In December 2019, students from Webster Vienna’s Business & Management department charted their path by becoming 'strategy consultants' for a day. This is the second year that Webster Vienna Private University has cooperated with Erste Group, providing Webster Vienna students with real-life business and management experience spearheaded by Dr. Pernille Eskerod, professor and senior researcher in Webster Vienna’s Business & Management department.
Business and management department faculty and graduate students in the MSc in Finance program were treated to a presentation by Dr. Menbere Workie about his current scholarship. The research seminar, entitled „Do Illicit Financial Flows Harm Economic Growth in Europe?“, delved into the magnitude and knock-on effects of illicit financial flows.
On October 31 and November 01, 2019, the SEACEN Center organized a two-day research seminar, pooling together delegates from 8 Central Banks in Asia: Cambodia, India, Mongolia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
Dr. Maria Teresa Punzi, Assistant Professor of Economics at WVPU, has been leading the project “The distributional Impact of Monetary Policy in SEACEN Economies.” Dr. Punzi, together with Dr. Ole Rummel, have chaired the two-day seminar, and Dr. Punzi opened the event by presenting an overview of the project as well as some preliminary findings.
On September 17th, the business and management department will co-host for a third time in Palais Wenkheim a closed panel discussion and networking event with Börse Social Network, publishers of Börse Social Magazine.
Brexit! When, How? All important questions concerning Brexit are still unclear.
Which Brexit variant is the most likely from a current perspective?
Check and comment the discussion held at the Ö1 radio talk show with Prof. Dr. Johannes Pollak, director of the Webster Vienna Private University, as well as Cornelia Primosch, ORF London; Dieter Reinisch, Experta at the University of Vienna, and Gregor Schusterschitz, Ambassador - Austrian delegation to the Brexit negotiations.
Dr. Franco Algieri, WVPU International Relations Department Head, has recently been interviewed by Austrian military magazine “Militär Aktuell.” The China expert talked about the economic and political background of China’s “Belt and Road Initiative” (BRI) and their new military assuredness.
In his article „Eine europäische Armee – mehr als Zukunftsmusik?“, in the Austrian newspaper Die Presse (Saturday 24 November 2018), Franco Algieri analyzes the recent calls for a true European army by French president Emmanuel Macron and German chancellor Angela Merkel.
Dr. Gernot Gerger from the Psychology department at Webster Vienna Private University was recently featured in a TV special which focused on what makes someone attractive and the science behind this phenomenon.