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Long-Term Processes of Socio-Economic Development

On November 20-21, 2015, researchers and international experts on socio-economic processes in national economies met in Hanover, Germany, for a Herrenhausen Conference.

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In his welcoming address, Wilhelm Krull, Secretary General of the Volkswagen Foundation explained, that the goal of the conference was to delve deeper into the ongoing inquiry on the character, dynamics, and determinants of long-term socio-economic proces
In his welcoming address, Wilhelm Krull, Secretary General of the Volkswagen Foundation explained, that the goal of the conference was to delve deeper into the ongoing inquiry on the character, dynamics, and determinants of long-term socio-economic processes in national economies. (Foto: Jan Lieske for Volkswagen Foundation)
Deirdre Nansen McCloskey, University of Illinois, gave the opening keynote. (Foto: Jan Lieske for Volkswagen Foundation)
Deirdre Nansen McCloskey, University of Illinois, gave the opening keynote. (Foto: Jan Lieske for Volkswagen Foundation)
The conference featured some lively debates: Joel Mokyr, Northwestern University, asking a challenging question. (Foto: Jan Lieske for Volkswagen Foundation)
The conference featured some lively debates: Joel Mokyr, Northwestern University, asking a challenging question. (Foto: Jan Lieske for Volkswagen Foundation)
James Foreman-Peck and Peng Zhou, Cardiff, took the Bleak Death as an historical example to illustrate the power of crisis to promote innovation. (Foto: Jan Lieske for Volkswagen Foundation)
James Foreman-Peck and Peng Zhou, Cardiff, took the Bleak Death as an historical example to illustrate the power of crisis to promote innovation. (Foto: Jan Lieske for Volkswagen Foundation)
Ruth Schüler, University of Munich, won an award for her poster on Primary Schooling and Economic Development in End-of-Nineteenth-Centruy Prussia. (Foto: Jan Lieske for Volkswagen Foundation)
Ruth Schueler, University of Munich, won an award for her poster on Primary Schooling and Economic Development in End-of-Nineteenth-Centruy Prussia. (Foto: Jan Lieske for Volkswagen Foundation)
Pawel Zerka, Warsaw School of Economics, explaining his research on Argentina’s eternal return. Protectionism under Nestor an Cristina Kirchner (2003-2005) and the spillover dynamics between the national history, the performance of state institutions and the country’s economic policy for which he was awarded a lighting talk award. (Foto: Jan Lieske for Volkswagen Foundation)
C. Katharina Spieß compared educational data from Germany, the US, Norway, and other countries. (Foto: Jan Lieske for Volkswagen Foundation)
C. Katharina Spieß compared educational data from Germany, the US, Norway, and other countries. (Foto: Jan Lieske for Volkswagen Foundation)
Wilhelm Krull (left) and Anika Haverig (both Volkswagen Foundation) present a poster award to Yugank Goyal, University of Hamburg, for "The Pole of Idiosyncratic knowledge in development trajectory: Selected evidence from India”. (Foto: Jan Lieske for V
Wilhelm Krull (left) and Anika Haverig (both Volkswagen Foundation) present a poster award to Yugank Goyal, University of Hamburg, for "The Pole of Idiosyncratic knowledge in development trajectory: Selected evidence from India”. (Foto: Jan Lieske for Volkswagen Foundation)