Vienna Symposium on Foreign Exchange Markets

Conference dates

19 Aug 2019 - 20 Aug 2019


Vienna, Palais Coburg


WU Research Institute for Capital Markets (ISK) will organize the second Vienna Symposium on Foreign Exchange Markets, in Vienna at Palais Coburg, August 19-20, 2019.

Research on risk premia, factors, and predictive regressions has traditionally focused on equity markets, while research on foreign exchange has been lagging despite its huge potential. Currently, the low yield environment, large international portfolio flows and unconventional monetary policy have made it crucial for asset managers to incorporate FX strategies and risk management. We therefore welcome papers on FX risk premia, FX strategies, FX valuation, FX and monetary policy, Emerging Market currencies, currency pegs, etc.

Deadline for submission is March 31, 2019.
You can submit your paper on our website:
Authors of accepted papers will be notified by April 30, 2019.

There is no conference fee; presenters of accepted papers will receive free accommodation at the conference venue, lunches, and conference dinners as well a travel grant to cover their expenses.

Chair of the Program Committee: Josef Zechner.
Further members of the program committee are Georg Cejnek, Magnus Dahlquist, Otto Randl, Lucio Sarno, and Michael Weber.

WINNER Best Paper Award
By submitting to the conference your paper is also considered for the WINNER Best Paper Award 2019. This award is organized by ZZ Vermögensverwaltung and POK Pühringer Privatstiftung in collaboration with WU Vienna. The paper award committee will select the best paper to be awarded EUR 10’000. More information here.