Congratulations to Prof. Martin Kocher


The new chairman of the VfS Georg Weizsäcker wishes Martin Kocher every success in his new position as Austrian Federal Minister for Labor.

Core Conference Panel: "Women in Economics"


Here you can find the presentations of the core conference panel: "Women in Economics: Facts and Causes of Underrepresentation”

VfS Annual Conference 2020


Get ready for VfS Annual Conference 2020! Conference virtual platform is now live.

Webinar on Introducing the Academic Job Market for Economists


Here you can find a webinar on introducing the academic job market for economists.

Female Researchers in Economics


The VfS would like to increase the share of female researchers in economics and achieve a stronger representation of women in appointment procedures, at conferences, panel discussions and in decision-making bodies.

VfS Annual Conference 2020: Registration


Online registration is now open for the 2020 VfS Annual Conference. Register now!

VfS Annual Conference 2020: Virtual Conference


Due to continuing concerns about COVID-19, we unfortunately had to decide to cancel the physical conference at the University of Cologne, but will instead hold a fully virtual annual conference.

VfS Annual Conference 2020: Registration postponed


In view of the present situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) registration will be postponed to July 1st, 2020.

Online list of Econ Webinars


Webinars are substituting more and more for traditional research seminars in response to COVID-19 and its associated social distancing rules. Here you can find an overview of Econ Webinars.

Lindau Meetings 2020 Postponed to Next Year


The 70th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting and the 7th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences – both scheduled for this summer – will be postponed.