The winners of the Young Economist Award 2023; from the left: A. Fürnkranz-Prskawetz (NOeG president), M. Valente, L. Gschwent, M. Boeck, K. Nowotny (chair of the scientific committee of NOeG 2023).
Young Economist Award 2023
In the course of the NOeG Jahrestagung 2023 (Annual Conference of the Austrian Economic Association), three researchers (<35 yrs) received the Young Economist Award 2023 for their outstanding papers presented at the conference. The award is sponsored by the Austrian Central Bank (OeNB). The winners are:
Maximilian BOECK (Bocconi University, with Lorenzo Mori): “U.S. Monetary Policy and Globalization: A Time-Varying Perspective”
Lorenz GSCHWENT (University of Duisburg-Essen, with Marcel Caesmann, Janis Goldzycher and Matteo Grigoletto): “The End that Justifies the Means: Censorship in Democracy”
Marica VALENTE (University of Innsbruck, with Melissa Newham): “The Cost of Influence: How Gifts to Physicians Shape Prescriptions and Drug Costs”
NOeG Dissertation Fellowships 2023 awarded
The NOeG board has awarded the NOeG Dissertation Fellowships 2023, based on recommendations and reviews by the NOeG fellowship jury, consisting of A. Fürnkranz-Prskawetz, J. Crespo Cuaresma, R. Winter-Ebmer, and M. Getzner, to the following excellent dissertation research projects:
Eva Preinfalk, University of Graz: “Wildfire induced asset stranding in agriculture & forestry – a macroeconomic assessment of the value at risk in Southern Europe” (supervisor: B. Bednar-Friedl)
Viola Garstenauer, TU Wien: „Somewhere in Between – Cohabiting Couples and their Role in Tax Policy” (supervisor: N. Siassi)
Anna Matzner, WU Wien: “The Corporate Sector Effect of Carbon Pricing under the Microscope”(supervisor: H. Badinger)
Lukas Lehner, University of Oxford: “Reframing Active Labor Market Policy: Field experiments on barriers to program participation” (supervisor: B. Nolan, B. Ebbinghaus)
NOeG WU Winter Workshop 2023 (December 20th to 22nd, 2023) - Call for Papers
Our 5th winter workshop @WU Wien (wu.ac.at) is open for young Austrian economists working abroad or in Austria - papers can be submitted in all fields of Economics; this year's keynote speech is delivered by Matthias Doepke (LSE) on "The Economics of Parenting"
Deadline for Paper submissions: September 30th, 2023; for all details, see the call for papers.
Jahrestagung der NOeG 2023 - Annual Conference of the Austrian Economic Association
General topic of the conference: "Economics in Times of Uncertainty"
Our annual conference takes place from 28th to 29th September 2023 at the University of Salzburg:
Conference website and call for papers.
Keynote speakers: Claudia Steinwender, LMU Munich; Maximilian Kasy, University of Oxford
Deadline for Paper submissions: May 31st, 2023, via http://www.conftool.com/noeg-2023.
NOeG Dissertation Fellowships 2023
The Austrian Economic Association (NOeG) seeks submissions for the 2023 Dissertation Fellowships for young economists - submit your application until 30th June 2023)
The call for submissions can be found here.
The Young Economist Awards Laureates 2022
Johanna Reuter (Johannes Kepler University Linz) and Martin Habetz (European University Institute (EUI))
Fabian Greimel (University of Amsterdam) and Moritz Dreichsel-Grau (University of Zurich)
Martin Wolf (University of St. Gallen) and Leopold Zessner-Spitzenberg (Humboldt University of Berlin)
Statement of Austrian Economist
You will find here a statement (in German) of Austrian economists on the war against Ukraine
The fourth Winter Workshop 20 - 22 December 2021 at WU Vienna cancelled due to Covid-19.
The Young Economist Awards Laureates 2021:
Sebastian Ellingsen (), Marta Morazzoni and Andrea Sy (), Victor Hernandez Martinez and Kaixin Liu ()
The annual meeting of the NOeG in 2021 has taken place on June 24 - 25, 2021 at the University of Innsbruck.
NOeG Dissertation Fellowship 2020
(15.3.2020; Deadline 1.10.2020)
4th Winter Workshop, December 2020:
canceled. We hope to organize the event regularly again in December 2021 at WU Vienna
The Young Economist Awards Laureates 2020:
Lorenz Fischer and Michael Brottrager (Universität Linz), Anthony Lepinteur (University of Luxembourg) and Sofie Waltl (WU Wien, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER)) and Jakob Mikkelsen und Johannes Poeschl (Danmarks Nationalbank)
NOeG annual meeting February 24-25 2020
Vienna University of Economics and Business. Main topic was Evidence-Based Economic Policy Making (Paper submission until November 1, 2019, Session Submission until October 15, 2019)
3rd Winter Workshop, December 18-20 2019
The Young Economist Awards Laureates 2019
Birgit MEYER (WU Wien), Simon MARTIN (Universität Wien), Martin KERNDLER (TU Wien)
NOeG Dissertation Fellowship 2019
(3.5.2019; Deadline 15.9.2019)
NOeG annual meeting April 25-26 2019
University of Graz
NOeG Dissertation Fellowship Laureates 2018
Boris Knapp (University of Vienna) and Atanas Pekanov (WU Vienna and WIFO)
2nd Winter Workshop December 18-20 2018
The Young Economist Awards Laureates 2018
Florian Huber, Christian Hotz-Behofsits, Thomas Zörner (WU Wien), Martin Kerndler (TU Wien), and Yuliya Kulikova (Bank of Spain).
NOeG annual meeting May 11-12 2018
TU Wien (Technische Universität Wien). Main topic will be the future of health care systems
NOeG Dissertation Fellowship Laureates 2017
Cornelius Hirsch (WU Vienna), Margit Reischer (Cambridge) and Katrin Zocher (JKU Linz)