FIW-wiiw Seminars in International Economics

The seminar series is organised in co-operation with FIW, the Centre of Competence in International Economics. The seminar provides a forum for presentation and discussion of recent academic research in the field of international economics.

11  December 2017    3:00 pm

Reassessing the gains from trade liberalisation using the synthetic control method

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Florian Kaulich, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)

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14  November 2017    11:00 am

The Heterogeneous Impact of Brexit: Early Indications from the FTSE

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Ronald B. Davies, University College Dublin

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23  October 2017    3:00 pm

Evolve to survive: Firm adjustment to customs-driven administrative barriers

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Evgenii Monastyrenko, Paris School of Economics

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12  June 2017    3:00 pm

Vertical and Horizontal Dynamics in Export Unit Values

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Konstantin Wacker, University of Mainz (JGU), Germany

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15  May 2017    4:00 pm

Consequences of Brexit and Options for a “Global Britain”

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Tristan Kohl, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

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24  April 2017    3:00 pm

The Trade Effects of Anti-Dumping Duties: Firm-level Evidence from China

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Alexander-Nikolai Sandkamp, ifo Zentrum für Außenwirtschaft, Munich

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20  March 2017    3:00 pm

Import Competition in Services: Firm Survival, Firm Growth and Implied Changes in Employment

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Yvonne Wolfmayr, Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO)

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16  February 2017    4:00 pm

Collateral Effect of Green Public Procurement

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Vera Danilina, Aix-Marseille School of Economics (AMSE), France

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12  January 2017    4:00 pm

Internationalisation of R&D: Trends, Drivers, Impacts and new Lines of Research

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Bernhard Dachs and Georg Zahradnik, Austrian Institute of Technology, AIT

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06  December 2016    4:00 pm

Trust in national governments in CESEE countries: Does income distribution have an impact?

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Mariya Hake, OeNB

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17  November 2016    4:00 pm

On the Impact of CETA: Trade and Investment

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Mario Larch, University of Bayreuth

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24  October 2016    4:00 pm

The Free Movement of Workers in an Enlarged European Union: Institutional Underpinnings of Economic Adjustment

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Martin Kahanec, CEU Budapest, IZA Bonn, CELSI Bratislava

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21  October 2016    8:30 am

From Tariffs to Standards. Assessing the role of Non-Tariff Measures

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Half-day workshop on Non-Tariff Measures.

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23  June 2016    4:00 pm

The Gender Wealth Gap in Europe

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Alyssa Schneebaum, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)

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19  May 2016    4:00 pm

Recent Development of International Trade Theory and Some of its Consequences

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Yoshinori Shiozawa, Osaka City University, Japan

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14  April 2016    4:00 pm

SWIMMING UPSTREAM: Input-Output Linkages and the Direction of Product Adoption

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Johannes Boehm, SciencesPo Paris

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29  February 2016    4:00 pm

North-South FDI and Bilateral Investment Treaties

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Neil Foster-McGregor, UNU-MERIT

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14  January 2016    4:00 pm

Interregional migration within the European Union in the aftermath of the Eastern enlargements: a spatial approach

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Sascha Sardadvar, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)

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26  November 2015    4:00 pm

Trade and Import Demand Nexus – any Change through Global Value Chains?

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Julia Wörz, Österreichische Nationalbank

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29  October 2015    4:00 pm

Where does the surplus go? Disentangling the capital-labor distributive conflict

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Dario Guarascio, Sapienza University of Rome

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22  September 2015    11:00 am

Political Economy of Trade Policy

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

One-day workshop on current trade negotiations (especially TTIP)

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16  July 2015    4:00 pm

The Long-Term Economic Impact of Reducing Migration in the UK

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Katerina Lisenkova, National Institute of Economic and Social Research, UK

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12  May 2015    4:00 pm

Europe’s Export Superstars – it’s the Organization!

