wiiw Spring Seminar 2015

26  March 2015    9:00 am CET

Options against an unravelling Europe


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


09:00 Welcome Address
Doris Ritzberger-Grünwald,
Director Economic Analysis Department, Oesterreichische Nationalbank

09:20 Keynote: European Growth Strategies
Roberta Capello, Professor of Regional Economics, Polytechnic University of Milan

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 The Economic Situation in CESEE: Time of Moderate Expectations
Leon Podkaminer, Senior Economist, wiiw

11:45 Correcting External Imbalances in the European Economy
Michael Landesmann, Scientific Director, wiiw

12:30 Buffet Luncheon

13:30 Keynotes:

Economic and Political Developments in Russia and Prospects for EU-Russia Relations
Sergei Guriev, Professor of Economics, Sciences Po, Paris

Current Economic Developments in Ukraine
Vladyslav Rashkovan, Acting Deputy Governor, National Bank of Ukraine

Peter Havlik, Senior Economist, wiiw

15:30 EU Manufacturing Specialisation: Challenges and Options ahead
Robert Stehrer, Deputy Scientific Director, wiiw, and
Roman Stöllinger, Economist, wiiw

16:30 End of Seminar

We gratefully acknowledge the sponsoring of this event by Oesterreichische Nationalbank.