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6. FIW Research Conference

6th FIW Research Conference ‘International Economics’

 

 

OBJECTIVES

The Research Centre International Economics - FIW announces its 6th Research Conference that is jointly organized with the Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS) Regensburg, the University of Ljubljana and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA KRTK) and invites the submission of 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 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 took place on Friday, February 22nd 2013, at the Oesterreichischen Nationalbank (OeNB), Otto-Wagner-Platz 3, 1090 Vienna.

 

PROGRAMME

Please click here to view or download the programme for the 6th FIW Research Conference.

 

PRESENTATIONS

Presentations of the conference can be donwloaded as a zip file:

download presentations (zip)

 

AWARDS

Two prizes for the best contributions to the Research Conference will be awarded. There will be a ‘Best Conference Paper Award 13’ and a ‘Young Economist Award 13’. Each award is worth € 750.

 

The „Best Conference Paper Award 2013“ was given to Fabrice Defever and Alejandro Riaño (University of Nottingham) for the paper  “China's Pure Exporter Subsidies”

 

and the „Young Economist Award 2013“ was given to Sergey Nigai (ETH Zurich and KOF)  for the paper “On Measuring the Welfare Gains from Trade under Consumer Heterogeneity“

 

The ‘Young Economist Award 13’ 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 34 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

The 6th FIW-Research Conference is jointly organized by the FIW-Project, the Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS) Regensburg, the University of Ljubljana and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA KRTK) and held in cooperation with the Federation of Austrian Industries (IV) and the Austrian Nationalbank (OeNB).The FIW-project has been initiated by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Economy, Family and Youth (BMWFJ) as part of the Federal Government´s “Internationalisation Initiative”. The FIW-project is a collaboration of the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO), the Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw) and the Computing Centre for Economics and Social Sciences (WSR).

 

Questions may be addressed to fiw-pb@fiw.at.
The conference programme will be published on fiw.ac.at.
Selection decisions will be communicated to the authors by January 2013.
Attendance of the FIW Research Conference is free.
The conference language is English.
Travel expenses will not be refunded.