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The End of Conventional Wisdom

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Erwin-Schrödinger-Saal
Plenary / Discussion
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Are mainstream economic theories outdated? Do we need new macroeconomic approaches to understand recent developments? If so, how can they contribute to making economies in Europe more sustainable?

Senior Scholar and Visiting Presidential Professor of Economics, City University of New York
Professor of Public Policy and Political Economy, Department of Political Economy, King's College London
Head, Research Unit Economics and Social Sciences, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, Birmensdorf
Presenter and Reporter, ORF - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna

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

Mark PENNINGTON

Professor of Public Policy and Political Economy, Department of Political Economy, King's College London

Research Fellow, London School of Economics Lecturer in Public Policy, School of Politics and International Relations, Queen Mary University of London Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, School of Politics and International Relations, Queen Mary University of London Reader in Public Policy and Political Economy, School of Politics and International Relations, Queen Mary University of London
1997-1999
1999-2011
2003-2009
2003-2009

PhD Dr. Irmi SEIDL

Head, Research Unit Economics and Social Sciences, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, Birmensdorf

Vordiplom, Economic Sciences (intermediate examination for diploma), University of Munich Bachelor, Economics, University of Aix-Marseille Master, Economics, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne PhD, Business Economics, University St.Gallen Research Fellow, Institute of Environmental Sciences, University of Zürich/1997 Visiting Fellow, Department of Economics, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia and at the Department of Economics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy Co-Head, Economics Section, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL, Birmensdorf Venia legendi, in environmental sciences with focus on environmental economics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Zurich
1985
1986
1987
1993
1995-2002
1998
2002-2006
2003

Mag.a Rosa LYON

Presenter and Reporter, ORF - Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna

Different jobs, from doctor´s to tax consultant office, from parliament to marketing company Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business Journalist / Editor / Reporter, Radio Österreich 1, ORF Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna Journalist / Editor / Reporter, Zeit-im-Bild, ORF Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Vienna
1994-2005
2000-2005
seit 2005
seit 2010

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