Global Economy Lecture 2023

10  January 2023    4:00 pm CET

This year's Global Economy Lecture will be hosted as a hybrid event and will focus on: The political economy of Putin’s war in Ukraine

In cooperation with:

Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) 


Hybrid - Oesterreichische Nationalbank Otto-Wagner-Platz 3, 1090 Vienna or Online via Webex


The Global Economy Lecture, jointly organized by the Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) and The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw) will be hosted this year in hybrid form.

Join us by registering via OeNB by January 5, 2023, at the latest

Sergei Guriev

Professor of Economics and Provost
Sciences Po, Paris

Robert Holzmann

Oesterreichische Nationalbank

Robert Stehrer

Scientific Director
The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw)


Tuesday, January 10, 2023, 4:00 p.m. (CET)


Oesterreichische Nationalbank (Otto-Wagner-Platz 3, 1090 Vienna) OR Online via Webex

Speaker biography
This year’s Global Economy Lecture will be delivered by Sergei Guriev, Professor of Economics and Provost at Sciences Po in Paris and former chief economist of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Before that (2004-2013) he was rector of the New Economic School in Moscow. Sergei Guriev’s research interests include contract theory, corporate governance, political economics and labor mobility. He has published numerous articles in international refereed journals. Recently he published the book “Spin Dictators” together with Daniel Treisman (Princeton University Press, 2022).

Professor Guriev will discuss the causes of Vladimir Putin’s invasion in Ukraine as well as its consequences for Ukraine, Russia, Europe and the rest of the world.

We look forward to having you join us at the Global Economy Lecture 2023!