2nd Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences > Programme

Wednesday, 16 August 2006

08:00 - 18:00 Opening Ceremony Arrival and Check-In
19:00 - 23:00 Opening Ceremony Get-together of all participants at Villa Alwind

Thursday, 17 August 2006

09:45 - 10:30 Opening Ceremony Opening of the Meeting with addresses by Federal President Prof. Dr. Köhler and Countess Sonja Bernadotte, President of the Council
10:35 - 12:00 Discussion Panel Discussion
Panel Discussion: Financial Markets, Financial Institutions and Macroeconomic Risks (Prof. Robert Engle, Prof. Sir Clive W.J. Granger, Prof. Finn E. Kydland, Prof. Reinhard Selten, Chair: Prof. Martin Hellwig)
12:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break Break
14:00 - 14:30 Lecture Sir Clive Granger
Building Econometric Models to Consider Policy for Deforestation in the Amazon Rain Forest
14:30 - 15:30 Lecture Finn Kydland
Monetary Policy, Taxes and the Business Cycle
14:30 - 15:30 Lecture John Nash Jr.
The Agencies Method and Cooperative Games
15:30 - 17:30 Discussion Panel Discussion
Scientific discussions among Prizewinners Prof. Granger, Prof. Kydland, Dr. Nash and young researchers at "Freie Schule Lindau"
19:30 - 22:00 Boat Trip Dinner at various restaurants for Laureates and Participants

Friday, 18 August 2006

09:00 - 09:45 Lecture Robert Engle III
Global Financial Volatility
09:00 - 09:45 Lecture Douglass North
Toward an Era of Longevity and Wealth
09:45 - 10:15 Lecture Sir James Mirrlees
Optimal commodity taxation
09:45 - 10:15 Lecture Robert Mundell
China's Macroeconomic Strategy and its Currency Relations with Asia and the International Monetary System
10:15 - 10:45 Break Break
10:45 - 11:30 Lecture Douglass North
The Natural State or why effective economic reform is so difficult
11:30 - 12:00 Lecture Reinhard Selten
Experimental Investigation of Day-to-Day Route Choice Behavior
12:00 - 15:30 Lunch Break Break
15:30 - 17:30 Discussion Panel Discussion
Scientific discussions among Prizewinners Prof. Engle, Prof. Mirrlees, Prof. North, Prof. Selten and young researchers at "Freie Schule Lindau".

Saturday, 19 August 2006

08:00 - 09:30 Boat Trip Departure by bus from Inselhalle Lindau to St. Gallen
09:30 - 10:15 Boat Trip Arrival at the University of St. Gallen (HSG)
10:15 - 13:00 Discussion Panel Discussion
Closing panel discussion at the University: Labour Market Performance and Structural Adjustment (Prof. jacque H. Drèze, Prof. Sir James A. Mirrlees, Prof. Robert A. Mundell and Prof. Hans-Werner Sinn; Chair: Prof. Martin Wolf)
13:00 - 14:30 Lunch Break Break
14:30 - 17:30 Boat Trip Transfer by bus to Rorschach and trip by boat to the Isle of Mainau
17:30 - 19:00 Farewell Farewell ceremony and conclusion of the Meeting by the President, Countess Sonja Bernadotte, at Mainau Palace. Visit to the park.
19:00 - 21:00 Boat Trip Departure by boat "M.S. Lindau" back to Lindau (for students and young researchers)