Conference on
Financial Institutions for Innovation and Development

Berlin
November 10-­‐11, 2014

Co­‐Sponsored by
Ford Foundation
(http://www.fiid.org)
and
Hans-­‐Böckler-­‐Stiftung
(http://www.boeckler.de/36912.htm)

Conference organizers:
Leonardo Burlamaqui
Michael Faust
Jürgen Kädtler
William Lazonick

Venue:
Auditorium Friedrichstrasse
Friedrichstrasse 180
10117 Berlin
(http://www.auditorium-­‐friedrichstrasse.de/)

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Monday, November 10

Session 1, 9:00-10:00 Financial institutions for innovation and development: An introduction to the project

Marc Schietinger, Hans-Böckler-Foundation

William Lazonick, University of Massachusetts <Background paper>

Michael Faust, SOFI Göttingen <Presentation>

Session 2, 10:00-12:00 United States

Moderator: Marie Carpenter, Telecom School of Management,  Paris

Panelists:

William Lazonick, University of Massachusetts

Susan Houseman, Upjohn Institute for Employment Research <Presentation>

Mary O’Sullivan, University of Geneva

Session 3, 12:00-13:30 Lunch

Keynote speaker, Ronald Dore, London School of Economics (LSE)

Session 4, 13:30-15:30 Germany

Moderator: Mary O’Sullivan, University of Geneva

Panelists:

Hartmut Hirsch-Kreinsen, TU Dortmund University  <Presentation> <Background paper>

Jürgen Kädtler, SOFI Göttingen

Matthias Gross, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) Leipzig, University of Jena <Presentation>

Martin Welge, TU Dortmund University <Presentation>

Break, 15:30-16:00

Session 5, 16:00-18:00 Japan

Moderator: Masahiro Kotosaka, Ritsumeikan Universit

Panelists:

Christina Ahmadjian, Hitotsubashi University

Kenji Kushida, Stanford University

Ulrike Schaede, University of California San Diego

Kay Shimizu, Columbia University

End of first day

 

Conference on Financial Institutions for Innovation and Development

Tuesday, November 11

Session 6, 8:30-10:30 Innovation

Moderator: Yin Li, Georgia Institute of Technology

Panelists:

Marie Carpenter, Telecom School of Management, Paris

Ulrich Jürgens, Berlin Social Sciene Center (WZB) <Presentation>

Masahiro Kotosaka, Ritsumeikan University <Presentation>

Öner Tulum, University of Ljubljana

Break: 10:30-10:45

Session 7, 10:45-12:30 Development

Moderator: Michael Faust, SOFI Göttingen

Panelists:

Dan Breznitz, University of Toronto

Kay Shimizu, Columbia University

Michael Faust, SOFI Göttingen <Presentation>

Session 8: 12:30-14:00 Lunch

Keynote Address: Politics and finance – the uneasy relationship

Renate Mayntz, Max-Planck-Institute for the Study of Societies (MPIfG), Köln

Session 9, 14:00-16:00 Financial Institutions

Moderator: Kenji Kushida, Stanford University

Panelists:

William Lazonick, University of Massachusetts <Background paper>

Ulrike Schaede, University of California

Reinhard H. Schmidt, University of Frankfurt <Presentation>

L. Randall Wray, Levy Economics Institute, Bard College, New York <Background paper>

Break: 16:00-16:15

Session 10, 16:15-18:00 Policy implications

Moderator:William Lazonick, University of Massachusetts

Panelists:

Christina Ahmadjian, Hitotsubashi University

Andreas Botsch, German Trade Union Confederation <Presentation>

Susan Houseman, Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

Ulrich Jürgens, Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) <Presentation>

Michael Faust, SOFI Göttingen <Presentation>

End of conference

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