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12. FIW Forschungskonferenz

12thFIW Research Conference ‘International Economics’

Programme Outline

Date:    December 5-6 2019(Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 7.00

and Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.)

Venue: WIFO, Austrian Institute of Economic Research
             Arsenal, Object 20, 1030 Vienna

Conference Programme Outline:

The Research Centre International Economics - FIW invites to its 12thResearch Conference ‘International Economics’.

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 as well as to discuss current policy.

Recent working papers from both young researchers – i.e. Ph.D. students, post-graduate students, young faculty members etc. – and established senior researchers will be presented during parallel sessionsfocusing on one topic of ‘International Economics’.


·         5 December 2019, 10:a.m.: Opening Remarks

BM  Elisabeth Udolf-Strobl (Federal Ministry of Economic and Digital Affairs)

Harald Badinger (WU Vienna)

·         5 December 2019, 5:00 p.m.: Keynote lecture

Peter Egger (ETH Zürich):
The US-China Trade War

·         5 December 2019, 5:45 p.m.: Policy Panel:
„Trade Wars and the global Economy”


Moderation: Harald Badinger (Vienna University for Economs and Business)

Danai Budas (Federation of Austrian Industries)

Peter Egger (ETH Zürich)

Marc Fähndrich (Representation of the European Commission in Austria)

Manfred Schekulin(Federal Ministry of Economic and Digital Affairs)

Organizing Institutions:

The 12th FIW-Research Conference ‘International Economics is jointly organized by FIW, the Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS) Regensburg, IfW Kiel, the University of Ljubljana, the Universita di Bologna, University of Economics Bratislava and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (MTA KRTK).

About FIW:

The Research Centre International Economics FIW is a project of WIFO, wiiw and WSR on behalf of the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs. The FIW cooperation with the Vienna University of Economics and Business, the University Vienna, the Johannes Kepler University Linz and the University of Innsbruck is supported by the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research.

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The conference programme will be published on

Attendance of the FIW Research Conference is free. The conference language is English

Auch heuer gibt es wieder einen Young Economist Award und einen Best Paper Award im Wert von jeweil 1.000€.

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