Reforming the Public Sector
Organiser: Apostolis Philippopoulos
Keynote Speakers: Francesco Giavazzi, University of Bocconi, and Peter Birch Sorensen, University of Copenhagen
Date: 25 - 26 July 2014
Issues to be addressed include: What is special about the public sector? Public sector efficiency. Public debt sustainability. Changes in the role and size of public sector. Incentives in the public sector. Tax-spending mix. Optimal public policy. Delay of reforms. Rent seeking, tax evasion and other political economy issues.