Apply for a Colloquium on Cultural and Moral Consequences of Government Regulation in Potsdam, Germany

conference
LFMI

Where?

Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit, Karl-Marx-Straße 2, 14482 Potsdam, Germany

When?

April 29th, 2017


The colloquium will consist of four topic-specific sessions, on monetary policy, entitlement policy, labour market policy, and the nanny state. Each session will start with an introductory presentation by the Lithuanian Free Market Institute and will be followed by a moderated discussion. Readings will be distributed to participants in advance of the colloquium. The discussion will focus on the assumptions behind government policies about particular concerns and tensions they are designed to address and will explore their cultural, moral and behavioral implications for man and society.


Apply for this Colloquium on Cultural and Moral Consequences of Government Regulation by filling out this form no later than April 10, 2017.


Programme?

8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-9:10 Welcome and introduction.
9:10-9:30 Scarcity: new interdisciplinary insights for understanding and impacting public policy, Elena Leontjeva, Lithuanian Free Market Institute
9:30-10:15 Session 1. Monetary policy
Introductory presentation (15 min). Vytautas Žukauskas, Lithuanian Free Market Institute
Comment (15 min). Dr. Philipp Bagus, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
Q&A and task (15 min).
10:15-11:00 Session 2. Entitlement policy
Introductory presentation (15 min). Ieva Valeškaitė, Lithuanian Free Market Institute
Comment (15 min). Dr. Stephen Davies, Institute of Economic Affairs
Q&A (15 min).
11:00-11:20 Coffee break
11:20-12:20 Parallel working groups
Group 1. Monetary policy. Discussion leader Dr. Philipp Bagus
Group 2. Entitlement policy. Discussion leader Dr. Stephen Davies
12:20-13:30 Lunch break
13:30-14:15 Session 3. Labour market policy
Introductory presentation (15 min). Edita Maslauskaitė, Lithuanian Free Market Institute
Comment (15 min). Dr. Stephen Davies, Institute of Economic Affairs
Discussion (15 min).
14:15-15:00 Session 4. Nanny state
Introductory presentation (15 min). Žilvinas Šilėnas, Lithuanian Free Market Institute
Comment (15 min). Dr. Detmar Doering, Friedrich Naumann Foundation
Q&A (15 min).
15:00-15:15 Coffee break
15:15-16:30 Parallel working groups
Group 1. Labour market policy. Discussion leader Dr. Stephen Davies
Group 2. Paternalism. Discussion leader Dr. Detmar Doering
16:30-16:45 Break
16:45-17:45 Joint session. Group presentations by discussion leaders. Final comments and remarks.


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