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Dalia Marin, LMU Munich

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16  April 2015    4:00 pm

Macroeconomic Stability and the Single European Labor Market

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Timo Baas, University of Duisburg-Essen

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09  April 2015    4:00 pm

Export Behaviour of SMEs in the Swedish Computer Service Industry

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Martin Falk (with Eva Hagsten), WIFO

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30  March 2015    4:00 pm

Competitiveness and innovation in Europe. The impact of business cycles and country groups on Export, R&D and New Products

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Dario Guarascio, Sapienza University of Rome

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19  March 2015    4:00 pm

The additionality effects of R&D tax credits across sectors: A cross-country microeconometric analysis

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Fulvio Castellacci, University of Oslo

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05  March 2015    4:00 pm

Developing countries in competition for foreign investment

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Goran Vukšić, Institute of Public Finance, Croatia

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26  February 2015    4:00 pm

Decomposing Services Exports Adjustments along the Intensive and Extensive Margin at the Firm-Level

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Elisabeth Christen, WIFO

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29  January 2015    4:00 pm

Product Quality and Environmental Standards: The Effect of an International Environmental Agreement on Tropical Timer Trade

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Andrea Leiter-Scheiring, University of Innsbruck

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11  December 2014    5:00 pm

The Dynamic Adjustment of Firms and Workers to Foreign Trade

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Elhanan Helpman, Harvard University

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13  November 2014    4:00 pm

Does FDI crowd out domestic investment in transition countries?

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Cristina Jude, University of Orleans, France

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02  October 2014    4:00 pm

The ladder of foreign sales: Internationalization modes of European firms

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Gábor Békés, CERS-HAS

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17  September 2014    4:00 pm

Gains from Deep Trade Integration: The Case of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Gabriel Felbermayr, Ifo Center for International Economics, LMU

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12  June 2014    4:00 pm

Representative Firm Exposition of the Firm Heterogeneity Model

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Eddy Bekkers (with Joseph Francois), JKU

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10  April 2014    4:00 pm

Desire to migrate internationally and locally and the importance of satisfaction with amenities

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Miriam Manchin (with Robert Manchin and Sultan Orazbayev), University College London

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13  February 2014    4:00 pm

The Ideal Loan and the Patterns of Cross-Border Bank Lending

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Jörn Kleinert (with Bettina Brüggemann and Esteban Prieto), Karl-Franzens-University Graz

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23  January 2014    4:00 pm

Development of productive structures of EU Member Countries and their international competitiveness

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Andreas Reinstaller, WIFO

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28  November 2013    4:00 pm

FDI Promotion Policy and Comparative Advantage

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Beata Smarzynska Javorcik
University of Oxford, CEPR, CESifo

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17  October 2013    4:00 pm

How important is total factor productivity for growth in Central, East and Southeast European countries?

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Ludmila Fadejeva (with Konstantin Benkovskis, Robert Stehrer, and Julia Wörz), Latvijas Banka

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27  June 2013    4:00 pm

The Role of Information for International Capital Flows: New Evidence from the SDDS

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Konstantin M. Wacker, WU Wien

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06  June 2013    4:00 pm

FDI, Trade Costs and Regional Asymmetries

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Ian Wooton, University of Strathclyde

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16  May 2013    4:00 pm

Mega-FTAs and the EU

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Joseph Francois, Johannes Kepler University (JKU), CEPR

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18  April 2013    4:00 pm

Internationalization of service SMEs: Evidence from France

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Harald Oberhofer, University Salzburg

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14  March 2013    4:00 pm

Integration Processes in European R&D: A comparative spatial interaction approach using project based R&D networks, co-patent networks and co-publication networks

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Rafael Lata (with Thomas Scherngell and Thomas Brenner), Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT)

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28  February 2013    4:00 pm

If foreign investment is not foreign: Round-trip versus genuine foreign investment in Russia

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Svetlana Ledyaeva (with Päivi Karhunen and John Whalley), Helsinki School of Economics

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24  January 2013    4:00 pm

Foreign ownership structure, technology upgrading and exports: Evidence from Chise firms

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Holger Görg (with Surafel Girma, Yundan Gong and Sandra Lancheros), Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Kiel University (CAU)

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13  December 2012    4:00 pm

Fishing in the same pool: Export strengths and competitiveness of China and CESEE at the EU-15 Market

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Katharina Steiner (with Christian Schitter, Maria Silgoner, Julia Wörz), OeNB

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08  November 2012    4:00 pm

Measuring and Classifying Determinants of Offshoring Jobs

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Tobias Brändle (with Andreas Koch), IAW Tübingen

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18  October 2012    4:00 pm

The effects of technology and offshoring on changes in employment and the task-content of occupations

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Hugo Rojas-Romagosa (with Semih Akcomak and Suzanne Kok), CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis

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25  September 2012    4:00 pm

Global and Regional Shock Transmission ― New Evidence from Globally Integrated Input-Output Table

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Kiyotaka Sato (with Nagendra Shrestha), Yokohama National University

