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10thFIW Research Conference ‘International Economics’
November 9-10 - Vienna Universtiy of Econmics and Business (WU)
Venue: Vienna University of Economics & Business (WU)
Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna, Austria
Contact: FIW Project Office (fiw-pb(at)fiw.at)
Keynote Lecture: Dennis Novy (Warwick University): "Who Voted for Brexit: A Comphrehensive District-Level Analysis" (with Sascha O. Becker and Thiemo Fetzer)
Link to a non-technical summary of the paper:
Policy Panel: Brexit
Mag. Elisabeth Christen, Ph.D. (WIFO)Univ.-Prof. Mag. Andreas Dür, M.A. Ph.D. (Universität Salzburg)Associate Professor of Economics Dennis Novy, PhD (Warwick University)Leigh Turner, CMG (British Embassy Vienna), Ambassador to Austria and UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organisations in ViennaModeration: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Fritz Breuss (FIW, WIFO, WU Wien)
Programme and Registration
The 10th FIW Research Conference on ‘International Economics’ will take place on Thursday, 9th of November 2017 andFriday, 10th of November 2017, at the Vienna University of Economics & Business (WU) Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna, Austria.
The Keynote Lecture with ensuing Policy Panel will take place on the 9th of November at 4:45 p.m.
Participation is free of charge we kindly ask for Registration until the 3rd of November.
Prizes for the best contributions to the Research Conference have been awarded.
Both award-winners received a prize worth 1.000 €.
Dmitry Borisenko and Igor Pozdeev (University St. Gallen) received the ‘Best Conference Paper Award 17’ for the submission"monetary policy and currency returns: the foresight saga".
The ‘Young Economist Award 17’ has been awarded to Jan Mellert (TU Dortmund) for the submission "Twin Ds and Credit to the Private Sector".
The ‘Young Economist Award 17’ is intended for Ph.D. students, post-graduate students, young faculty members and young researchers in similar positions. To be considered for this award all authors of the paper have to be 34 or younger at the time of submission.
The broad topic of the conference is ‘International Economics’. This includes, inter alia, the areas of Trade, International Factor Movements, Economic Integration, Trade Policy, International Trade Organizations, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Multinational Firms, International Macroeconomics and other related fields.
The main objective of the conference is to provide a platform for economists working in the field of ‘International Economics’ in Austria and its neighbouring countries to present recent research. Papers from Ph.D. students, post-graduate students, young faculty members and young researchers in similar positions are particularly welcome as the conference aims to support and encourage young economists by providing an opportunity to present their work.
The 10th FIW-Research Conference is jointly organized by the FIW Project , Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS) Regensburg), the ifo institute, the University of Ljubljana, the Universita di Bologna, University of Economics Bratislava and Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA KRTK).
The ‘center of excellence’ FIW (http://www.fiw.ac.at/) is a project of WIFO, wiiw and WSR on behalf of the BMWFW. The FIW cooperation with the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), the University Vienna and the Johannes Kepler University Linz is supported by the former Federal Ministry of Science and Research (now integrated in the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy).
Questions may be addressed to fiw-pb(at)fiw.at.
The conference programme will be published on http://fiw.ac.at.
Selection decisions will be communicated to the authors until the end of September 2017
Attendance of the FIW Research Conference is free.
The conference language is English.
Travel expenses will not be refunded.