Robert Weiß joined us on Tuesday to give a talk about his experience with digitalization projects in the HR sphere: https://www.uibk.ac.at/smt/international-management/social-media/index.html.en. Robert shared his insights from a variety of consulting projects, and we joined approximately 50 students from International Management and International Finance classes for a close-of-semester dinner.
This year’s Austrian Young Physicists’ Tournament happened this weekend. It was an impressive set of presentations and discussions. After three prelim rounds, the finals saw the teams from Innsbruck APP, Hungary, and Georgia compete for the first prize. It was a tight fight, with Georgia emerging first, followed by Innsbruck in second and Hungary in
I gave my first talk in a law conference last week. The conference was on sustainability in corporate law (thanks to the conference host Alexander Schopper and his team), and my contribution investigated the financial market assessment of corporate sustainability. The materials presented at the conference are available on the UIBK corporate law site (https://www.uibk.ac.at/unternehmensrecht/unternehmensrecht/nachhaltigkeit/nachhaltigkeit.html),
Vera Kunczer will organize a workshop on IB and politics at WU in June. This workshop is the first in a series of workshops sponsored by EIBA. If you work on an policy angle in IB, check out the call for papers: https://www.eiba.org/UserFiles/CfP_EIBA-W_Politics_2022.pdf.
We had the first Alpine Winter Conference last week, with a focus on populism in IB research. The meeting was hybrid, with faculty from all over the world joining a small group in Vienna and Innsbruck. Discussants identified quite a few months of extra research, and papers received a lot of helpful feedback. A great
This is an updated CV including what happened in 2021.
Our paper on how migration may provide resources to multinational companies, published in the Journal of International Business Policy (https://doi.org/10.1057/s42214-019-00034-9) has been acknowledged by the WAIB association as a top ten paper on migration and diversity (https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6871105025716965376/).
Over the last months, I have contributed to the #fincap research project (www.fincap.academy). In this project, a large co-author team has engaged in a pre-registered (at Open Science Framework: https://osf.io/) investigation into how the research process influences errors in published research results. After a presentation on November 23 with our data sponsor Deutsche Börse (the
We now have a preliminary program for our winter conference on populism in IB. You can find (continuously updated) information about our conference here: https://www.uibk.ac.at/smt/international-management/research/alpine-winter-conference.html.en. We have a good number of outstanding researchers who will join us for the conference in Vienna and Innsbruck, and I hope the Covid situation will allow a smooth event!
I came across this paper today (https://www.inet.ox.ac.uk/files/energy_transition_paper-INET-working-paper.pdf), which estimates the cost of global transition to renewable energy. It’s a remarkable paper methodologically, and the findings point towards massive economic benefits of a rapid green-energy transition.