Gottfried von Haberler-Conference 2013

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The Gottfried von Haberler Conference 2013 took place on May 17, at University Liechtenstein in Vaduz. Topic: “Are the Poor getting poorer and the Rich getting richer?” (German: Werden die Armen immer ärmer und die Reichen immer reicher?). It was organized and hosted by ECAEF – European Center of Austrian Economics Foundation, in co-operation with University Liechtenstein and supported by multiple local and international sponsors. The conference was divided into three sessions. Papers of the Conference speakers can be downloaded by clicking on their names below:


Session I:
Zur Fragestellung und Analyse. The subject and its analysis

“Werden die Armen immer ärmer und die Reichen immer reicher? Das Problem der Einkommensungleichheit in globaler Perspektive” Erich Weede (D)

“Poverty, Populism and Performance: Changing Contours of Politics in India” Barun Mitra (India)

“Neid, Umverteilung und Steuersystem” Richard Sulik (SK)


Session II:
Über Ideen und Lösungen. Ideas and solutions

“Educate the Poor! Unleash their Potential!” Pauline Dixon (UK)

“In the Shadow of the Law: Entrepreneurs in Poverty” Enrique Ghersi (Peru)

“From Humble Beginnings to Entrepreneurial Success” Herman Mashaba (ZA)


Session III:
Panel Discussion: Zur Politik der Umverteilung

Chair: Barbara Dluhosch (D). Discussants: Fischer, Müller, Sulik, Weede, Wohlgemuth. Farewell address: H.S.H. Prince Michael of Liechtenstein