The Research Centre International Economics (FIW) announces its 7th Research Conference ‘International Economics’ 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.
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 conference will commence on December 12 – 13, 2014 at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU) in Vienna, Austria.
The broad topic of the conference is ‘International Economics’. This includes, inter alia, the areas of:
- Trade, Trade Policy, International Trade Organizations
- International Factor Movements
- Economic Integration
- Economic Growth of Open Economies
- Multinational Firms
- International Macroeconomics
- other related fields
Prof. Elhanan Helpman – Harvard University, United States
Two prizes for the best contributions to the Research Conference will be awarded. There will be a ‘Best Conference Paper Award 14’ and a ‘Young Economist Award 14’. Each award is worth € 1,000.
The ‘Young Economist Award 14’ 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.
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 is a project of Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO), Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (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.