Colloquium Schedule

Winter 2020-21

Monday, January 18, 2021
Capitalism and Democracy: Some Lessons from German Economic History, 1800–1919
Gerhard Wegner (University of Erfurt)
Zoom: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Monday, January 25, 2021
Knowledge and Incentive Problems in Regulatory Studies: An Austrian Perspective
Diana W. Thomas (Creighton University)
Zoom: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Monday, February 1, 2021
Rational Choice Theories at the Cowles Commission, 1944–1960
Catherine Herfeld (University of Zurich)
Zoom: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Monday, February 8, 2021
The Austrian Institute for Business Cycle Research under Hayek and Morgenstern, 1927–1938: Forecasting, Theory, Policy Advice
Hansjörg Klausinger (WU Vienna University of Economics and Business)
Zoom: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

 

Spring 2020

Thursday, June 4, 2020
Who is the Ultimate Boss of Legislators: Voters, Special Interest Groups or Parties?
Presenter: David Stadelmann (Bayreuth University)
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, June 11, 2020
Family Types and the Spirit of Capitalism: Evidence from Regional Surveys
Presenter: Jerg Gutmann (University of Hamburg)
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, July 2, 2020
Long Live the Doge? Death as a Term Limit on Executives in Middle Age and Renaissance Venice
Presenter: Daniel Smith (Middle Tennessee State University)
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, July 9, 2020
Index Funds and the Austrian School: A New Take on “Austrian Investing”
Presenter: Roland Fritz (University of Siegen)
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

 

Winter 2019-20

Thursday, December 19, 2019
Implications of Joint Decisions and Shared Consequences
Presenter: Tim Lohse (Berlin School of Economics and Law)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, January 23, 2020
The Rational Irrationality of Firms and NGOs – Weak Feedback-Mechanisms as Drivers of Organizational Misperformance.
Presenter: Sebastian Everding (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, January 30, 2020
Dining, Dancing, Drinking: Regulating Informal Channels of Interest Group Influence?
Presenter: Karsten Mause (University of Münster)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, February 6, 2020 (Cancelled)
The Order of Chaos: A Notion of the Hidden Order of Migrant Smuggling
Presenter: Florian Hartjen (King’s College London)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, February 20, 2020 (Cancelled)
Long Live the Doge? Death as a Term Limit on Executives in Middle Age and Renaissance Venice
Presenter: Daniel Smith (Middle Tennessee State University)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

 

Spring 2019

Thursday, April 4, 2019
La Bourse, les Banques et l’Or: Johannesburg’s French Connection and the Paris Krach of 1895
Presenter: Mariusz Lukasiewicz (Leipzig University)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, May 2, 2019
Economic Institutions, Adaptive Efficiency and Crisis Resilience – Lessons from the Great Recession
Presenter: Robert Fritzsch (University of Erfurt)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, June 13, 2019
Securing Personal Freedom Through Institutions – the Tole of Democracy and Judicial Independence
Presenter: Niclas Berggren (Research Institute of Industrial Economics and University of Economics in Prague)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, July 4, 2019
Macht, Markt und Wettbewerb: Was steuert die Datenökonomie?
Presenter: Justus Haucap (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room SR4
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, July 11, 2019
Concentration of Production over Time – Persistence and Transformation of Regional Economic Patterns
Presenter: Petrik Runst (Göttingen University)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

 

Winter 2018-19

Thursday, November 1, 2018
Neighborhood Dynamics in the Industrializing City: Berlin, 1861-1914
Presenter: Kalle Kappner (Humboldt University of Berlin)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, November 15, 2018
How Much Does Others’ Protection Matter?
Employment Protection, Future Labour Market Prospects and Well-Being
Presenter: Christine Lücke (Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, November 22, 2018
Paul Samuelson’s Graduate Economic Theory Lectures at M.I.T. in the Early 1940s:
The Student Notes of Elizabeth Ringo
Presenter: Irwin Collier (Bard College Berlin)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, January 10, 2019
Macht, Markt und Wettbewerb: Was steuert die Datenökonomie?
Presenter: Justus Haucap (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, January 17, 2019
The Construction of an International Order in the Work of Jan Tinbergen
Lecturer: Erwin Dekker (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Food for Thought from Old Indian Texts
Presenter: Harald Wiese (Leipzig University)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room TBA
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

 

Spring 2018

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Which Countries Receive Aid by Private Charities and Why?
Presenter: Pia Rennert (Leipzig University)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, May 3, 2018
No Role For Hartz Reforms? Demand and Supply Factors in the German Labor Market, 1993-2014
Presenter: Michael C. Burda (Humboldt University of Berlin)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Behavioral Economics and International Law: The Case of Putnam’s Two-Level Game
Presenter: Jan Schnellenbach (Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Special Event, Thursday, June 7, 2018
Carl Christian von Weizsäcker in Conversation with Alexander Fink
Guest: Carl Christian von Weizsäcker (Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods, Bonn)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room SR-1
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 14, 2018
Deficient Behavioral Foundations of New Paternalism
Presenter: Mario J. Rizzo (New York University)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Friday Lecture, June 15, 2018
The Uneasy Case for Nudging
Lecturer: Mario J. Rizzo (New York University)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room SR 7
Time: 11 a.m.

Thursday, June 28, 2018
The Life of Carl Menger: A Man without Prejudice
Presenter: Reinhard Schumacher (University of Potsdam)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

 

Winter 2017-18

Thursday, October 19, 2017
The Weber-Wieser Connection: Early Economic Sociology as an Interpretative
Skeleton Key
Presenter: Stefan Kolev (University of Applied Sciences Zwickau)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, November 16, 2017
The Courts as a Threat to Central Bank Autonomy: The Case of Colombia
Presenter: Andrea L. Tapia-Hoffmann (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Classical Liberal and Socialist Austrian Women Economists: Jewishness and
Emancipation (Vienna, 1890-1938)
Presenter: Giandomenica Becchio (University of Torino)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, December 7, 2017
Clearing the Market? Market Design from the Scholastics to Ordoliberalism
Presenter: Philipp Rössner (University of Manchester)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, December 14, 2017
The Epistemic Value of Freedom: What Hayek Failed to Convey to Habermas
Presenter: Julian Müller (Brown University)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, January 11, 2018
Capital Controls and Entry: Evidence from Emerging Market Economies
Presenter: David Herok (Leipzig University)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Methodological Battles: How German Liberal Thought Forgot Legitimacy
(A Fresh Look at Various Monetary Regime Proposals)
Presenter: Ekkehard Köhler (Walter Eucken Institute, Freiburg)
Location: Grimmaische St. 12, 04109 Leipzig, Room I411
Time: 3 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.