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7th FIW Research Conference

7th FIW Research Conference ‘International Economics’

December 12-13, 2014

WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)

 

 

Venue:                        WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Wien         

Contact:                      FIW Project Office (fiw-pb(at)fiw.at)

Keynote Lecture:         Prof. Elhanan Helpman (Harvard University)

 

OBJECTIVES

The Research Centre International Economics - FIW announces its 7th 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.
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, December 12th 2014 and Saturday December 13th 2014, at the WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Wien

 

 

AWARDS

Two prizes for the best contributions to the Research Conference have been awarded.  Each award is worth € 1 000.

The „Best Conference Paper Award 2014“ was given to Enrico Mallucci (LSE) for the paper "Domestic Debt and Sovereign Default".

The "Young Economist Award 2014" was given to Lisandra Flach and Michael Irlacher (University of Munich) for the paper "Product versus Process: Innovation Strategies of Multi-Product Firms"

 

PRESENTATIONS

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

download presentations (zip)

 

PROGRAMME

Please click here to view or download the programme of the 7th FIW Research Conference.

December 12, 6 p.m.:

Keynote Lecture: Prof. Elhanan Helpman (Harvard University) 'Trade and Inequality'

December 13, 11:30 a.m.

Panel discussion 'Economics of sanctions'

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 7th FIW-Research Conference is jointly organized by the FIW-Project, 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).
The ‘center of excellence’ FIW (http://www.fiw.ac.at/) is a project of WIFO, wiiw and WSR on behalf of the BMWFW. The FIW cooperation with the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), the University Vienna and the Johannes Kepler University Linz is supported by the former Federal Ministry of Science and Research (now integrated in the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy). In addition the Federation of Austrian Industries (IV) is a financing partner of the Research conference 2014.

 

 

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 until the End of October 2014.
Attendance of the FIW Research Conference is free.
The conference language is English.
Travel expenses will not be refunded.