Prague Conference on Political Economy 2018

Date of event:


April 13-14,  2018

Friedrich von Wieser Memorial Lecture

Leszek Balcerowicz is a professor of Economics at the Warsaw School of Economics, the former chairman of the National Bank of Poland and Deputy Prime Minister in Tadeusz Mazowiecki's government. He is famous for implementing the Polish economic transformation program in the 1990s commonly referred to as the Balcerowicz Plan. His books include Puzzles of Economic Growth or Socialism, Capitalism, Transformation. You may read his chapter on Institutional Systems and Economic Growth from Aslund and Dabrowski (ed.): Challenges of Globalization: Imbalances and Growth.





Franz Cuhel  Memorial Lecture

David Howden is Chair of the Department of Business and Economics and professor of economics at St. Louis University's Madrid Campus, and Academic Vice President of the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada. Among his books we find  The Next Generation of Austrian Economics: Essays in Honor of Joseph T. Salerno, Mises Institute 2015 (co-edited with Per Bylund), The Fed at One Hundred: A Critical View on the Fed¬eral Reserve System, Springer 2014 (co-edited with Joseph Salerno), Institutions in Crisis: European Perspectives on the Recession,  Edward Elgar 2011, or Deep Freeze: Iceland’s Economic Collapse, Ludwig von Mises Institute 2011 (with Philipp Bagus)..


We are inviting you to participate in the 14th annual  Prague Conference on Political Economy (PCPE). PCPE is an international and interdisciplinary gathering of scholars focusing their research on a broad approach to the study of social reality crossing traditional disciplines.   Scholars writing in the tradition of PPE, PPE&L or the Austrian School of Economics and  political economy of freedom are particularly welcome.

More info, registration, schedule etc. on the conference site.