2nd Vienna Workshop on Economic Forecasting 2020

Institute for Advanced Studies – Institut für Höhere Studien (IHS) Josefstädter Straße 39, 1080 Vienna, Austria

The 2nd Vienna Workshop on Economic Forecasting 2020, hosted by the Institute for Advanced Studies – Institut für Höhere Studien (IHS), will take place from June 4–5, 2020.

The conference welcomes contributions from different approaches to economic forecasting, including forecasts based on time series models (VAR, SVAR, Factor Models,…), DSGE models, large scale structural models or forecasting using microeconomic data. Another topic of interest is forecast evaluation.

The goal of this conference is to exchange ideas and to discuss recent results and developments in economic forecasting. Authors working in applications or theory of economic forecasting are invited to submit an abstract.

Invited Speakers

  • Gerhard Arminger (University of Wuppertal)
  • Matteo Ciccarelli (European Central Bank)
  • Philip Hans Franses (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  • Michael W McCracken (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis)

Scientific Commitee

  • Manfred Deistler (TU Wien and IHS)
  • Domenico Giannone (Federal Reserve Bank of New York)
  • Sylvia Kaufmann (Study Center Gerzensee and Swiss National Bank)
  • Robert Kunst (University of Vienna and IHS)
  • Helmut Lütkepohl (German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) and FU Berlin)
  • Hashem Pesaran (University of Southern California and Cambridge University)
  • Dick van Dijk (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  • Martin Wagner (University of Klagenfurt, Bank of Slovenia and IHS)

Local Organizers

  • Robert Kunst (University of Vienna and IHS)
  • Martin Wagner (University of Klagenfurt, Bank of Slovenia and IHS)

Registration and Submission

Registration and online submission of an abstract will soon be possible through the conference management system Conftool. Submissions must be received by February 29, 2020. Acceptance for presentation (oral or poster) will be communicated by March 22, 2020.

Call for Submissions


Key Data

Submission deadline

February 29, 2020

Date of notification

March 22, 2020

Early fee registration until

April 5, 2020

Final program

April 6, 2020

Late registration

April 6, 2020–June 3, 2020

Date of event

June 4, 2020–June 5, 2020

Registration Fees

Registration fees include workshop participation and workshop dinners.
Early Registration (until April 5, 2020): EUR 140,00
Late Registration (April 6, 2020 – June 3, 2020): EUR 180,00


Institut für Höhere Studien – Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS)

Josefstädter Straße 39, 1080 Vienna, Austria

E–mail: office.forecasting(at)ihs.ac.at