IFIP-Jahrestagung 2017 / IFIP Annual Conference 2017
"The Res Publica. Re-assessing the role of the public sector and the public interest"

TU Wien, Lecture Hall W5, Augasse 2-6, 1090 Vienna

Thursday, 8 June 2017, 18:00 - 20:00  Presentation of the book "Public or Private Goods? Redefining Res Publica" and of the "Egon Matzner Prize of Socio-Economics 2017"
Friday,      9 June 2017, 09:00 - 16:30  Conference presentations

Conference organized by
Centre of Public Finance and Infrastructure Policy (IFIP), Department of Spatial Planning, Vienna University of Technology

in cooperation with
USE, Utrecht School of Economics, The Netherlands, and
EAEPE, European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy

Presentations | Photos

Content of the Annual Conference

1. What is public and why should something be in public responsibility? Which criteria, and theoretical and empirical arguments are relevant to determine
whether the provision, and fi nancing of a good is a public or private responsibility, or a mixture of both?

2. Who determines what is public and what is private? Which actors do what? And why are they doing this? How is the public intervention justifi ed?
How can one decide whether there is a role for public intervention, and given there is a role for public intervention, who intervenes and how?“
(Excerpt from the introduction to the book „Public or Private Goods? Redefining Res Publica“, ed. B. Unger, D. v.d. Linde, M. Getzner
Cheltenham, Edward Elgar, 2017)

Conference Programme

Programme
Thu, 8 June  

Presenter Book and Award Presentation
18:00 - 18:15

Rudolf SCHEUVENS
Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Spatial Planning
Vienna University of Technology
Welcome
18:15 - 18:30

Manuel SCHOLZ-WÄCKERLE
Department of Socioeconomics
Vienna University of Economics and Business; EAEPE
Welcome
18:30 - 18:45
Brigitte UNGER
Utrecht School of Economics
University of Utrecht (NL)
"The shift from the public to the private"
18:45 - 19:00
Daan van der LINDE
Utrecht School of Economics
University of Utrecht (NL)
"Conceptualising shifts from the private to the public"
19:00 - 19:15
Michael GETZNER
Vienna University of Technology
"Policy implications: a differentiated picture of the private and the public"
19:15 - 19:45
Gabriele MATZNER-HOLZER,
Wolfgang BLAAS
Presentation of the laureates of the
"Egon Matzner Prize of Socio-Economics 2017"
19:45 Come-together: Snacks and Drinks
 
     

Programme 
Fri, 9 June  

Presenter IFIP Annual Conference 2017
09:00 - 09:15

Michael GETZNER
(Fachbereich Finanzwissenschaft und Infrastrukturpolitik, TU Wien)
Welcome
09:15 - 10:00
Dieter PLEHWE
Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (DE)
"Economists and the Welfare State" (Keynote)
10:00 - 10:15 Brigitte UNGER
Utrecht School of Economics, University of Utrecht (NL)
"Core functions of the ‚Res Publica'"
10:15 - 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 - 12:30 Gerlinde GUTHEIL-KNOPP-KIRCHWALD
Grazia WITHALM
Daan van der LINDE
Ian KOETSIER

Comments by:
Wilfried SCHÖNBÄCK, Dieter PLEHWE
"Social housing policies: A Res Publica?" (Gutheil, Kadi)
"Funding of Protected Areas: A purely Public Task?" (Withalm)

"Res Publica: Natural disasters and (future) public debt" (Koetsier)

Panel discussion with authors of the book
„Public or Private Goods? Redefining Res Publica“
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 - 14:15 Lukas HAFFERT
University of Zurich (CH)
"The effects of consolidation programs on public spending"
14:15 - 15:00 Judith CLIFTON
University of Cantabria (ES)
"Reflections on recent examples of public-private politics"
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 - 16:30   Final discussion, wrap-up and closing
   

Photos   

     
Thurday, 8 June
 Presentation
Michael GETZNER
Presentation
Manuel SCHOLZ-WÄCKERLE
 Presentation
Brigitte UNGER
Laudatio and presentation of the the "Egon Matzner Prize of Socio-Economics 2017"-lauriate
Presentation by EMP2017-lauriate Svenja Flechtner  publication desk
Friday, 9 June
Preparations  Auditory
 Welcome
Michael GETZNER
 Key Note
Dieter PLEHWE
 Presentation
Brigitte UNGER
 Presentation
Gerlinde GUTHEIL-KNOPP-KIRCHWALD
 Presentation
Grazia WITHALM
 Presentation
Ian KOETSIER
 Comments
Wilfried SCHÖNBÄCK
 Comments
Dieter PLEHWE
 Discussion  Discussion
 Discussion  Discussion
 Presentation
Lukas HAFFERT
 Presentation
Judith CLIFTON
 Coffee Break    
Photos: IFIP, TU Wien, 2017.