Call for Papers 2013
Klaus Liebscher Award

For scientific work on European Monetary Union and European Integration Issues by young economists from EU Member States and EU candidate countries

Vienna, July 2012

On the occasion of the 65th birthday of former OeNB-Governor Klaus Liebscher, and in recognition of his commitment to Austria's participation in Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) and to the cause of European integration, the Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB) established the Klaus Liebscher Award in 2005. This award is offered every year for two outstanding (policy-oriented) scientific papers on Economic and Monetary Union and European integration issues written by young economists (born after January 31st, 1978) from EU Member States or EU candidate countries. All authors of coauthored papers must fulfill all conditions for participation. The award grants EUR 10,000 per paper, and is announced at the OeNB's annual Economic Conference. The winners are expected to present their main findings at this conference.

PAPER SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: To qualify for competition, papers must be written in English or German and must be submitted to the Oesterreichische Nationalbank by January 31, 2013, at the latest. The chair of the panel of reviewers is Ewald Nowotny, Governor of the OeNB.

Papers shall be e-mailed to the Head of Economic Studies of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank, Martin Summer, (, cc:,) and shall be identified as applications with the reference "Klaus Liebscher Award 2013" in the subject line.

FURTHER INFORMATION: For further information, please contact the Head of Economic Studies of the Oesterreichische National Bank, Martin Summer, either by phone (+43-1) 40420 7200 or by e-mail

For details on the conditions for participation please consult the OeNB web page at:

Martin Summer
Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Head of Economic Studies Division
Otto Wagner Platz 3
Postfach 61
A-1090 Wien
Tel.: +43-1-40420-7200

Posted 7/23/12