14th FIW-Research Conference 'International Economics'

24  February 2022    9:45 am CET

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

In cooperation with:

Research Centre International Economics (FIW) 


Online event - See registration link below


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’.


  • February 24, 2022, 9:45 – 10:00
    Opening Remarks
    Margarete Schramböck (Federal Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs) - Video message
    Harald Badinger (Vice Rector and Head of the Institute for International Economics, WU Vienna)
  • February 24, 2022, 17:00 – 17:45
    Keynote lecture: ‘Quality and Prices’
    Natalie Chen (Professor of International Economics, University of Warwick)
  • February 24, 2022, 17:45 -18:45
    Policy Panel: ‘Implications of Global Value Chain Disruptions for European Import- and Consumer-Prices’

    Natalie Chen (Professor of Economics, University of Warwick)
    Gabriel Felbermayr (President, WIFO; Professor of Economics, WU Vienna)
    Wolfram Senger-Weiss (CEO, Gebrüder Weiss GmbH)
    Manfred Schekulin (Director, Division III - EU and International Market Strategies; Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs)
    Moderation: Harald Oberhofer (FIW-Project Lead; Professor of Economics, WU Vienna; Senior Economist, WIFO)
  • February 25, 2022, 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:

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