Published 24 August 2017 by Laura Schönhardt

#LiNoEcon Daily Recap – Wednesday, 23 August

On Wednesday, #LiNoEcon was inaugurated with a keynote by ECB President Mario Draghi, followed by the first full day of the meeting programme with lectures and seminars. In the evening, young economists and laureates mingled at the Get-Together in Friedrichshafen, where Federal Minister Peter Altmaier welcomed the participants on behalf of the German government, stressing that the young economists were the ‘hope of the universe’.


Video of the day:

The Keynote by ECB President Mario Draghi during the opening ceremony


Picture of the day:

ECB President Mario Draghi talking to young economists after the opening ceremony

6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences

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Blog of the day:


Euro area

On the Future of the Euro Area: #LiNoEcon young economist Benjamin Schäfer suggests ways to overcome the weaknesses in Europe’s monetary union.

Do take a look at more of our inspring blog posts.


Tweets of the day:





<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” data-lang=”de”><p lang=”en” dir=”ltr”>Peter Diamond pointing out the importance of financial literacy on his lecture about good pension design <a href=””>#LiNoEcon</a> <a href=””></a></p>&mdash; MartaMartínezMatute (@martammatute) <a href=”″>23. August 2017</a></blockquote>
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Laura Schönhardt

Laura Schönhardt was a member of the communications team of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings. Before joining the Lindau team, she studied the German, English and Italian languages and cultures at the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität in Germersheim, Germany. The international context of the meetings reflects her personal interest in cultural exchange and she is excited to meet many new people from all over the world.