2. Call for Papers: FIW-Research Conference 2024

16th FIW-Research Conference

‘International Economics’

Vienna, 22nd-23rd February 2024

Extended Deadline: 30th October 2023


The Research Centre International Economics – FIW announces its 16 th Research Conference ‘International Economics’ and invites the submission of (full) working papers to be presented at the conference. The main objective of the conference is to provide a platform for economists working in the field of ‘International Economics’ to present recent research. Papers from Ph.D. 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 to fellow junior economists as well as experienced senior researchers. The conference also aims at bringing together researchers and policy makers to provide a forum for discussion on how empirical evidence can more effectively inform actual economic policy making.


The 16th FIW Research Conference on ‘International Economics’ will take place on Thursday, 22nd February 2024 and Friday, 23rd February 2024 at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna), Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna.


We invite the submission of (full) working papers on all topics in the field of International Economics.

Please submit your working papers via https://conference2024.fiw.ac.at
until 30th October 2023.

Selection decisions will be communicated in December 2023. Uploaded submissions can be updated until the end of the extended deadline.


Two prizes for the best contributions to the Research Conference will be awarded – the‘Best Conference Paper Award 24’ and the ‘Young Economist Award 24’. Each award is worth € 1000.
The ‘Young Economist Award 24’ is intended for Ph.D. students, young faculty members and young researchers in similar positions. To be considered for this award all authors of the paper have to be 34 or younger at the time of submission.


The broad topic of the conference is ‘International Economics’. This includes, inter alia, International Trade, International Factor Movements, Economic Integration, Effects of international economic activities on Climate Change, Trade Policy, International Trade Organizations, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Multinational Firms, Global Value Chains, International Macroeconomics and other related fields.


The 16th FIW-Research Conference ‘International Economics is organized by FIW with support from the Program Committee and the Austrian Federal Ministries for Education Science and Research (BMBFW) and Labour and Economy (BMAW).


The FIW – Research Centre International Economics (https://www.fiw.ac.at) is a cooperation between the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), the University Vienna, the Johannes Kepler University Linz and the University of Innsbruck, WIFO, wiiw and WSR. FIW is grateful for financial support by the Austrian Federal Ministries for Education, Research and Science (BMBFW) and Labour and Economy (BMAW).

Program Committee

Harald Oberhofer (FIW, WU Vienna, WIFO)
Julia Bachtrögler-Unger (WIFO)
Marta Bisztray (KTRK, Budapest)
Jesus Crespo-Cuaresma (WU Vienna)
Alejandro Cunat (University of Vienna)
Peter Egger (ETH Zürich)
Katharina Erhardt (HHU Düsseldorf, DICE)
Harald Fadinger (University of Mannheim)
Gabriel Felbermayr (WIFO, WU Vienna)
Lisandra Flach (LMU Munich)
Michael Irlacher (JKU Linz)
Inga Heiland (University of Oslo)
Mario Holzner (wiiw)
Mario Larch (University of Bayreuth)
Dalia Marin (TU Munich)
Karin Mayr-Dorn (JKU Linz)
Birgit Meyer (WIFO)
Katrin Rabitsch (WU Vienna)
Michael Pfaffermayr (University of Innsbruck)
Robert Stehrer (wiiw)
Roman Stöllinger (TU Delft)
Joschka Wanner (University of Würzburg)
Yvonne Wolfmayr (WIFO)

The conference programme will be published on https://www.fiw.ac.at and https://conference2024.fiw.ac.at.
Attendance of the FIW Research Conference is free of charge.
The conference language is English. Travel expenses will not be refunded.

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