Below you find the html version of the program. If you click on the session slot a new page will open with all sessions in this slot. To download a paper please click on the paper title (downloading requires a user ID and a password).

The program is based on a 24h clock, where 00h00 to 12h00 corresponds to 'am' and 13h00 to 24h00 corresponds to 'pm'.


     Thursday, July 23 (University Castle, Aula)
 17h00  -  18h00    Registration 
 18h00  -   18h15    Opening of Conference and Welcome Addresses
 18h15  -  20h00    KEYNOTE ADDRESS
 Friedrich Schneider, University of Linz, Austria

 Morals of (not) Paying Taxes -
 Economic Institutional and Psychological Factors

 20h00  -  21h00    Welcome Reception
 20h45  -  24h00  

 Guided Pub Crawl Tour

"Explore Münster in the Shadow of the Night"

The tour will take place in small groups. Participants will be assigned to groups when they register. All groups will be guided by locals so that you all get to restaurants and pubs, which you normally may not find. 

Meeting points will be in the University Castle, Foyer, in the reception area, starting at about 20h45.

     Friday, July 24 (Mercure Conference Hotel)
   9h00  -  10h30    Parallel Sessions A1 - A4
 10h30  -  11h00    Coffee Break / Mercure Foyer
 11h00  -  12h30    KEYNOTE ADDRESS

 Axel Dreher, University of Göttingen, Germany and KOF, Switzerland

 Institutions, Corruption and the Size of the Shadow Economy

 12h30  -  14h00    Finger Food Lunch / Mercure Restaurant
 14h00  -  15h30    Parallel Sessions B1 - B4
 15h30  -  16h00    Coffee Break / Mercure Foyer
 16h00  -  17h30    KEYNOTE ADDRESS

 James R. Alm, Georgia State University, USA

 Designing Alternative Strategies to Reduce Tax Evasion

 20h00  -  24h00  

 Gala Conference Dinner / Zwei-Löwen-Klub

The Zwei-Löwen-Club (Two-Lions-Club) is located in about 5 to 10 minutes walking distance from the Mercure Conference Hotel, at “Am Kanonengraben 9”. It is a larger brick building with two large white entrance doors guarded by two lions (set in stone).

     Saturday, July 25 (Mercure Hotel)
   9h00  -  10h30    Parallel Sessions C1 - C4
 10h30  -  11h00    Coffee Break / Mercure Foyer
 11h00  -  12h30    KEYNOTE ADDRESS

 John Duffy, University of Pittsburgh, USA

 Social Norms, Information and Trust Among Strangers

 12h30  -  14h00    Buffet Lunch / Mercure Restaurant
 14h00  -  15h30    Parallel Sessions D1 - D4
 15h30  -  16h00    Coffee Break / Mercure Foyer
 16h00  -  17h00    Parallel Sessions E1 - E4
 19h00  -  24h00  

 The Münster Harbor Tour
 (Meet at Mercure Conference Hotel Entrance)

We will then go in small groups toorard the Münster Harbor area, where we will find a number of nice restaurants and pubs, can sit outside along the harbor basin, watch boats passing by on the Dortmund-Ems canal … and discuss new research ideas …

     Sunday, July 26
 10h30  -  12h30  

 Guided Münster Walking and Sight Seeing Tour,
 Historical City Center
 (Meet at Mercure Conference Hotel Entrance, shortly before 10h30)

 12h30  -  14h00    Lunch at Leisure alongside Lake Aa
 Option 1    
 14h00  -  14h30    Boat Cruise on Lake Aa to Münster Zoo
 14h30  -  16h30    Visit to Münster Zoo
 16h30  -  17h00    Boat Cruise on Lake Aa back to City Center
 Option 2    
 14h00  -  16h00    Visit to Pablo Picasso Museum Münster
Participants will be asked upon arrival at the conference desk which option they prefer. There is no need for any pre-booking.