Gottfried von Haberler Conference 2024

 

Many who are self-taught far excel the doctors, masters, and bachelors of the most renowned universities.

 

Ludwig von Mises (1881-1973)

Privatize Education!

The XVIII. International Gottfried von Haberler Conference

University of Liechtenstein
Vaduz, May 17, 2024
Organized and hosted by The European Center of Austrian Economics Foundation (www.ecaef.li)

Academic Director: Kurt R. Leube Tel. +1 650 248 4955  +43 676 942 8980 (krleube@gmail.com)

By invitation only

Admission: General CHF 150/Euro 150; Students CHF 50/Euro 50

TO REGISTER, PLEASE CONTACT US HERE:

Rosmarie Lutziger Tel. +423 235 1570 (Rosmarie.Lutziger@lgt.com)

 or write to admin@ecaef.org

Media Matters: Laura Gianesi Tel. +423 235 2344 (laura.gianesi@lgt.com)
Relevant literature will be offered for sale by: (www.buchausgabe.de)

The support of the University of Liechtenstein and multiple local and international sponsors is gratefully acknowledged.

 

Conference Program: May 17, 2024

08:15-09:15
Registration/Fee
09:15-09:30
Welcome and Opening Remarks: H.S.H. Prince Michael of Liechtenstein

Session I: On the State Control of Educational Matters

09:30-09:45
Chair: Jan Fleischhauer (D)
09:45-10:15
Über das öffentliche Erziehungssystem, die Würde and die Freiheit des Denkens. [On the public education system, dignity and freedom of thought.] Michael Esfeld (CH)
10:15-10:30
Discussion
10:30-11:00
COFFEE BREAK
11:00-11:05
Chair
11:05-11:35
On the Decentralization of an Education System. Martin Krause (ARG)
11:35-12:00
Discussion (topical/general)
12:00-13:30
Buffet Luncheon for all participants at conference site

Session II: Privatize Education I: Ideas and Arguments

13:30-13:45
Chair: Peter Fischer (CH)
13:45-14:15
Über die Entideologisierung des Bildungsideals. [On the de-ideologization of the educational ideal.] Philipp Batthyany (D)
14:15-14:30
Discussion
14:30-14:35
Chair
14:35-15:05
School Choice: Arguments For and Against. Neal McCluskey (USA)
15:05-15:30
Discussion (topical/general)
15:30-16:00
COFFEE BREAK

Session III: Privatize Education II: Examples and Applications

16:00-16:15
Chair: Michael Wohlgemuth (D)
16:15-16:45
Private Schools for the Poor in Developing Countries. Pauline Dixon (UK)
16:45-16:30
Discussion
16:30-16:35
Chair
16:05-17:35
The Swedish Voucher System: Pros and Cons. Gabriel Heller-Sahlgren(S)
17:35-17:50
Discussion (topical and general)
17:50-18:00
Farewell Address: H.S.H. Prince Michael of Liechtenstein
18:15-19:30
Cocktail Reception at Vaduz Castle.

 

 

 

 

Our Partners

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)
Buchausgabe.de | 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
IEA
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
LUISS
New York University | Dept. of Economics (USA)
Stockholm Network
Students for Liberty
Swiss Mises Institute
Universidad Francisco Marroquin
Walter-Eucken-Institut