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Severin Rapp, MSc.

Severin Rapp
Contact details

E-Mail: severin.rapp@wu.ac.at

Personal details

Severin Rapp is part of the scientific staff at the research institute "Economics of Inequality" and the Institute for Macroeconomics since October 2019. His doctoral research focuses on political economy, the welfare state and wealth redistribution. In research projects on these issues, he cooperated with the Ministry of Social Affairs and the City of Vienna. Severin holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the Vienna University of Economics and Business and an MSc in Comparative Social Policy from the University of Oxford.

  • Political economy

  • Welfare state

  • Wealth distribution

Recently completed projects
  • Wealth in Vienna
    Project BrieF

  • The cost of children - Methods and Bandwidths
    Project BrieF

Teaching in the ongoing semester

Severin Rapp in Winter term 2023/24


Journal article

2023 Rapp, Severin, Humer, Stefan. 2023. Wealth and Welfare: Do Private and Public Safety Nets Compensate for Asset Poverty?. Read more

Chapter in edited volume

2023 Rapp, Severin, Heitzmann, Karin. 2023. Armut, soziale Ausgrenzung und Wohnen In: Soziale Lage und Sozialpolitik in Österreich. Hrsg. Buxbaum, Adi, Filipic, Ursula, Pirklbauer, Sybille, Sokup, Nikolai, Wagner, Norman. Read more