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How Auction Theory Could Help Distribute Vaccines Equitably Across the World

Tibi Puiu

How Auction Theory Could Help Distribute Vaccines Equitably Across the World

When auctions are well-designed, they benefit everyone, including the bidders and the auctioneers. Maybe a way to distribute vaccines worldwide?

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Nobel Prize Award Ceremony

Yesterday on 10 December – the anniversary of Alfred Nobel’s death – the 2018 Nobel Prize Award Ceremony took place at the Stockholm Concert Hall, Sweden. The recent Nobel Laureates in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine as well as the laureates in Economic Sciences received their Nobel medals and diplomas. Watch the ceremony here.  

“Lindau Was a Lesson in Building Courage and Confidence”

Devaki Ghose

“Lindau Was a Lesson in Building Courage and Confidence”

Lindau Alumna Devaki Ghose reflects on #LiNoEcon and encourages young scientists to apply for the Lindau MeetingLindau Alumna Devaki Ghose reflects on #LiNoEcon and encourages young scientists to apply for the Lindau Meeting

Looking Ahead to Economics in 2020

Phil Thornton

Looking Ahead to Economics in 2020

Phil Thornton looks back at the past four #LiNoEcon meetings and forward to economics in 2020.Phil Thornton looks back at the past four #LiNoEcon meetings and forward to economics in 2020.

#LiNoEcon Daily Recap – Saturday, 26 August

Laura Schönhardt

#LiNoEcon Daily Recap – Saturday, 26 August

The 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences ended with the boat trip to Mainau Island. It was a day full of science, discussions, joy, genuine delight and even some tears. It is hard for us to say goodbye now but we will surely stay in touch. Enjoy the highlights of the last day of #LiNoEcon.   Video of […]

#LiNoEcon Daily Recap – Friday, 25 August

Laura Schönhardt

#LiNoEcon Daily Recap – Friday, 25 August

Friday was the last day in Lindau but not the last day of the meeting. Saturday is going to take the #LiNoEcon participants to Mainau Island, so while you are enjoying your last day on the picturesque island, let’s take a look at what happened yesterday. Here are our highlights from Friday:   Video of the day:   […]

#LiNoEcon Daily Recap – Thursday, 24 August

Laura Schönhardt

#LiNoEcon Daily Recap – Thursday, 24 August

Thursday was packed with lectures, seminars and the first panel discussion of #LiNoEcon. In our mediatheque, you may find many great pictures, videos of exceptional lectures and thought-provoking blog contributions. There is so much more worth checking out than what we present to you in our daily recap, so do have a look. Enjoy the following […]

The Road to a Nobel Prize

Phil Thornton

The Road to a Nobel Prize

Three recent Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciences discussed their work on contracts, incentives and organisations at #LiNoEconThree recent Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciences discussed their work on contracts, incentives and organisations at #LiNoEcon

#LiNoEcon Daily Recap – Wednesday, 23 August

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 […]

#LiNoEcon Daily Recap – Tuesday, 22 August

Laura Schönhardt

#LiNoEcon Daily Recap – Tuesday, 22 August

On Tuesday, #LiNoEcon kicked off with first meet and greets, registrations, guided tours through the Lindau Science Trail and the Paul Klee exhibition and various dinners for laureates, young economists and guests. Even though the grand opening of the 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences takes place on Wednesday, we already have some highlights:   […]

Ten Astonishing Facts About Longevity

Susanne Dambeck

Ten Astonishing Facts About Longevity

Will humans get ever older, or is there a biological limit to our lifespan? Longevity and rising life expectancy hold a few surprises.Will humans get ever older, or is there a biological limit to our lifespan? Longevity and rising life expectancy hold a few surprises.