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Trade war and its consequences for the world economy


 

 

 

The USA is on track to override the rules governing the world economy to date and start a trade war. The USA is also effectively withdrawing its support from the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Is this the end of the WTO? This question is discussed in ifo Schnelldienst 11/2018 by Martin Braml and Gabriel Felbermayr, ifo Institute, Wolfgang Weiß, German University of Administrative Sciences in Speyer, Fritz Breuss, WU Vienna, Christoph Scherrer, University of Kassel, Christoph Herrmann and Caroline Glöckle, University of Passau, Tim Krieger and Laura Renner, University of Freiburg, as well as Bernd Lange, European Parliamen

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What does the future hold for the eurozone?


 

 

 

Diplomats of numerous eurozone member states voiced concerns over the German-French reform plans. Especially the plans for an eurozone budget earned criticial reviews.

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Current  FIW Statistics on International Trade,  a clear and graphical overview.

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10.12.2015
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New date for Seminar "Open Markets Matter": Jannuary 28, 2016

The Seminar "Open Markets Matter" has be re-scheduled to Jannuary 28, 2016 9a.m.. the seminar will be held in German language by MR Dr. Manfred Schekulin.

25.11.2015
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Cancellation of the Seminar "Open Markets Matter" on December 1, 2015

Dear Ladies and Gentleman, due to sickness of a speakter, the Seminar "Open Markets Matter" on December 1, 2015 had to be cancelled. The event will be re-scheduled to the beginning of next year.

16.11.2015
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Invitation: 8th FIW Research Conference 'International Economics'

The FIW is glad to invite you, also on behalf of all cooperation-partners, to the 8th FIW Research Conference ‘International Economics’ taking place on December 3-4 at the Austrian Institute of Economic Research. Besides the presentation of current research in the field of ‚International Economics‘ we would like to announce the following ‚highlights‘: • December 3, 4:30 p.m.: Keynote Lecture by Prof. Franz Hubert (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin): Gas-Pipelines & Power • December 4, 12:30 p.m.: Policy Panel “The Juncker Plan” We kindly ask for registration until November 26, 2015. More information and the conference-programme are available on the conference-site.

16.11.2015
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Update FIW Statistics

We updated the FIW-Statistics. The "Current FIW-Statistics on International Trade" offer a clear and graphical overview on key data and indices reflecting current international developments on international trade.

09.11.2015

Statistics Austria:January to August 2015: increase in imports (1.2%) and exports (2.4%)

According to preliminary results by Statistics Austria, total imports amounted to €86.84 bn and total exports to €85.73 bn in the period January to August 2015. Austrian imports increased by 1.2% while Austrian exports rose by 2.4% compared to the same period in 2014. The global foreign trade balance showed a deficit of €1.11 bn.

23.10.2015
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18th AW Lecture: ''20 Jahre Österreich in der EU"

The next Lecture on '20 Jahre Österreich in der EU' with Gabriel Felbermayr and Harald Oberhofer takes place on October 30, 9:15 am at the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW), Stubenring 1, 1010 Vienna. read more

22.10.2015
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FIW Policy Brief No. 28 "Handelseffekte der österreichischen EU-Integration" published

The FIW Policy Brief No. 28 regarding "Handelseffekte der österreichischen EU-Integration" by Harald Oberhofer and Hannes Winnerhas been published and is available online for free.

19.10.2015
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Update FIW Statistics

We updated the FIW-Statistics. The "Current FIW-Statistics on International Trade" offer a clear and graphical overview on key data and indices reflecting current international developments on international trade.

11.10.2015
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FIW-Working Paper No. 159 published

The FIW-Working Paper No. 159 regarding "Location choice of German multinationals in the Czech Republic. The importance of agglomeration economies" byVeronika Hecht has been published and is available online for free.

11.10.2015
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FIW-Working Paper No. 158 published

The FIW-Working Paper No. 158 regarding "Remittances, finance and growth: does financialdevelopment foster remittances and their impacton economic growth?" by Izabela Sobiech has been published and is available online for free.