

06:00 - 07:00Breakfast Club 01: In Conversation with Dan ShechtmanBreakout
06:00 - 07:00Breakfast Club 02: In Conversation with Angelika KreschBreakout
06:30 - 07:30“Kater” Breakfast – Back to NormalityPartner
07:00 - 08:30Beyond Clichés – China’s Political and Economic StrategiesPlenary
09:00 - 10:20How to Grow or Not to Grow – that is the Question!Plenary
10:20 - 10:35ClosingPlenary
14:45 - 18:00Economic DialoguePartner