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WWWforEurope Lecture by Eloi Laurent on May 20th!

Eloi Laurent, senior economist at OFCE, will hold a lecture titled "Exploring the missing link in sustainable development: The socio-ecological nexus" on Wednesday, May 20th, 2015.

The Second WWWforEurope Feedback Conference has ended

Watch the keynote by Catherine L. Mann, OECD Chief Economist, and the presentation of the WWWforEurope Best Paper Award.

WWWforEurope Newsletter April 2015

The WWWforEurope Newsletter 2/2015 has been published!

WWWforEurope recieves coverage in Le Monde and Commission en direct

WWWforEurope coordinator Karl Aiginger has published an op-ed in Le Monde and the WWWforEurope Conference on Social and Environmental Progress: Europe in a Long-Run Perspective has been covered extensively in the internal EU magazine Commission en direct.

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

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Fax: +43 1 798 93 86

Web: http://www.wifo.ac.at/

European Commission, DG Research and Innovation
Domenico Rossetti – Domenico.Rossetti-di-Valdalbero(at)ec.europa.eu

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no. 290647.

The project receives additional funding under the TOP.EU program of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy.

Welcome to the WWWforEurope project!

What kind of development strategy should Europe opt for in the face of the financial crisis and the big challenges ahead: globalisation, demographic shifts, climate change and new technologies? What kind of strategy will guarantee Welfare, Wealth and Work for Europe in the long term? These are essential questions for Europe’s future that need to be answered today. These are the questions an ambitious European research project is working on. Its name is its mission: Welfare, Wealth and Work for Europe – WWWforEurope.

The Second WWWforEurope Feedback Conference

On May 5th and 6th, 2015, the Second WWWforEurope Feedback Conference, marking the end of the second project phase, took place.

undefinedWatch the opening statement by Karl Aiginger

After a keynote speech by Catherine L. Mann (OECD) the results of the five research areas were presented and discussed with stakeholders, who were able to directly comment on the project’s synthesis.

undefinedWatch the keynote by Catherine L. Mann

During the conference, the WWWforEurope Best Paper Award has been awarded to Marlene Karl for her paper "Are ethical and social banks less risky? Evidence from a new dataset".

The WWWforEurope special prize for young researchers has been awarded to Stefanie Gerold and Matthias Nocker for their paper "Reduction of Working Time in Austria. A Mixed Methods Study Relating a New Work Time Policy to Employee Preferences".

undefinedWatch the presentation of the Best Paper Award winners


More information:

undefinedFind press releases accompanying the press conference in English and German

undefinedFind out more about the stakeholders attending the conference