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Public Policy and Its Unintended Effects

Economic Sciences: Meeri Kim

Public Policy and Its Unintended Effects

Two lectures during the 7th Lindau Meeting in Economic Sciences highlighted examples of policymaking which did not fulfil the intended goal.

Next Gen Economics: Young Researchers Present Their Work to the World – and to Laureates

Economic Sciences: Andrei Mihai

Next Gen Economics: Young Researchers Present Their Work to the World – and to Laureates

The Next Gen Economics Sessions were an excellent opportunity for the participants to present their work in front of an audience that includes some of the best economists in the world. From gender to game theory, there was no shortage of exciting topics.

The Economics of Past, Current and Future Crises

Economic Sciences: Meeri Kim

The Economics of Past, Current and Future Crises

Methods used by economists may explain historical trends and current events, as well as to make predictions about the future.

Daily Recap – Saturday, 27 August 2022

Economic Sciences: Annabell Reiß

Daily Recap – Saturday, 27 August 2022

That was #LINOecon! A week full of personal encounters, inspirational talks and fruitful scientific discussions. We were saying goodbye with the traditional boat trip from Lindau to Mainau Island. The scientific programme was concluded with a timely Panel Discussion on "Economics and Politics of War and Sanctions" and the boat trip back to Lindau.

Digitalisation – Catching Up with Social Change

Economic Sciences: Hanna Kurlanda-Witek

Digitalisation – Catching Up with Social Change

How can we better allocate resources for the benefit of society? What role will digitalisation play in the future of work? Should there be stricter rules regarding social media? Questions that were discussed during #LINOecon.

A Breadth of Economic Policies at #LINOecon

Economic Sciences: Hanna Kurlanda-Witek

A Breadth of Economic Policies at #LINOecon

Three Laureates discussed the economic policies during the 7th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences.

Going Micro for a Better World

Economic Sciences: Ben Skuse

Going Micro for a Better World

Laureates and young economists have illuminated the vast reach of microeconomics over the course of #LINOecon, presenting an eclectic mix of micro studies on a range of topics that, taken together, may form a whole greater than the sum of its individual parts.

Daily Recap – Friday, 26 August 2022

Economic Sciences: Annabell Reiß

Daily Recap – Friday, 26 August 2022

Today was the last day of #LINOecon in the Inselhalle, as we will head off to Mainau Island tomorrow, where we celebrate the final day of this eventful week. After a Partner Breakfast and a Morning Workout, the day went on with insightful lectures by several Laureates, Laureate Lunches, Science Walks and Next Gen Economic Sessions. Finally, our Bavarian Evening was a worthy end of the day.

Economics Embracing our Warts and All Selves

Economic Sciences: Ben Skuse

Economics Embracing our Warts and All Selves

Behavioural economics has highlighted what we have known all along – humans are emotional, myopic, and easily confused and distracted. At #LINOecon, laureates Robert Aumann, Richard Thaler and Daniel McFadden discussed how economists are embracing how we really behave to make safe predictions and inform decision-making.

Daily Recap – Thursday, 25 August 2022

Economic Sciences: Annabell Reiß

Daily Recap – Thursday, 25 August 2022

Today, #LINOecon was once again filled with fruitful debates, lively discussions and personal encounters. The Laureates delivered topical and inspiring lectures and during Next Gen Economics sessions all eyes were on the young economists. Finally, day three was wrapped up by our Panel Discussion about "Social Change and Social Media". 

From Spectrum to Water and Healthcare – Auctions are Reshaping the World

Economic Sciences: Andrei Mihai

From Spectrum to Water and Healthcare – Auctions are Reshaping the World

People often sell things to the highest bidder. But there's more than one way to auction something. The scientific lectures of the #LINOecon opening day focussed on auctions. A topic the 2020 Laureates of the prize in economic sciences were awarded for.

Daily Recap – Wednesday, 24 August 2022

Economic Sciences: Annabell Reiß

Daily Recap – Wednesday, 24 August 2022

The second day of #LINOecon offered plenty of options for informal exchange among Laureates and young economists. Subsequent to the Morning Workout and our Partner Breakfast, the day continued with exciting Laureate lectures, Next Gen Economics sessions and the Panel Discussion.