Fiscal Decentralization and Effectiveness of Regional and Local Authorities in the EU

01/12/2017

The 1st conference of the FISCAL DIALOG cycle was held on 10 November 2017 at Šebkov Palace in Prague

The exchange of expertise between budget and fiscal policy makers and academics is one way to increase the efficiency of public finances and an initiative for the further development of theory and research in this area.

The Fiscal Dialogue organizers intention is to create a platform for creative communication. Our first annual conference, the Fiscal Dialogue cycle, aims to establish the tradition of this continuous exchange of views.

The growing importance of regional and local authorities in public administration and public finances raises several practical and theoretical questions. Fiscal decentralization and the effectiveness of regional and local authorities are the subject of practical policy and economic theory. The topic of this year's conference is Fiscal Decentralization and Effectiveness of Regional and Local Authorities in the EU.

The first Fiscal Dialogue is creating conditions for the active participation of domestic and foreign participants in discussion about fiscal decentralization and the effectiveness of regional and local authorities. A peer-reviewed conference proceedings, prepared according to Thomson Reuters principles, will be published to promote and popularize these views.

The Conference's Scientific Committee is comprised of prominent experts in this field and their presence is a guarantee for good organization and high level of the conference. 


Scientific committee in 2017

Chairwoman:

Bojka Hamerníková, College of Regional Development and Banking Institute - Ambis

Members:

Agniezska Alinska, Warsaw School of Economics, Poland

John Hudson, University of Bath, United Kingdom
Klára Major, HETFA, Research Institute and Center for Economic and Social Analysis in Budapest, Hungary
Juraj Nemec, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
Marta Orviská, Matej Bel University, Slovak Republic
Lucie Sedmihradská, University of Economics in Prague, Czech Republic
Romana Provazníková, University of Pardubice, Czech republic
René Wokoun, College of Regional Development and Banking Institute - Ambis