SGH Warsaw School of Economics invites for a lecture on „How do we estimate the underground economies in Poland and all over the world. Some new insights” by Prof. Friedrich Schneider from JOHANNES KEPLER UNIVERSITY LINZ.
When: May 30, 2017 (Tuesday) at 11:40pm.
Where: Main building, (al. Niepodległości 162), in Lecture Hall (Aula) VII
Major topics of the lecture include:
- methods of estimation of the shadow economy,
- recent estimates of the shadow economy in Poland and other OECD countries,
- policy measures to reduce the shadow economy and tax evasion.
Professor Friedrich Schneider, Ph.D., Dr h.c.mult. is Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz in Austria. He is recognized as a world’s leading authority in the field of studies on the shadow economy. He has conducted research and lectures in institutions such as the Universities of Yale, Princeton, Virginia, Stockholm, Zurich, Carnegie Mellon and Aarhus. In the years 1997-1999 Professor Schneider was the President of the Austrian Economic Association and in 2005-2008 the President of the German Economic Association (Verein für Socialpolitik). Since 2006 Research Professor at the Department of International Economics, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Germany. In 2013-2016 Chairman of the Academic Advisory Board of the Zeppelin University, Friedrichshafen, Germany. Professor Schneider published 78 books and over 200 articles in scientific journals. H-indeks: 73, No. of citations: 31247 (as of 9 May, 2017).
All students and professors are kindly invited to participate in the lecture as well as in the questions and answers session afterwards.