Konferenz, Research/Forschung, Veranstaltungen

15th FIW-Research Conference ‘International Economics’ | Vienna, 23-24 February 2023

Keynote Lecture: Yoto V. Yotov (Drexel University, USA)


The Research Centre International Economics - FIW announces its 15thResearch Conference ‘International Economics’. The main objective of the conference is to provide a platform for economists working in the field of ‘International Economics’ to present recent research.


The 15th FIW Research Conference on ‘International Economics’ will take place on Thursday, 23rd February 2023 and Friday, 24th February 2023 at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna), Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna.


Day 1, Thursday, February 23, 2023

Opening Remarks 9:00 a.m.

09:30-11:00 Parallel Session 1

11:30-13:00 ParallelSession 2

14:00-15:30 Parallel Session 3

16:00-17: 30 Policy Panel ‘Economic effects of the war in Ukraine’

18h Conference Dinner for Speakers

Day 2, Friday, February 24, 2023

10:00-11:00 Keynote Lecture Yoto Yotov (LeBow College, Drexel University, USA)

11:30-13:00 Parallel Session 4

14:00-15:30 Parallel Session 5

15:45 Award Ceremony


Two prizes for the best contributions to the Research Conference will be awarded - the ‘Best Conference Paper Award 23’ and the Young Economist Award 23’. Each award is worth € 1000.

The ‘Young Economist Award 23 is intended for Ph.D. 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.


The 15th FIW-Research Conference ‘International Economics is organized by FIW with support from the Program Committee and the Austrian Federal Ministries for Education Science and Research (BMBFW) and Labour and Economy (BMAW).


The FIW - Research Centre International Economics (https://www.fiw.ac.at) is a cooperation between the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), the University Vienna, the Johannes Kepler University Linz and the University of Innsbruck, WIFO, wiiw and WSR. FIW is supported by BMBFW and BMAW.

Program Committee

Harald Oberhofer (FIW, WU Vienna, WIFO)
Julia Bachtrögler-Unger (WIFO)
Marta Bisztray (KTRK, Budapest)
Alejandro Cunat (University Vienna)
Peter Egger (ETH Zürich)
Katharina Erhardt (HHU Düsseldorf)
Lisandra Flach (LMU Munich)
Richard Frensch (IOS Regensburg)
Michael Irlacher (JKU Linz)
Inga Heiland (IfW Kiel)
Mario Holzner (wiiw)
Mario Larch (University Bayreuth)
Dalia Marin (TU Munich)
Karin Mayr-Dorn (JKU Linz)
Birgit Meyer (WIFO)
Katrin Rabitsch (WU Vienna)
Michael Pfaffermayr (Univ. Innsbruck,WIFO)
Robert Stehrer (wiiw)
Joschka Wanner (University Potsdam)

Questions may be addressed to fiw-pb@fiw.ac.at or alexander.hudetz@wifo.ac.at.

The conference programme will be published on https://blog.fiw.ac.at.

Attendance of the FIW Research Conference is free of charge. The conference language is English. Travel expenses will not be refunded.

Registration to the public opens on January 15, 2023.