13th FIW-Research Conference 'International Economics'

18  February 2021    10:00 am

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

Venue

Online event - See registration link below

Description

The main objective of the conference is to provide a platform for economists working in the field of ‘International Economics’ 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’.

Highlights:

  • February 18, 2021, 10:00 – 10:15
    Opening Remarks
    Cynthia Zimmermann (Director General; Division III - EU and International Market Strategies, Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs)
    Harald Badinger (Vice Rector and Head of the Institute for International Economics, WU Vienna)
  • February 18, 2021, 17:00 – 17:45
    Keynote lecture: ‘The Future of European Trade Relations after COVID-19’
    Richard Baldwin (Professor of International Economics, Graduate Institute, Geneva)
  • February 18, 2021, 17:45 -18:45
    Policy Panel: ‘The Future of European Trade Relations after COVID-19’

    Margarete Schramböck (Federal Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs)
    Lisandra Flach (Head of the ifo Center for International Economics; Professor of Economics, LMU Munich)
    Sabine Herlitschka (Chief Executive Officer of Infineon Technologies Austria AG; Member of the Austrian Council for Research and Technology Development)
    Richard Baldwin (Professor of International Economics, Graduate Institute, Geneva)
    Moderation: Harald Oberhofer (FIW-Project Lead; Professor of  Economics, WU Vienna; Senior Economist, WIFO)
  • February 19, 2021,15:00
    Award Ceremony

    Announcement of the winners of the Best Paper Award and the Young Economist Award

Attendance of the FIW-Research Conference is free. The conference language is English.

The dial-in links to the individual sessions can be found in the program. The conference will be held via Zoom.

Please register for the conference here: https://fiw.ac.at/index.php?id=1298


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