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Our Annual Report 2017 is now available!

This year, for the first time, we are pub­lish­ing our An­nual Re­port in Eng­lish. As usual, the prin­ted ver­sion of the re­port will be avail­able in the De­part­ment Front Of­fice. You can find the di­gital...

Department of Economics Working Paper Series, 270 - 271

You can also find the De­part­ment WP Ser­ies on the in­ter­na­tional Platt­form RE­Pec and on the WU pub­lic­a­tion page ePubWU.

Alyssa Schneebaum via Der Standard: Demotivierte Migrantenkinder in Österreich

EU-­weit tun sich Kinder von Zuwan­der­ern leichter, eine höhere Bildung als ihre El­tern zu er­reichen. Nicht so in Öster­reich, wie eine Studie von Alyssa Schnee­baum zeigt, in deren Rah­men bio­grafis­che...

Two job openings: Assistant Professor, non-tenure track position, Institute for Macroeconomics

Assist­ant Pro­fessor (non-ten­ure track pos­i­tion) | full­time or 20 hours/week | Dead­line: Oc­to­ber 3, 2018

Harald Oberhofer auf Euronews Ungarn: Auswirkungen von Handelskriegen (Video)

Re­port­age "Auswirkun­gen von Han­del­skrie­gen" vom 19.7.2018

Or­gan­iz­a­tional Struc­ture

In­form­a­tion about the De­part­ment's Or­gan­iz­a­tional Struc­ture and the re­spect­ive In­sti­tutes


Fac­ulty & Staff


In­form­a­tion about on­go­ing Re­search and Pub­lic­a­tions


In­form­a­tion about the De­part­ment's Aca­demic De­gree Pro­grams


Events at the De­part­ment of Eco­nom­ics

Se­lec­ted re­cent pub­lic­a­tions

  • Baici, Eli­ana, Capraro, Laura, Za­gler, Martin. 2017. Lem­mings in the Crowd: Suc­cess and Fail­ure of Crowd­fund­ing Plat­forms. In­ter­na­tional Re­view of So­cial Sciences (Riv­ista In­ternazionale di Scienze So­ciali), 125 (4), 337-350.

  • Braun, Ju­lia, Za­gler, Martin. 2018. The true art of the tax deal: Evid­ence on aid flows and bi­lat­eral double tax agree­ments. World Economy, 41 (6), 1478-1507.

  • Breuss, Fritz. 2018. Would DSGE Mod­els have Pre­dicted the Great Re­ces­sion in Aus­tria? Journal of Busi­ness Cycle Re­search, 14 (1), 105-126.

  • Crespo Cuaresma, Je­sus, Fen­gler, Wolfgang, Kharas, Homi, Brot­trager, Mi­chael, Bekh­tiar, Karim, Hofer, Martin. 2018. Will the Sus­tain­able Devel­op­ment Goals be ful­filled? Assess­ing present and fu­ture global poverty. Pal­grave Com­mu­nic­a­tions, 4

  • Crespo Cuaresma, Je­sus, Hlouskova, Jaroslava, Fortin, Ines. 2018. Ex­change rate fore­cast­ing and the per­form­ance of cur­rency port­fo­lios. Journal of Fore­cast­ing

  • Crespo Cuaresma, Je­sus, Hlouskova, Jaroslava, Ober­steiner, Mi­chael. 2018. Fun­da­ment­als, Spec­u­la­tion or Mac­roe­co­nomic Con­di­tions? Mod­el­ling and Fore­cast­ing Ar­ab­ica Cof­fee Prices. European Re­view of Ag­ri­cul­tural Eco­nom­ics

  • Donaubauer, Ju­lian, Glas, Al­ex­an­der, Meyer, Birgit El­isa­beth, Nunnen­kamp, Peter. 2018. Dis­en­tangling the im­pact of in­fra­struc­ture on trade us­ing a new in­dex of in­fra­struc­ture. Weltwirtschaft­liches Archiv (Re­view of World Eco­nom­ics)

  • Eli­ana, Baici, Za­gler, Martin. 2018. A Brief His­tory of Italian Prosper­ity. In: Es­says in honor of Luigi Cam­piglio, Hrsg. Baus­sola, M., Bel­lavite, C. and Vivarelli, M. 245-266. Milan: Vita e Pen­si­ero.

  • Grisold, Andrea, Theine, Hendrik. 2018. Zur Ver­mittlung­s­rolle von Massenmedien und Öko­nomie am Thema „Ungleich­heit“. Die Piketty-Rezep­tion. Wirtschaft und Gesell­schaft, 44 (2), 181-208.

  • Hof­marcher, Paul, Crespo Cuaresma, Je­sus, Hu­mer, Stefan, Grün, Bet­tina, Moser, Math­ias. 2018. Bivari­ate joint­ness meas­ures in Bayesian Model Aver­aging: Solv­ing the conun­drum. Journal of Mac­roe­co­nom­ics

  • Kartal, Melis, Tre­mewan, James. 2018. An of­fer you can re­fuse: the ef­fect of trans­par­ency with en­do­gen­ous con­flict of in­terest. Journal of Pub­lic Eco­nom­ics, 161 (May), 44-55.

  • Klau­singer, Hansjörg. 2017. Das Öster­reichis­che In­sti­tut für Kon­junk­turforschung 1927 bis 1938: Wirtschafts­forschung und Wirtschaft­spolitik in der Er­sten Re­pub­lik. WI­FO-­Mon­ats­berichte (Öster­reichisches In­sti­tut für Wirtschafts­forschung), 90 (12), 935-940.

  • Mader, Kath­ar­ina, Smet, Koen, Theine, Hendrik, Hrsg. 2017. Öko­nomie breiter den­ken - Das 5-Sektoren­mod­ell. Kur­swech­sel 2/2017. Wien: Son­derzahl.

  • Mader, Kath­ar­ina, Smet, Koen, Theine, Hendrik. 2017. Ed­it­or­ial. Kur­swech­sel, 2017 (2), 3-5.

  • Paet­zel, Fa­bian, Saus­gruber, Rupert. 2018. Cog­nit­ive ab­il­ity and in-­group bias. Journal of Pub­lic Eco­nom­ics

  • Peev, Ev­geni. 2018. The Per­sist­ence of Profits in Bank­ing: An In­ter­na­tional Com­par­ison. Ap­plied Eco­nom­ics

  • Szücs, Florian. 2018. Re­search sub­sidies, in­dustry–uni­versity co­oper­a­tion and in­nov­a­tion. Re­search Policy (RP), 47 (7), 1256-1266.

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