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 taking place February 22, 2013 in Vienna, Austria.
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’.
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.
- The topic of the paper should match the thematic orientation of International Economics (JEL Codes F and/or O).
- The paper has not yet been published in any academic journal or book.
- All submissions must include the following:
- A cover sheet clearly specifying the title, author(s) and abstract
- Mailing address and e-mail contact addresses (e-mail will be used for follow-up requests and questions)
- To be considered for the ‘Young Economist Award 13’ the age of the author(s) must be indicated.
Conference Fee and 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 ‘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.
Attendance of the FIW Research Conference is free. Travel expenses will not be refunded.
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).