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10th FIW Workshop on "New Protectionism - A threat to world trade?"

The 10. Workshop on "New Protectionism - A threat to world trade?" took place on 21st of Jannuary in the Federal Ministry of Economics, Family and Youth (BMWFJ).

"New Protectionism" is also the special topic of the yearbook “Austria’s External Economic Relations 2009” that was presented to the public at the end of the workshop.





21st of January 2010, 8:45




Federal Ministry of Economics, Family and Youth (BMWFJ)

Stubenring 1, 1010 Vienna

Pressezentrum, 5th Floor 





Session I: Workshop Lectures 8:45 – 10:30


Welcome, Introductory Statements, Schekulin, Manfred (BMWFJ)

Chair, Francois, Joseph (Johannes Kepler University Linz, wiiw)


VanGrasstek, Craig (Harvard Kennedy School): "The Situation in the U.S."

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Messerlin, Patrick (Institut d' Etudes Politiques de Paris, Director of the Groupe d'Economie Mondiale de Sciences Po (GEM)): „The Situation in the EU “

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Followed by discussion


10:30 – 10:45 Coffee break




Session II: Policy Panel on “Current Issues in Protectionism” 10:45 – 11:45


Chair:Schekulin, Manfred (BMWFJ)


  • Aiginger, Karl(WIFO)
  • Dessewffy, Éva (AK Wien)
  • Kronberger, Ralf (WKO)
  • Landesmann, Michael (wiiw)
  • Messerlin, Patrick (Institut d' Etudes Politiques de Paris, Groupe d'Economie Mondiale de Sciences Po (GEM))
  • VanGrasstek, Craig (Harvard Kennedy School)

Panelists are listed in alphabetical order.


11:45 – 12:00 Coffee break




Session III: Pressegespräch 12:00 – 13:00 (in German)


Präsentation des neuen Jahrbuchs “Österreichs Außenwirtschaft 2009”

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  • Begrüßung durch Dr. Schekulin (BMWFJ)
  • Herausforderungen im Welthandel und für Österreichs Außenwirtschaft (Prof. Aiginger (WIFO), Prof. Landesmann (wiiw))
  • Präsentation des Jahrbuchs "Österreichs Außenwirtschaft 2009"
    • Weltwirtschaft (Prof. Landesmann (wiiw), Mag. Stöllinger (wiiw))
    • Österreichische Außenwirtschaft (Mag. Sieber (WIFO))
    • Jahresthema "Neuer Protektionismus – eine Gefahr für den Welthandel?" (Mag. Stöllinger (wiiw))
  • Offene Diskussion



anschließend Buffet


The workshop lectures will be held in English, the press briefing will be held in German (das Pressegespräch wird auf Deutsch abgehalten).


Registration is necessary – please register using our undefinedregistration form or via email: fiw-pb(at)<//a>