Gottfried von Haberler Conference 2006

haberler conference 2006

The 2nd Gottfried-von-Haberler-Conference took place on September 28-29, 2006 in Vaduz, Liechtenstein. Topic: “Private Solutions for Public Problems?” It was organized and hosted by ECAEF – European Center of Austrian Economics Foundation, in co-operation with Hochschule Liechtenstein and with the support of multipal local and international sponsors. At 9am the ECAEF-President H.S.H. Prince Michael of Liechtenstein opened the conference.


Session I:

“Private Enforcement of Rules” Anthony de Jasay (F),

“Lessons of Catching up” Leszek Balcerowicz (PL),

“Economies of Scale or Subsidiarity: Who does What to Whom in Modern Society?” Victoria Curzon-Price (CH).


Session II:

“The Public Trust Doctrine: Regulation, Property Rights, and Environmental Outcomes” Gary Libecap (USA),

“Argentina: How the State Cheated on its Citizens” Juan Carlos Cachanosky (AR),

“How to Cope with Poverty: Private Initiatives to Overcome Public Failures” Barun Mitra (India).

A farewell cocktail and reception was hosted by H.S.H. Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein.