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Interdependence of Economy and Society:
Wilhelm-Röpke-Institute


The mutual relationship between economy and society cannot be reduced to supply and demand. The „Interdependence of Orders“ (Walter Eucken) can only be understood if issues „Beyond Supply and Demand“ (the German title of the most well-known book of Wilhelm Röpke) are incorporated into the scientific analysis. This insight is fundamental for the concept of the Social Market Economy as conceived theoretically by Walter Eucken, Alfred Müller-Armack and Wilhelm Röpke and put into political practice by Ludwig Erhard. 

Our institute is especially dedicated to the intellectual heritage of Wilhelm Röpke (1899-1966), who in 1924 was assigned a chair at the University of Jena as the youngest professor in Germany. The Wilhelm-Röpke-Institute conducts research and publication activities related to the ideas of Wilhelm Röpke and aims at revitalizing the intellectual heritage of the founding fathers of the Social Market Economy.

News

 

14th Annual Wilhelm Röpke Memorial Lecture

 

Prof. Dr. Dr. Udo Di Fabio

(Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn,

Richter des Bundesverfassungsgerichts a. D.):

 

Politische Transformation des Marktes:

Zum Strukturwandel der Beziehung von Politik und Wirtschaft

 

 

February 06, 2020, 17:00

Thüringer Aufbaubank, Gorkistr. 9, Erfurt

 


 

Call for Papers

 

8th Young Scholars Seminar on Constitutional Economics

 

February 05-06, 2020, Universität Erfurt

 


   

13 Personalities Interpret Wilhelm Röpke

 

Joint Initiative of Wilhelm-Röpke-Institut and Aktionsgemeinschaft Soziale Marktwirtschaft

 

NOUS & Jenaer Allianz

Das Wilhelm-Röpke-Institut ist Mitglied im NOUS-Netzwerk für Ordnungsökonomik und Sozialphilosophie sowie in der Jenaer Allianz zur Erneuerung der Sozialen Marktwirtschaft