Young Economists' Meeting in Brno
June 10-11, 2019

Conference schedule

Monday, June 10

Venue: Kabaret Špaček, Kopečná 46, Brno

16:30 - 17:00  Registration
17:00 - 18:15

 Keynote lecture by Eyal Winter:  Feeling Smart: Why our Emotions are More Rational Than We Think

"Feeling Smart"  is the title of Eyal Winter's book that appeared 2015  with Perseus Books Group. The book deals with the relationship between our emotional being and our rational one, and the implications of this relationship to areas such as economics, business, romance, and social interactions. We shall address the following questions: Are emotions and rationality two separate systems? Can we synthesize emotions?  What is the difference between autonomous and interactive emotions? What is the role of altruism in promoting self‐interest? We shall also mention recent research findings on the "love hormone" Oxytocin, and in particular the implications for economic and social interactions. Finally, if time permits, we shall discuss how regret and our fear of regret shape our financial behavior.

18:15 - 22:30  Dinner


Tuesday,  June 11

Venue: Faculty of Economics and Administration, Lipová 41a, Brno

from 8:00  Registration  
8:30 - 9:30  Behavioral and Experimental Economics 1 Room P102 
   Labor Economics 1 Room P106 
9:30 - 10:00  Coffee break  
10:00 - 11:00  Behavioral and Experimental Economics 2 Room P102 
   Labor Economics 2 Room P106 
11:00 - 11:20  Coffee break  
11:20 - 12:20  Behavioral and Experimental Economics 3 Room P102 
   Labor Economics 3 Room P106 
12:20 - 13:15  Lunch  
13:15 - 14:30

Keynote lecture by Catia Nicodemo: Migration, Health, and Well-Being

Foreign-born individuals come with different health needs and different level of vulnerability. In the public debate today, immigration is often viewed as a threat to the access and the quality of health care services. The health needs of immigrants and refugees pose new challenges to health care systems. We discuss the main findings of the effects of immigration on demand and supply of health care in host countries. Moreover, immigrant inflows could have large effects on labour markets which can in turn affect natives’ health and their demand for health care. Understanding the health trajectories of immigrants are paramount to provide a correct assessment of the costs and benefits of migration.

Room P106 
14:30 - 15:30  Behavioral and Experimental Economics 4 Room P102 
   Labor Economics 4 Room P106 
15:30 - 16:00  Coffee break  
16:00 - 17:00  Behavioral and Experimental Economics 5 Room P102 
   Labor Economics 5 Room P106 


Venue: Restaurant Mitrowski, Veletržní 716/13, Brno 

19:00 - 22:30 Good-bye dinner