The 29th EALE conference St.Gallen is sponsored by:
The University of St.Gallen in Switzerland is a place for students and for the people living in the region as well. We are an educational institution, event organiser, employer, provider of services and much more. Our publicly accessible library invites people to do research and to read. As one of Europe’s leading business universities in Switzerland, we offer degrees and executive education at the highest international level. A practical approach and an integrative view characterise our education and support the HSG’s unique concept.
The Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research is linking scientific research and economic policy consultancy. The Institute is led and managed by the Directors and Professors Monika Bütler, Michael Lechner und Winfried Koeniger. The main activities at the Institute are scientific research and economic policy consultancy. The strategic success of the Institute lies in conducting intensive basic research which provides the foundation for consulting of governments and private organisations.
The aim of the Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics is to promote and advance economic research in Switzerland and to improve the collaboration between the domestic and international research community. An important focus lies also on the promotion of young economist by providing them with the appropriate platform to present their scientific work.
St.Gallen, the economic centre situated between Lake Constance and Säntis, has a centuries-old tradition as eastern Switzerland’s appealing pacesetter and a vibrant pole in the triangle formed by the borders of Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Discover St.Gallen. The city combines tradition and innovation, homely charm and metropolitan dynamism, intact rural idylls and colourful city districts. St.Gallen is unique. The city stands out through a high quality of life, first-class educational facilities and dynamic economic potential.
Situated where the borders of Switzerland, Germany, Austria und Liechtenstein meet, the canton St.Gallen is „Switzerland in miniature“ and the economic centre of Eastern Switzerland. Geographically and culturally the canton is made up of the most varied regions around the Säntis and is said to be cosmopolitan, innovative, rich in history, culture and distinctive regional features.
The different regions have grown into service venues that add enormous value, with St.Gallen being the cultural centre of the canton St.Gallen’s educational and research institutions boast an excellent national and international reputation and thus make a major contribution to the attractiveness of this multifaceted commercial and living space.
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions — among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey — and publishes over 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and more than 33,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries.
The International Labour Organization (ILO) is devoted to promoting social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights, pursuing its founding mission that social justice is essential to universal and lasting peace. Only tripartite U.N. agency, the ILO brings together governments, employers and workers representatives of 187 member States , to set labour standards, develop policies and devise programmes promoting decent work for all women and men. Today, the ILO’s Decent Work agenda helps advance the economic and working conditions that give all workers, employers and governments a stake in lasting peace, prosperity and progress.
The Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research is an independent research institution founded by the University of Oslo and operational from 1 January 1999.
The Frisch Centre conducts economic research in co-operation with the Department of Economics at the University of Oslo. Research at the Frisch Centre covers a wide range of topics, mainly within four major areas:
– Labour market and education,
– Environment and energy,
– Public economics and productivity,
– Health Economics.
More detailed information on these areas can be found here and in the lists of projects and publications.
De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) is a public limited company whose day-to-day policy rests with the Governing Board. Being an NV, DNB has a Supervisory Board. In addition, there is an advisory body called the Bank Council (Bankraad).
DNB seeks to safeguard financial stability and thus contributes to sustainable prosperity in the Netherlands. As an independent central bank, supervisory authority and resolution authority, DNB works in tandem with its European partners to achieve:
- price stability and a balanced macroeconomic development in Europe;
- a shock-resilient financial system and a secure, reliable and efficient payment system; and
- strong and sound financial institutions that meet their obligations and commitments and can be orderly resolved if needed.
By issuing independent economic advice, DNB strengthens policies aimed at its primary targets.