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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
An eventful opening day of the 7th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences has come to a close: The official Opening Ceremony featured greetings from various top-class guests and was followed by the start of the scientific programme.
Lindau is excited to finally welcome young economists from all over the world. For an easy start of the 7th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences, we have prepared all information you need in regard of travelling to Lindau and attending the meeting.