This year's Spring Seminar offered different perspectives on Europe's Integration challenges and on China’s Silk Road Strategy.
Find below the full videos and all presentation slides in chronological order.
Or you may use the playlist in our YouTube channel.
All videos were produced by Rainer Tomassovits Film.
Doris Ritzberger-Grünwald, Director, Economic Analysis Department, Oesterreichische Nationalbank: Welcome Address
Robert Stehrer, Designated Scientific Director, wiiw: Introduction to the Seminar
Hannes Swoboda, President wiiw, Member of European Parliament (ret.): Welcome Address: Introducing the Challenges
Keynote: Danuta Hübner, Member of European Parliament, Chair of the Constitutional Affairs Committee (AFCO): Europe's Integration Challenged
Gábor Hunya, Senior Economist, wiiw: Economic Prospects for CESEE
Recovery vs. recession * Investments * Fiscal space * EU transfers * Catching-up
Mario Holzner, Deputy Director, wiiw: Infrastructure Investment and the Competitiveness of the Economies in the Western Balkans
Public Investment * Transport infrastructure * Berlin process * Economic policy * Competitiveness
Keynote: Peter Nolan, Chong Hua Professor in Chinese Development, Cambridge University: China's Silk Road Strategy
Peter Havlik, Senior Economist, wiiw: Eurasia and the Silk Road
Economy * Geopolitics * Trade and logistics * Challenges and prospects
Sandra Leitner, Senior Economist, wiiw: The Role of Financing Constraints for Innovation: Evidence of CESEE and CIS Firms
Financial constraints * M&E-based innovation strategy * Financial crisis
Michael Landesmann, Scientific Director, wiiw: European Integration and the Migration Challenge
Migration and Integration * Intra- and extra-European migration * 'Borders' and (dis)integration