12th FIW Research Conference 'International Economics'

05  December 2019    9:00 am CET

Yearly two-day conference, organised by the Research Centre International Economics (FIW)


WIFO, Austrian Institute of Economic Research


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 as well as to discuss current policy. Recent working papers from both young researchers – i.e. Ph.D. students, post-graduate students, young faculty members etc. – and established senior researchers will be presented during parallel sessions focusing on one topic of ‘International Economics’.


  • 5 December 2019, 10:00: Opening Remarks
    Christoph Badelt (WIFO), BM  Elisabeth Udolf-Strobl, Harald Badinger
  • 5 December 2019, 17:00: Keynote lecture
    Peter Egger (ETH Zürich): The US-China Trade War
  • 5 December 2019, 17:45: Policy Panel: „Trade Wars and the global Economy” Participants:  
    Moderation: Harald Badinger (Vienna University for Economs and Business)
    Danai Budas (Federation of Austrian Industries)
    Peter Egger (ETH Zürich)
    Marc Fähndrich (Representation of the European Commission in Austria)
    Manfred Schekulin (Federal Ministry of Economic and Digital Affairs)  

Please register for the conference here: https://fiw.ac.at/index.php?id=1261