Keynotes: Prof. Dr. Ron Boschma, Dr. Frank Neffke | Vienna, October 2 – 3, 2023

The Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO) is very pleased to announce the 14th international workshop in honor of Geoffrey J.D. Hewings, Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and member of WIFO’s Scientific Board. Prof. Hewings has published numerous scientific contributions in economics, economic geography, urban and regional planning, input-output analysis, and other fields. He is famous for being a scholar always eager to share his knowledge and give profound and positive advice to younger researchers. Any empirical contribution within the field of regional economics is welcome.

The topics of interest include questions related to:

• regional specialization, structural change, and knowledge diffusion

• regional location analyses, spatial location choice, and location concepts

• geographical impact of economic policy measures

• regional labor markets

• regional tourism

• regional planning

Professor Dr. Ron Boschma will be keynote speaker. The title of his talk will be: “Opportunities spaces of European regions: the role of regional capabilities and inter-regional linkages”.

Per l’IRPET intervengono: Marco Mariani con la relazione “The effects of Italy’s Industry 4.0 adoption and training program on firms’ productivity and employment”, Sara Turchetti con la relazione “Detecting regional food systems exposure to climate shocks” e Tommaso Ferraresi con la relazione “Toward an IO ABM model to evaluate the impact of climate shocks. An application to originally denominated wine”.

Vai al sito di WIFO per scaricare le presentazioni e seguire la videoregistrazione del Keynote by Ron Boschma “Opportunity Spaces of European Regions”

WIFO, Austrian Institute of Economic Research - Arsenal, Objekt 20 A-1030 Vienna

Presentazione di Marco Mariani
Presentazione di Tommaso Ferraresi
Presentazione di Sara Turchetti