The Cost of the War

Location: Library & Learning Center Ceremonial Hall 1 Starting on 08 November 2023 at 18:00 WU matters. WU talks.
Type Lecture / discussion
Organizer WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) Marketing & Communications

The price we’re paying for Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

This event is organized in cooperation with the newspaper “Die Presse”.

Soaring energy prices, double-digit inflation rates, food shortages, and supply chain disruptions – the Russia-Ukraine war is not only a humanitarian catastrophe, it also has severe economic consequences. Is there any end in sight for the price hikes? Is global stagflation looming? What are the consequences of the sanctions imposed against Russia? Who benefits from the war? And what do new political alliances and dependencies mean for the world economy? We’ll be taking a closer look at the dynamics of the war and its impact on the global economy.


Michael Lysander Fremuth, Professor of Fundamental and Human Rights, University of Vienna; Scientific Director of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights

Judith Kohlenberger, Cultural Studies Researcher, Institute for Social Policy, WU

Harald Oberhofer, Professor of Empirical Economic Research, WU; Senior Economist, WIFO

Velina Tchakarova, Founder of FACE and Visiting Fellow at ORF, India

Moderated by:

Jeannine Hierländer, Deputy Head of the Business Section, “Die Presse”

This event is an in-person event and will take place on campus. There will be no livestream.

Judith Kohlenberger
Cultural Studies Researcher & WU
Michael Lysander Fremuth
University of Vienna & Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights

c) Christian Lendl, c) Daniel Shaked

Velina Tchakarova
Harald Oberhofer
WU Vienna & WIFO
Jeannine Hierländer
“Die Presse”

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