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21  June 2012    4:00 pm

Gravitational forces of cross-border R&D expenditure

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Sandra Leitner, wiiw

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24  May 2012    4:00 pm

Markups and Firm-Level Export Status

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Frédèric Warzynski, Aarhus University

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14  May 2012    4:00 pm

Still standing: how European firms weathered the crisis

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

László Halpern (Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences) and Gábor Békés (Central European University, Budapest)

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03  May 2012    4:00 pm

Crossing Industrial Borders: German Manufacturers as Services Exporters

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Markus Kelle, Università degli Studi di Milano, wiiw

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16  March 2012    9:00 am

15th FIW-Workshop

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

The Trade-Productivity Nexus in the European Economy

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12  January 2012    4:00 pm

On the Trade and Price Effects of Preferential Trade Agreements

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Neil Foster, wiiw; (with Rod Falvey)

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12  December 2011    4:00 pm

Commodity prices, financial speculation and the food crisis

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Jayati Ghosh, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi - Session 2

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12  December 2011    3:00 pm

Upheaval in the World Economy: China and India as a Challenge to Europe

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

C.P. Chandrasekhar, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; (with Jayati Ghosh) - Session 1

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01  December 2011    4:00 pm

Estimating Bilateral Relationships from Aggregated Data

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Jesus Crespo-Cuaresma, Vienna University of Economics and Business

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17  November 2011    4:00 pm

Skill-biased technological change, unemployment and brain drain

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Harald Fadinger, University of Vienna

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13  October 2011    4:00 pm

Slicing up Global Value Chains

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Gaaitzen de Vries, University of Groningen; (with Marcel Timmer, Abdul Azeez Erumbana, Bart Los, Robert Stehrer)

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16  June 2011    4:00 pm

The "China Effect" on EU Exports

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Giorgia Giovannetti, University of Florence and European University Institute

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12  May 2011    4:00 pm

Made in ? - Trade in value added and factors

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Robert Stehrer, wiiw

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31  March 2011    4:00 pm

Did the container increase trade? Initial explorations

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Richard Kneller, University of Nottingham

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03  March 2011    4:00 pm

The Quality and Variety of Exports from New EU Member States: Evidence from Very Disaggregated Data

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Konstantins Benkovskis, Bank of Latvia (currently spending a research period at OeNB)

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27  January 2011    4:00 pm

Unemployment in an Interdependent World

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Mario Larch, University of Bayreuth

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13  January 2011    4:00 pm

Lock-In, Vertical Integration, and Investment: The Case of Eastern European Firms

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Liliane Giardino-Karlinger, University of Vienna

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16  December 2010    4:00 pm

Competition in Manufacturing and the Service Content of Manufactured Products

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Carolina Lennon, wiiw

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25  November 2010    4:00 pm

Trade and Unemployment: What do the data say?

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Julien Prat, Institute of Economic Analysis, Barcelona

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11  November 2010    2:00 pm

The Rise and Fall of International Trade: Deconstructing Trade and Value Added

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Julia Wörz, OeNB

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25  October 2010    2:00 pm

Sectoral Composition of Foreign Direct Investment and External Vulnerability

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Yuko Kinoshita, IMF

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07  October 2010    4:00 pm

'Addressing the Best Enemy': The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment on Developing Countries’ Terms of Trade

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Konstantin Wacker, University of Göttingen

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17  June 2010    5:30 pm

European Trade in Parts and Components: Searching (for a Trade Model for Searching) for Offshoring Evidence

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Richard Frensch, Institute for East European Studies, Regensburg

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17  June 2010    4:00 pm

Does the Impact of Employment Protection Legislation on Foreign Direct Investment Differ by the Skill Intensity of Locations? An Empirical Investigation

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Christian Bellak, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration

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20  May 2010    4:00 pm

Electoral Concerns, Special Interests and Illegal Immigration

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Giovanni Faccini, Erasmus University Rotterdam

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03  May 2010    4:00 pm

Trade Liberalization and Heterogeneous Firm Models: An Evaluation Using the Canada-US Free Trade Agreement

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Alejandro Cunat, University of Vienna

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25  March 2010    4:00 pm

Addressing Keller's Critique: More on the Identification of Productive Technology Spillovers

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Bart Los, University of Groningen

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04  March 2010    4:00 pm

The Effects of Structural Adjustment Programs on Poverty and Income Distribution

In cooperation with Research Centre International Economics (FIW).

Doris A. Oberdabernig, University of Innsbruck

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