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3. FIW-Research Conference

OBJECTIVES

FIW – the Austrian Research Centre International Economics, in co-operation with the Slovenian Institute for Economic Research IER, invites the submission of papers to be presented at the 3rd annual FIW Research Conference on International Economics.

 

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. Participants will have the opportunity to interact in a dynamic and open atmosphere and to discuss their papers/research ideas with experts in the field of ‘International Economics’.

 

TIME & LOCATION

The FIW Research Conference on International Economics will take place on Friday, December 11th, 2009 at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, UZA 4, Meeting Room 1 (D 706), Nordbergstraße 15, 1090 Vienna.

 

REGISTRATION

Registration is necessary in order to attend the conference. Please register using our online registration form.

 

PROGRAMME

The conference programme and the papers can be found here:Programme

Furthermore, one can downloaded the programme as PDF file: Download programme

 

AWARDS

Two prizes for the best contributions to the Research Conference will be awarded. There will be a ‘Best Conference Paper Award 09’ and a ‘Young Economist Award 09’. Each award is worth € 750.

The ‘Young Economist Award 09’ 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 35 or younger at the time of submission.

 

TOPICS COVERED

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.

 

ORGANIZING INSTITUTIONS

- FIW (Forschungsschwerpunkt Internationale Wirtschaft) – Research Centre International Economics

- IER – Institute of Economic Research

 

Attendance of the FIW Research Conference is free.

The conference language is English.

Travel expenses will not be refunded.