Mark your Calendar: IV. International ECAEF/CEPROM Conference on Dec 10 in Monaco

ECAEF/CEPROM Conference, Monaco, Dec 10, 2019

“If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there’d be a shortage of sand”.  Milton Friedman (1912-2006)

Topic of the IV. International ECAEF/CEPROM Conference:

Towards a Viable Alternative

Markets and Entrepreneurship
to Protect the Environment

The IV. International ECAEF/CEPROM conference is an Academic Conference by invitation only, planned and organized by ECAEF –
European Center of Austrian Economics Foundation (FL); hosted
by CEPROM – Center of Economic Research for Monaco (MC).

Academic Director: ECAEF: Kurt R. Leube (
Administrative Director: CEPROM: Emmanuel Falco (
Media Contacts:
Conference Date: Dec. 10, 2019 (by invitation only)
Location: Musee Oceanographique de Monaco, Principality of Monaco
Conference Languages: English/French; simultaneous translation.

Dec 9, 2019: Opening Dinner at the Hotel Ermitage in the presence of H.S.H. Prince Albert II. for invited guests and speakers only. Dinner speaker: Henrique Schneider (CH) on “Climate Change and Global Governance: A Dilemma”.

Conference Program

09:00-9:30 Registration
09:30-9:50 Welcome by H.S.H. Prince Albert II and H.S.H. Prince Michael of Liechtenstein

Session I:
All Flows, Nothings Stays: The Environment and Natural Change
09:50-10:00 Chair: Peter Fischer (CH)
10:00-10:30 “Our Ecological Past: A Brief History” Josef H. Reichholf (D)
10:30-10:45 Discussion

10:45-11:15 Coffee break

11:15-11:45 “In Spite of Fear-Mongering and Darkness there is Progress” Johan Norberg (S)
11:45-12:00 Discussion

12:00-13:30 Luncheon for speakers and invited guests

Session II:
On Private Stewardship for Public Benefits
13:30-13:45 Chair: Carlos A. Gebauer (D)
13:45-14:15 “The Tragedy of the Commons and the Ostroms” Pedro Schwartz (ES)
14:15-14:30 Discussion
14:30-15:00 “On the Environment, Freedom and Coercion” Philipp Count Batthyany (D/H)
15:00-15:15 Discussion

15:15-15:45 Coffee break

Session III:
Protecting the Environment? Unshackle the Markets!
15:30-15:40 Chair: Henrique Schneider (CH)
16:00-16:30 “Nature and Resource Conservation without Politics” Axel Kaiser (CL)
16:30-16:45 Discussion
16:45-17:15 “Nature and Markets: The Case for the Enviropreneurs” Terry L. Anderson (USA)
17:15-17:45 Discussion (topical and general)
17:45-18:00 Farewell Remarks: Kurt R. Leube (A/USA)

18:00 End of Conference
18:30-20:00 Farewell Reception, hosted by H.S.H. Prince Albert II. at the Princely Palace.