Young Economists Conference


Monday, 8th October 2018

12:45 - 13:00

Conference Opening

Markus Marterbauer

13:00 - 13:25

Markets, Planning, Welfare State and Essentials

Bay Güney Isikara

13:25 - 13:50

Nurturing the Care Economy of the 21st Century: Contesting Alienation and Degradation

Johnny McCreesh

13:50 - 14:15

Work or Die? How Wage Dependency Determines the Production Process

Theresa Hager, Johanna Rath, Luise Wimmler

14:15 - 14:40

On the actuality of Marx’ Theory of Finance and Money

Selim Banabak, Phillip Metzger

14:40 - 15:15


15:15 - 15:40

Does labour market deregulation reduce unemployment? The macroeconomic effects of structural labour market reforms

Phillip Heimberger

15:40 - 16:05

The Solidarity of Labor market Outsiders

Georg Kanitsar

16:05 - 16:30

Firms Resistance to Unionism and its Determinants: (Preliminary) Evidence from a Field Experiment

Patrick Nüß

16:30 - 16:55

A chance for Change? Attitudes towards Immigrants and Intergenerational Educational Mobility

Daniela Roshi, Sophie Augustin, Alyssa Schneebaum

16:55 - 17:30


17:30 - 19:00


Silke van Dyk

19:00 - 21:00

Conference Dinner


Tuesday, 9th October 2018

9:00 - 9:25

Preferences for redistribution and biased perceptions in Uruguay: Evidence of different patterns among income groups

Frederico Gonzalez Etchebehere

9:25 - 09:50

The effect of income tax knowledge on preferences for redistribution

Fabian Kalleitner und Bernhard Kittel

09:50 - 10:15

Economic Growth and the Impact of taxation: A Spatial Econometric Approach for OECD Countries, 1995-2014

Phillip Gerhartinger und Phillip Haunschmid

10:15 - 10:40

Can national anti-cyclical policy still generate employment?

Oliver Picek

10:40 - 11:20


11:20 - 11:45

Making Ends Meet with Children: A Penal Analysis of Child Cost Using EU-SILC Data for 30 european Countries

Sonja Spitzer, Angela Greulich, Bernhard Hammer

11:45 - 12:10

Welfare Deterioration in Austria due to following the export led economic strategy of Germany

Andreas Birnstingl

12:10 - 12:35

Basic Income and the Welfare State

Eugen Tornquist

12:35 - 13:00

Parties and Minimum Income Benefits: The effects of partisan politics on the level of minimum income benefits in times of permanent austerity

Mario Taschwer

13:00 - 14:15


14:15 - 14:40

Work Capability Assessment: post-crisis welfare dynamics in the UK

Clemence Fourton

14:40 - 15:05

Financing the American Welfare State in Hard Times: The Politics of Tax Cuts in the Kennedy Administration

Tamara Boussac

15:05 - 15:30

From Liberalism to Fordism to the Neoliberal Revolution – British trade Unions and the Welfare State under Attack

Haliki Kreinin

15:30 - 16:00


16:00 - 17:30


Arne Heise

17:30 - 17:45

Eduard März Award and final words

Markus Marterbauer


Kammer für Arbeiter und Angestellte für Wien
Abteilung Wirtschaftswissenschaft und Statistik

Gesellschaft Plurale Ökonomik Wien


Logo Gesellschaft Plurale Ökonomik   AK-Wien Young Economists Conference


October 8th – 9th 2018

AK Wien office building
Conference room, 6th floor
Plößlgasse 2, 1040 Wien

Accessibility by public transport:
Tram line D (Station Plößlgasse)
Subway U1 (Taubstummengasse)
Parking (subject to availability) is available in the AK Vienna underground car park in Argentinierstraße.