50th Anniversary Spring Seminar 2022

03  June 2022    9:00 am CEST

Prospects for Europe‘s Growth and Integration after the Pandemic and the War in Ukraine

Venue

Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Otto Wagner Platz 3, 1090 Vienna, Kassensaal

Description

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw), we hereby invite you to our Anniversary Spring Seminar.

All videos of the event are available here (YouTube playlist)

1. Panel on Europe's integration in the light of geopolitical challenges

Introductory Address

Leonore Gewessler, Federal Minister for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology of the Republic of Austria (tbc)

Keynote Address

Danuta Hübner, Member of the European Parliament, former European Commissioner for Regional Policy

Panel Discussion, moderated by Richard Grieveson, Deputy Director wiiw

Leonore Gewessler, Federal Minister for Climate Action, Environment, Energy, Mobility, Innovation and Technology of the Republic of Austria (tbc)

Danuta Hübner, Member of the European Parliament, former European Commissioner for Regional Policy

Birgit Niessner, Director of Economic Analysis and Research Department, Oesterreichische Nationalbank

Velina Tchakarova, Director,  Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy (AIES)

Guntram Wolff, Director, BRUEGEL, Brussels

2. Current reasearch at wiiw

Artem Kochnev, Economist wiiw, on the economic effects of the war in Ukraine and sanctions against Russia

Maryna Tverdostup, Economist wiiw, on the structure of the Ukrainian female labour force and refugees’ labour market integration in the EU

3. Panel on public debt and economic growth in post-COVID Europe, in cooperation with the Financial Times

Introductory Address

Magnus Brunner, Federal Minister of Finance of the Republic of Austria

Keynote Address

Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of California, Berkeley

Panel Discussion, moderated by Claire Jones, Financial Times

Magnus Brunner, Federal Minister of Finance of the Republic of Austria

Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of California, Berkeley

Daniel Gros, Distinguished Fellow, Center for European Policy Studies, Brussels

Daniela Gabor, Professor of Economics, University of the West of England, Bristol

Margit Schratzenstaller-Altzinger, Senior Economist, Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO)

 

Pre-conference event on Thursday 2 June 2022:

Evening reception with Mayor Michael Ludwig at the City Hall Vienna by invitation of wiiw

 


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