Department of Economics


Harris Dellas

First Macro Uni Bern Conference: Meiringen-Hasliberg, January 19-22 2011


Participants are welcome to arrive on Wednesday morning, January 19th, and store their luggage at the hotel, in order to enjoy the mountain region nearby before the start of the presentations at 17.00. Rooms will be available at 15.00.

Presentations are scheduled to take 45 minutes including discussion.
Schedule of presentations (PDF)

Wednesday, January 19th
17.00 - 19.30 (3 Presentations)  
Dinner at 19.30

Thursday, January 20th
16.45 - 20.00 (4 Presentations)  
Dinner at 20.00

Friday, January 21st
16.45 - 20.00 (4 Presentations)  
Dinner at 20.00

Paper: "The Influence of Openness on the Effects of Fiscal Policy", Marco Riguzzi (PDF)
Paper: "Income Smoothing with Unlimited Liability Firms", Nadine Georgiou (PDF)
Paper: "Sibling Sex Composition and Cost of Children", Aline Bütikofer (PDF)

Checkout is on Saturday, January 22nd, at 10.00.

Accommodation / Transportation

We will be staying at the Hotel Hasli-Zentrum of the Swiss National Bank (SNB):

Hotel Hasli-Zentrum SNB
CH-6084 Hasliberg-Wasserwendi
Phone 0041 (0) 33 972 43 71
Fax 0041 (0) 33 972 43 75

Accommodation including breakfast, dinner, and two coffee breaks is covered by the Macroeconomics Department of the University of Bern.

Breakfast time: 8.00 till 9.30

The hotel accepts no cards (Maestro, Visa, etc.), only CASH.

There are two public computer stations for checking e-mails. Printing and downloading is not possible however. There is NO wireless internet access.
The travel time is slightly more than 2 hours using public transportation from Bern or Zürich to the Bus Stop "Hasliberg Wasserwendi, Dorf", where there will be a shuttle service organized by the hotel.

Timetables of Public Transportation (PDF)
Location of the Hotel (URL-Link)
Region Hasliberg (URL-Link)
Skiing (URL-Link)


Harris Dellas (University of Bern)

Macroeconomics Department of the University of Bern