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Hans-Werner Sinns Geburtstagskonferenz

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Hans-Werner Sinns Geburtstagskonferenz "Economic Policy in the Presence of Globalisation"
25. April 2008, Münchner Residenz, Max-Joseph-Saal

Academic co-ordinators

Prof. Monika Schnitzer, Dean of the LMU Economics Faculty
Prof. Assaf Razin, Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Council of the Ifo Institute 

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Programme (PDF, 42 KB) | Programme and Speakers' Profiles (PDF, 441 KB)

Programme

09:00   Opening Words

Prof. Assaf Razin
(Profile | Audio MP3, 3.7 MB | Video, 4:01 min.)
Prof. Monika Schnitzer
(Profile | Audio MP3, 5.3 MB | Video, 5:38 min.)  
 
  Welcome Addresses

Eberhard Sinner, Bavarian State Minister and Head of the Bavarian State Chancellery
(Profile | Audio MP3, 8.7 MB | Video, 9:12 min.)
Prof. Bernd Huber, LMU President
(Profile | Audio MP3, 3.2 MB | Video, 3:23 min.)
 
09:30 Panel 1: Can the Welfare State Survive?

Introductory Presentation: Prof. Alan J. Auerbach
(Profile | Audio MP3, 21.9 MB | Video, 23:27 min.)

Discussant: Prof. Sir Tony Atkinson
(Profile | Audio MP3, 10.8 MB | Video, 11:31 min.)
Discussant: Prof. Robin W. Boadway
(Profile | Audio MP3, 10.8 MB | Video, 11:27 min.)

General Discussion (Audio MP3, 21.5 MB | Video, 22:47 min.)
 
10:45 Coffee break
11:15 Panel 2: Tax Competition

Introductory Presentation: Prof. Peter Birch Sørensen
(Profile | Audio MP3, 25.7 MB | Video, 26:30 min.)

Discussant: Prof. Michael Keen
(Profile | Audio MP3, 11.3 MB | Video, 12:01 min.)
Discussant: Prof. John D. Wilson
(Profile | Audio MP3, 11 MB | Video, 11:31 min.)
Discussant: Prof. Sir James Mirrlees
(Profile | Audio MP3, 15.8 MB | Video, 16:50 min.)

General Discussion (Audio MP3, 7.5 MB | Video, 8:01 min.)
12:30 Lunch
Lunch Speech
Prof. Kai A. Konrad
(Profile | Audio MP3, 12 MB | Video, 12:30 min.)
14:00 Panel 3: European Integration

Introductory Presentation: Prof. Otmar Issing
(Profile | Audio MP3, 19.9 MB | Video, 21:06 min.)

Discussant: Prof. Paul de Grauwe
(Profile | Audio MP3, 15.4 MB | Video, 16:16 min.)
Discussant: Prof. Rick van der Ploeg
(Profile | Audio MP3, 17.3 MB | Video, 18:22 min.)

General Discussion (Audio MP3, 18.8 MB | Video, 19:53 min.)
15:15 Coffee break
15:30 Panel 4: Global Climate Change

Remarks on the Stern-Review
Prof. Eytan Sheshinski
(Profile | Audio MP3, 19 MB | Video, 20:23 min.)

The Green Paradox
Prof. Hans-Werner Sinn
(Profile | Audio MP3, 18.3 MB | Video, 19:36 min.)
16:00 Concluding Presentation

Schools, Skills and Synapses
Prof. James J. Heckman
(Profile | Audio MP3, 42.6 MB | Video, 45:25 min.)
16:45 Coffee break
17:00 Opening Words to the Ceremonial Part (Audio MP3, 6.6 MB | Video, 5:06 min.)
Prof. Monika Schnitzer
Letters of congratulations
A tribute to Hans-Werner Sinn from Prof. Robert Solow
Letter of congratulations from Prof. Mervyn King, Governor of the Bank of England

Mozart´s "Hunting Quartet" (Audio MP3, 6.5 MB | Video, 6:58 min.)
1st mov. (Allegro vivace assai)
Scholars of the Munich Philharmonic’s Orchestra Academy

Congratulatory Remarks
Prof. Georg Milbradt, Minister President of the Free State of Saxony
(Profile | Audio MP3, 33.4 MB | Video, 35:49 min.)

Words of Gratitude
Prof. Hans-Werner Sinn (Audio MP3, 9 MB | Video, 9:23 min.)

Mozart´s "Hunting Quartet" (Audio MP3, 6.8 MB | Audio MP3, 5 MB | Video, 12:40 min.)
3rd mov. (Adagio), 4th mov. (Allegro assai)
Scholars of the Munich Philharmonic’s Orchestra Academy
18:00 Reception


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