Vilnius

Register

May 7st, 2015


Venue

Radisson Blu Hotel
Konstitucijos prospektas 20, Vilnius


Agenda


Registration

8:30-9:00 


 Welcome speech

9:00-9:10  

Žilvinas Šilénas (President, Lithuanian Free Market Institute)


Opening Lecture: 

How the liberal ideas made the modern world: 1600 – present.

9:10 – 9:40


Deirdre McCloskey 
(Distinguished Professor of Economics, History, English, and Communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago, Professor of Economic History, Gothenburg University, Sweden)


Panel 1 : Does Europe have what it takes to break the stagnation?

9:40 – 11:00

Moderator

Žilvinas Šilénas (President, Lithuanian Free Market Institute)

Keynote

 Enrico Colombatto (IREF, University of Turin)

panelists

Sigitas Besagirskas (Director, Economics and Finance Department, Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists)

Algimantas Rimkūnas (Vice-Minister of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania)

Ramūnas Vilpišauskas (Director, Institute of Political Sciences and International Relations, Vilnius University )

Vytautas Žukauskas (Director of Research, Lithuanian Free Market Institute)


Coffee Break 

11:00-11:30 


Panel 2: Austerity with Reforms. What can we learn from Estonia’s labour market reform?

11:30 – 12:50
Moderator

Kaetana Leontjeva (Lietuvos Laisvosios Rinkos Instituto Vyresnioji Ekspertė)

Keynote

Janno Järve (Senior Analyst, Estonian Center for Applied Research, former Deputy Secretary General on Labour Policy, Estonia’s Ministry of Social AffairsPanelists)

Rimantas Jonas Dagys (Member of Parliament, Homeland Union-Lithuanian Christian Democrats)

Sigitas Gailiūnas (President, Panevėžys Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts, member of the Presidium, Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts )

 Adam Martin (Assistant Professor, Political Economy Research Fellow, Free Market Institute)

Justinas Usonis (Attorney-at-law, Associate Professor, Vilnius University)

Žilvinas Šilénas (President, Lithuanian Free Market Institute)


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