The ÖGA conference 2018 took place from 27 to 28 September at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna. The topic is "Methods for an evidence-based agricultural policy. Experiences, demand and new developments."
The keynotes at the ÖGA conference:
- Franz Sinabell (Austrian Institute of Economic Research)
“The new CAP – a new era of evidence based policy making?”
- Sophie Thoyer (IRSTEA - French National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture)
“Enriching the CAP evaluation toolbox with experimental approaches”
- Florence Buchholzer (DG AGRI, European Commission)
“Impact assessment supporting the legislative proposals for the Common Agricultural Policy post 2020” See the ÖGA-blog entry for more information on background documents.
Session chair: Klaus Salhofer (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna)
Detailed program of the ÖGA conference including the preconference and the REECAP workshop.
Book of abstracts containing shortpapers, abstracts and outlines from the ÖGA conference, preconference and REECAP workshop.
On 26th September 2018, the day before the ÖGA-conference, there were two events hosted by ÖGA.
- Preconference on "Evaluation of Gender Equality in Rural Development Programmes". For details see (in German only).
- Workshop of the "Research network on Economic Experiments for the CAP" (REECAP). For details see www.reecap.org (in English only).
Participants of the ÖGA conferences were welcomed to join these two events, no additional fees applied!
Keynotes at the preconference:
- Angela Wroblewski (Institute for Advanced Studies, AT)
“Gleichstellung messbar machen – Zugänge, Anforderungen und Herausforderungen der Evaluation von Gleichstellungsmaßnahmen”
- Elke-Anette Schmidt (Landesfrauenrat Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Rostock, DE)
„Gleichstellung im ELER zwischen Anspruch und Wirklichkeit – ein Praxisbericht aus Mecklenburg-Vorpommern“
Session chair: Mathilde Schmitt (agrigenda, AT)
Keynotes at the REECAP workshop:
- Kent Messer (CBEAR - Center for Behavioral & Experimental Agri-Environmental Research and University of Dalaware, USA)
“Applying Behavioral and Experimental Economics to U.S. Agri-Environmental Programs: Benefits, Challenges, & Lessons Learned”
Session chair: Raphaële Preget (INRA - French National Institute for Agricultural Research)
- Malika Kacimi ( INJEP - Fond d'Expérimentation pour la Jeunesse, Institut National de la Jeunesse et de l’Education Populaire, FR)
"Experiments on youth policies in France: the need to combine several methods of evaluation and the case of randomization"
- Axel Sonntag (Insight Austria and Vienna Center for Experimental Economics)
"On the importance of randomized controlled trials – field experimental evidence from higher education in Austria"
Session chair: Elisabeth Gsottbauer (University Innsbruck, AT)
The conference takes place at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Department of Economics and Social Sciences, Feistmantelstrasse 4, 1180 Vienna. The venue is located in a residential area next to a big park ("Türkenschanzpark") located about 50 minutes by public transport from the main station (station 'Wien Hauptbahnhof') in about 30 Minutes from the station "Meidling" (most trains stop here as well) and in 20 minutes to the city center (e.g., Station 'Schottentor').