10th FIW Research Conference ‘International Economics’

10th FIW Research Conference ‘International Economics’

9-10 November 2017 – Vienna University of Economics and Business

Venue: Vienna University of Economics and Business, Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna

Contact: FIW project office (fiw-pb@fiw.at)

Keynote Lecture: Dennis Novy (Warwick University): “Who Voted for Brexit: A Comphrehensive District-Level Analysis” (with Sascha O. Becker and Thiemo Fetzer)

Link Paper:

https://academic.oup.com/economicpolicy/article/32/92/601/4459491/Who-voted-for-Brexit-A-comprehensive-districtlevel?guestAccessKey=07e14335-d63b-44a7-acde-feb397ca5886

Link to a non-technical summary of the paper:

http://voxeu.org/article/fundamental-factors-behind-brexit-vote

Policy Panel: Brexit
Participants:
Mag. Elisabeth Christians, Ph.D. (WIFO)
Univ.-Prof. Mag. Andreas Stop, MA Ph.D. (University of Salzburg)
Associate Professor of Economics Dennis New, PhD (Warwick University)
Leigh Turner, CMG (British Embassy Vienna), Ambassador to Austria and UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other International Organisations in Vienna
Moderation: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Fritz Breuss (FIW, WIFO, WU Vienna

Program & registration

The 10th FIW Research Conference will take place on Thursday, 9.11.2017, and on Friday the 10.11.017, at the University of Economy Vienna, Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna. The keynote lecutere followed by a panel discussion will take place on November 9th. at 4:45 p.m. in Festsaal 2 of the WU Vienna (Learning Center takes place). The research conference takes place free of charge.

presentations

AWARDS

Two awards were given for the best conference contributions: The „Best Conference Paper Award 17“ and the „Young Economist Award 17“.

The prize money for the awards is in each case 1.000 Euro.

The “Best Conference Paper Award 17” was given to Dmitry Borisenko and Igor Pozdeev (University of St. Gallen) for the submission “monetary policy and currency returns: the foresight saga”.

The “Young Economist Award 17” was given to Jan Mellert (TU Dortmund) for the submission “Twin Ds and Credit to the Private Sector”.

The invitation for the “Young Economist Award 2017” was addressed to doctoral candidates, doctoral students and young scientists in university and non-university institutions who were not older than 34 at the time of submission.

THEME AREAS

Theoretical, empirical and economic policy research in the field of “International Economics” – including Trade, International Factor Movements, Economic Integration, Trade Policy, International Trade Organizations, Economic Growth of Open Economies, Multinational Firms, International Macroeconomics and other related areas – are accepted.

ORGANISATION

The 10th FIW Research Conference is organized by the FIW together with the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS), the Ifo Institute, the University of Ljubljana, the Universita di Bologna, the Bratislava University of Economics and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA KRTK) hosted

The Competence Center FIW (http://www.fiw.ac.at/) is a project by WIFO, wiiw and WSR on behalf of the BMWFW. The cooperation agreements of the FIW with the Vienna University of Economics and Business, the University of Vienna and the Johannes Kepler University Linz are funded from university structure funds.

AIMS

The Forschungsschwerpunkt Internationale Wirtschaft (FIW) is organizing the tenth research conference “International Economics” on November 9 and 10, 2017 and cordially invites you to participate in the Call for Papers.

The main aim of this conference is to provide a platform for economists in Austria and neighboring countries who work in the field of “International Economics” and who would like to present their latest research results. Young researchers in particular are encouraged to submit their work and take the opportunity to present their research results in a small group and to discuss them with experts in the field of ‘International Economics’.

Scientific Board

FIW: Fritz Breuss and Robert Stehrer

University of Vienna: Alejandro Cunat

WU Vienna: Harald Badinger

IOS Regensburg: Richard Frensch

Ifo Institut: Gabriel Felbermayr

MTA KRTK: Balázs Muraközy

University of Ljubljana: Jože P. Damijan

University of Bologna: Gaetano A. Minerva

University of Economics Bratislava: Mikulas Luptacik

If you have any further questions, please contact the FIW project office: fiw-pb (at) fiw.at

Participation in the conference is free.

The conference language is English.

Travel expenses are not reimbursed.

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