Sponsorship for Women in Economic Research

FIW Award for PhD theses in the field of International Economics

Submission deadline: 15 November 2023

Within the framework of the Research Centre International Economics” the “FIW Award” is offered to promote excellent young female researchers in the field of International Economics

The award is intended for qualified female researchers up to the age of 35 who have written a PhD thesis at an Austrian university in the field of international economics or Austrian citizens who have written their thesis at a university abroad.

The “FIW Award” aims to make outstanding research work by women visible and to award prizes. The goal is to motivate women to pursue an academic career.tiviert werden, eine wissenschaftliche Karriere einzuschlagen.

The total amount of the award is € 5,000.00 and can be divided among several young women scientists. The actual distribution of the prize money depends on the quality and number of submissions. 

Funding is available for theoretical, empirical and economic policy theses on the following topics:

Foreign trade, direct investment, development economics, European integration, geoeconomics, globalisation, international financial markets, international trade and financial institutions, international macroeconomics, international economic development, international trade, international competition, multinational enterprises, environmental impacts of international economic activities, economic effects of migration, exchange rate regimes or similar topics.

The following criteria will be used to evaluate submissions:

  • The Phd thesis must have been completed in the period 1 October 2021 to 15 November 2023.
  • – The submission must include the thesis in PDF form and a CV.
  • – Content criteria:
    • o Scientific quality: 40%;
    • o Clarity of arguments and results: 20% ;
    • o Innovative content and creativity: 20%;
    • o Relevance to economic policy: 20%.

Please send submissions to: fiw-pb@fiw.at

Submission deadline: 15 November 2023

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