Katrin Auel presenting the scrutiny of EU legislation by national parliaments

Katrin Auel will be giving a lecture about the scrutiny of EU legislation by national parliaments on February 23 at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence. The Institute will host a two-day workshop about the scrutiny of the implementation of EU policies bringing together multidisciplinary academics, politicians and practitioners to address this special aspect of the legislative cycle.

Links:
Workshop at EUI
Katrin Auel

17 Feb 2017

Brexit and possible consequences for Austria

On occasion of the conference 'Brexit: What impact on member states?', organized jointly by CEPS and ENEPRI, Klaus Weyerstrass gave a presentation about the possible consequences of Brexit for Austria.
Links:
Conference Presentation (pdf)
Conference Website CEPS / ENEPRI
Klaus Weyerstrass

09 Feb 2017

Seminar Rooms in Palais Strozzi for Rent

With four seminar rooms and one lecture room, the IHS offers the ideal setting for different kinds of scientific workshops, presentations and panel discussions.
Links:
Rooms and Facilities
Contact the IHS Event Team

03 Feb 2017

Martin Kocher in 'Management Science' on Cheating and Loss Aversion

In an experiment with some 600 participants Martin Kocher tried to find out, if the extent of cheating depends on a proper reference point. The experiment shows, that the level of cheating is by far higher in the loss frame than in the gain frame under no monitoring.
Link:
Cheating and Loss Aversion: Do People Cheat More to Avoid a Loss?

23 Jan 2017

New IHS Working Paper in the Economics Series available

New Working Paper in the IHS Economics Series by Jesus Crespo Cuaresma, Ines Fortin and Jaroslava Hlouskova: Exchange rate forecasting and the performance of currency portfolios.
Links:
Paper in the IHS Repository

Ines Fortin
Jaroslava Hlouskova
IHS Economics Series

24 Jan 2017

IHS announces four new research projects for Anniversary Fund of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank

Starting from January 2017 researchers of the IHS will conduct projects funded by the OeNB tackling the topics 'migration', 'labor market' and 'economic growth', 'automation and income inequality' as well as 'Europescepticsm' in Austria. Helmut Hofer, Wolfgang Nagl, Johannes Pollak and Stefan Vogtenhuber will be the project investigators in charge.
Links:
Europescepticsm in Austria
Microeconomic consequences of automation and income inequality
Labour market integration of migrants in Austria
Unemployment and labour market flows in Austria

18 Jan 2017

Interested in becoming a Marie Curie Fellow at IHS?

The Institute accepts Expressions of Interest by postdoctoral researchers of any nationality, to apply jointly with an IHS host supervisor for the EC Marie Skłodowska‐Curie Individual Fellowship Scheme 2017. The application deadline is April 11.
Links:
IHS Call for Expression of Interest (PDF)
More information about MSCA

21 Feb 2017

Current Job Openings at IHS

Research Assistant

The Research Group Health Economics and Health Policy is currently looking for a Research Assistant.
For further details please find the job ad here (pdf in German).

Senior Social Scientist or Economist

The Research Group Labour Market and Social Policy is currently looking for a Senior Social Scientist or Economist.
For further details please find the job ad here (pdf in German).

Research Assistant

The Research Group Labour Market and Social Policy is currently looking for a Research Assistant. 
For further details please find the job ad here (pdf in German).

07 Feb 2017

Upcoming Elective: Contract Theory

Anton van Boxtel (IHS Vienna)
Contract Theory
Feb 21 – Mar 30, 2017
Registration at economics(at)ihs.ac.at
Links:
Anton van Boxtel

16 Feb 2017

Upcoming Elective: Technology, Preferences and the Labor Market

Zsofia Barany (Sciences Po)
Technology, Preferences and the Labor Market
Feb 13 – Feb 24, 2017
Registration at economics(at)ihs.ac.at
Links:
Zsofia Barany

13 Feb 2017

Parlamentary EU communication - new publications

Olga Eisele and Resul Umit, both members of the research group 'European Integration', published their research findings about parlamentary EU communication strategies in renowned European academic journals, the Journal of European Integration and the Journal of Legislative Studies, respectivley.
Links:
'Complementing, competing, or co-operating? Exploring newspapers’ portrayals of the European Parliament and national parliaments in EU affairs' (Eisele)
'Strategic communication of EU affairs: an analysis of legislative behaviour on Twitter' (Umit)
Olga Eisele
Resul Umit

09 Feb 2017

The next presentation of the economic forecast of the Austrian economy will take place on March 24, 2017 at WIFO.
Christoph Badelt, WIFO and Martin Kocher, IHS will answer questions of the journalists.
Link:
Economic forecast

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Disentangling occupation- and sector-specific technological change Zsofia Barany (Sciences Po) The...

17:00 - 18:30, IHS, Seminar Room 101

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17:00

Title tba Pontus Rendahl (University of Cambridge) Abstract tba

17:00 - 18:30, IHS, Seminar Room 101

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12. ÖGOR – IHS Workshop & ÖGOR Arbeitskreis "Mathematische Ökonomie und Optimierung in der...

12:00 - 18:15, IHS, Lecture Room E02

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12. ÖGOR – IHS Workshop & ÖGOR Arbeitskreis "Mathematische Ökonomie und Optimierung in der...

09:00 - 16:00, IHS, Lecture Room E02

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