2016 ECONOMIC FREEDOM NETWORK Conference

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2016 EFN meeting, Slovenia.

This year’s Economic Freedom of the World Network meeting was held on the beautiful lake Bled. The lake is situated in a picturesque environment, surrounded by mountains and forests. The medieval-era Bled Castle, which was first mentioned in a 22 May 1011, stands above the lake on the north shore. The lake surrounds Bled Island. The island has several buildings, the main one being the pilgrimage church dedicated to the Assumption of Mary, built in its current form near the end of the 17th century. Bled is located on the southern foot of the Karawanks mountain range near the border with Austria, about 50 km (31 mi) northwest of the state capital Ljubljana.

CONFERENCE LOCATION

The conference was held at Best Western Premier Hotel Lovec, Ljubljanska cesta 6, Bled, Slovenia.

CONFERENCE AGENDA

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Afternoon
19:00-21:00
Arrival of Participants
RECEPTION (Jezero Lounge, Grand Hotel Toplice, Cesta svobode 12, Bled*****)

Sunday, September 4, 2016

SESSION 1 (9.00-10:00)


10:00-10:15
SESSION 2 (10:15-12:15)



12:30-14:00
SESSION 3 (14.30-16:00)



16:00-16:15
SESSION 4 (15:45-17:15)


18:45-20:00
20:00-22:00

An Introduction: Tanja Porčnik
A Brief History of the Economic Freedom Project: Dr. Michael Walker
Overview of the Economic Freedom Project: Fred McMahon
Coffee Break
Dr. Kamal Al-Basri: The Paradox of Natural Resources: The Impact on Economic Freedom
Dr. Hajar Mostafaee: How do freedom fundamental factors affect real exchange rate misalignments in selected OPEC
Dr. Morteza Sameti: Free Market is Necessary for Economic Growth in Iran
Dr. Ünsal Çetin: Turkey’s Great Moderation after 2002
Lunch (Best Western Premier Hotel Lovec, Ljubljanska cesta 6, Bled****)
Dr. Andrzej Kondratowicz: New Political Trends in Europe and their Impact on Economic Freedom. A Long Shadow of the Non-Democratic Past?
Dr. Jure Stojan: Economic Freedom in Light of Central Bank Independence: The case of Slovenia
Jens Hertha: Why Regional Trade Agreements Could Jeopardize Global Free Trade in the Future
Coffee Break
Dr. Eszter Nova: Good Is Better Than Better: The Two Concepts of Competition
Nataliya Melnyk: Economic Freedom: Ukraine’s Perspective
Gia Jandieri: Economic Freedom in the Southern Caucasus
Visit of Bled Castle
Dinner at Bled Castle

Monday, September 5, 2016

SESSION 5 (9.00-12:00)

Afternoon
The Economic Freedom of the World–Future Steps: Dr. Robert Lawson
2016 ECONOMIC FREEDOM NETWORK CONFERENCE ENDS
(Optional) Excursions to Bled Island and the Vintgar Gorge

CALL FOR CONFERENCE PAPERS

This year’s paper contest theme was “Which Way to the Economic Freedom Revolution?” Authors were invited to present their ideas for a visible increase of economic freedom in their country, or in a certain group of countries, and to analyse consequences that will follow. The papers should contain a brief overview of the topic and the methodology employed in the paper, followed by the recommendations and analysis of the impact of an increase of economic freedom. The papers presented at the 2016 EFN conference were published in The Visio Journal, Volume 1.

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