Privatize Education!

The XVIII. International Gottfried von Haberler Conference 2024 occurred on May 17th, 2024 at the University of Liechtenstein.


Please find our Speakers’ essays and media coverage below.
The videos will be uploaded shortly.



Conference Program: May 17, 2024

Welcome and Opening Remarks: H.S.H. Prince Philipp von und zu Liechtenstein


Session I: On the State Control of Educational Matters

Chair: Peter Fischer (CH)

Über freie Gesellschaft und freie Bildung. [On free society and free education.] Michael Esfeld (CH)
On the decentralization of an education system. Argentina as a case in point. Martin Krause (ARG)

Session II: Privatize Education: Ideas and Arguments

Chair: Peter Fischer (CH)

Die Ideologisierung der öffentlichen Schule und ihre traurigen Folgen. [The ideologization of public schools and its sad consequences.] Claudia Wirz (CH)
School Choice: Arguments For and Against. Neal McCluskey (USA)

Session III: Privatize Education: Examples and Applications

Chair: Michael Wohlgemuth (D)

Private Schools for the Poor in Developing Countries. Pauline Dixon (UK)
The Swedish Voucher System: Pros and Cons. Erik Lakomaa (S)

Farewell Adress: H.S.H. Prince Philipp von und zu Liechtenstein



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Liechtenstein Academy | private, educational foundation (FL)
Altas Network | economic research foundation (USA)
Austrian Economics Center | Promoting a free, responsible and prosperous society (Austria)
Berlin Manhatten Institute | non-profit Think Tank (Germany) | Buecher fuer den Liberalismus (Germany)
Cato Institute | policy research foundation (USA)
Center for the New Europe | research foundation (Belgium)
Forum Ordnungspolitik
Friedrich Naumann Stiftung
George Mason University
Heartland Institute
Hayek Institut
Hoover Institution
Istituto Bruno Leoni
Institut Václava Klause
Instytut Misesa
IREF | Institute of Economical and Fiscal Research
Johns Hopkins Institute for Applied Economics, Global Health, and the Study of Business Enterprise | an interdivisional Institute between the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, and the Whiting School of Engineering
Liberales Institut
Liberty Fund
Ludwig von Mises Institute
New York University | Dept. of Economics (USA)
Stockholm Network
Students for Liberty
Swiss Mises Institute
Universidad Francisco Marroquin