WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16TH

08:00 - 18:00

Arrival and Check-In

19:00 - 23:00

Get-together of all participants at Villa Alwind

THURSDAY, AUGUST 17TH

09:45 - 10:30

Opening of the Meeting with addresses by Federal President Prof. Dr. Köhler and Countess Sonja Bernadotte, President of the Council

10:35 - 12:00

Discussion

Panel Discussion
Panel Discussion: Financial Markets, Financial Institutions and Macroeconomic Risks (Prof. Robert Engle, Prof. Sir Clive W.J. Granger, Prof. Finn E. Kydland, Prof. Reinhard Selten, Chair: Prof. Martin Hellwig)

12:00 - 14:00

Break

14:00 - 14:30

Lecture

Sir Clive Granger
Building Econometric Models to Consider Policy for Deforestation in the Amazon Rain Forest

14:30 - 15:30

Lecture

Finn Kydland
Monetary Policy, Taxes and the Business Cycle

14:30 - 15:30

Lecture

John Nash Jr.
The Agencies Method and Cooperative Games

15:30 - 17:30

Discussion

Panel Discussion
Scientific discussions among Prizewinners Prof. Granger, Prof. Kydland, Dr. Nash and young researchers at "Freie Schule Lindau"

19:30 - 22:00

Dinner at various restaurants for Laureates and Participants

FRIDAY, AUGUST 18TH

09:00 - 09:45

Lecture

Robert Engle III
Global Financial Volatility

09:00 - 09:45

Lecture

Douglass North
Toward an Era of Longevity and Wealth

09:45 - 10:15

Lecture

Sir James Mirrlees
Optimal commodity taxation

09:45 - 10:15

Lecture

Robert Mundell
China's Macroeconomic Strategy and its Currency Relations with Asia and the International Monetary System

10:15 - 10:45

Break

10:45 - 11:30

Lecture

Douglass North
The Natural State or why effective economic reform is so difficult

11:30 - 12:00

Lecture

Reinhard Selten
Experimental Investigation of Day-to-Day Route Choice Behavior

12:00 - 15:30

Break

15:30 - 17:30

Discussion

Panel Discussion
Scientific discussions among Prizewinners Prof. Engle, Prof. Mirrlees, Prof. North, Prof. Selten and young researchers at "Freie Schule Lindau".

SATURDAY, AUGUST 19TH

08:00 - 09:30

Departure by bus from Inselhalle Lindau to St. Gallen

09:30 - 10:15

Arrival at the University of St. Gallen (HSG)

10:15 - 13:00

Discussion

Panel Discussion
Closing panel discussion at the University: Labour Market Performance and Structural Adjustment (Prof. jacque H. Drèze, Prof. Sir James A. Mirrlees, Prof. Robert A. Mundell and Prof. Hans-Werner Sinn; Chair: Prof. Martin Wolf)

13:00 - 14:30

Break

14:30 - 17:30

Transfer by bus to Rorschach and trip by boat to the Isle of Mainau

17:30 - 19:00

Farewell ceremony and conclusion of the Meeting by the President, Countess Sonja Bernadotte, at Mainau Palace. Visit to the park.

19:00 - 21:00

Departure by boat "M.S. Lindau" back to Lindau (for students and young researchers)