Annual Meetings

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VfS Annual Conference 2017 in Vienna: Speech of the head of the local organisation Prof. Jean-Robert Tyran, University of Vienna


Annual Conferences


The annual conference consists of two sessions: the "core conference program" (Kerntagung) and the "open meeting" (offene Tagung). In the core conference program, invited speakers give presentations on a given general theme for the conference. In the open meeting, a large number of selected scientific papers from all fields of economics are presented.

Now, with up to 1,000 participants and almost 600 lectures, the annual meetings of the Verein für Socialpolitik rank among the largest and most respected economic conferences in Europe. 


JT2017 Gossen-PreisJT2017 Thünen-Vorlesung

VfS Annual Conference 2017 in Vienna: Awarding the Gossen Prize to
Prof. Georg Weizsäcker

VfS Annual Conference 2017 in Vienna: Thünen Lecture of Prof. Monika Bütler


Pictures: Uni Wien/Lichtenegger