9th FIW Research Conference ‘International Economics’

01  December 2016    8:30 am CET

two-day conference on international economics


University of Vienna, Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics, Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Vienna


The Research Centre International Economics - FIW announces its 9th Research Conference ‘International Economics on December 1-2, 2016 and invites the submission of papers to be presented at the conference.

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. Papers from Ph.D. students, post-graduate students, young faculty members and young researchers in similar positions are particularly welcome as the conference aims to support and encourage young economists by providing an opportunity to present their work.

The 9th FIW Research Conference on ‘International Economics’ will take place on Thursday, December 1, 2016 and Friday,  December 2, 2016, at the University of Vienna, Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics,  Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, 1090 Vienna.

The broad topic of the conference is ‘International Economics’. This includes, inter alia, the areas of Trade, International Factor Movements, Economic Integration, Trade Policy, International Trade Organizations, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Multinational Firms, International Macroeconomics and other related fields.

Scientific Board
FIW: Fritz Breuss and Robert Stehrer
University of Vienna: Alejandro Cunat
WU Vienna: Harald Badinger
IOS Regensburg: Richard Frensch
University of Economics Bratislava: Mikulas Luptacik
Ifo institute: Gabriel Felbermayr
MTA KRTK: Balázs Muraközy
University of Ljubljana: Joze P. Damijan
Universita di Bologna: Gaetano A. Minerva

Two prizes for the best contributions to the Research Conference will be awarded. There will be a ‘Best Conference Paper Award 16’ and a ‘Young Economist Award 16’. Each award is worth € 1000.
The ‘Young Economist Award 16’ is intended for Ph.D. students, post-graduate students, young faculty members and young researchers in similar positions. To be considered for this award all authors of the paper have to be 34 or younger at the time of submission.

The 9th FIW-Research Conference is jointly organized by the FIW Project , Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS) Regensburg), the ifo Institute, the University of Ljubljana, the  Universita di Bologna, University of Economics Bratislava and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA KRTK).

The ‘center of excellence’ FIW (http://www.fiw.ac.at/) is a project of WIFO, wiiw and WSR on behalf of the BMWFW. The FIW cooperation with the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), the University Vienna and the Johannes Kepler University Linz is supported by the former Federal Ministry of Science and Research (now integrated in the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy).

Please register for the Workshop here: http://www.fiw.ac.at/index.php?id=898&L=3

Questions may be addressed to fiw-pb@fiw.at.
Attendance of the FIW Research Conference is free.
The conference language is English.
Travel expenses will not be refunded. 

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