Dr. Falk Ebinger
Building D2, Entrance B, Level 1, Room 1.328
+43/1/31336 - 5794
Falk Ebinger is Assistant Professor at the Department of Management's Institute for Public Management and Governance at Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Wien). He holds a M.A. in Public Policy & Management from the University of Konstanz, Germany and earned a doctorate (Dr.rer.soc.) at the Faculty for Social Science at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany. Before joining the WU he worked for several years as research fellow at the Chair for Public Administration & Regional Politics at Ruhr-University Bochum and as senior research fellow and substitute professor for Administrative Science at the Department of Politics and Public Administration at the University of Konstanz. He is alumnus of the Mercator Global Young Faculty and of Ruhr-University Bochum Research School. His academic work and research has been published in scholarly outlets such as International Review of Administrative Sciences, Local Government Studies, Politische Vierteljahresschrift as well as in numerous books and edited volumes.
Falk Ebinger's research interests lie within public sector research with an emphasis on institutionalization, performance and reform of public administrations on all administrative levels, multilevel governance, public finance and bureaucratic elites. Falk Ebinger engaged in more than a dozen third party funded research projects and is actively advising several state and local governments in Germany.
Organizational institutionalism; public administration; public management; agencification; local government; decentralization; subnational administration; performance evaluation, politicization; civil servants; core executives; administrative supervision, Verwaltungswissenschaft; Öffentliche Verwaltung; Landesverwaltung; Kommunalverwaltung; Dezentralisierung
Falk Ebinger teaches across a broad range of subject areas within public management and governance, public policy, public finances and research methods at undergraduate, graduate and executive level.
Courses Taught in Winter Term 2017/18
Research Projects and Publications
A comprehensive list of research projects Falk Ebinger is involved in as well as a list of his publications can be found in the FIDES documentation.
Selected publications are listed below:
Ebinger, Falk/Richter, Philipp (2015): Decentralizing for Performance? A second look at Functional Reforms in the German Länder. International Review of Administrative Sciences. Published online before print on October 19, 2015 as doi:10.1177/0020852315586916
Bogumil, Jörg/Ebinger, Falk (2014): Leistungsvergleiche zwischen Lernen und Kontrolle. Die Institutionalisierung von Innovation durch die Gemeindeprüfungsanstalt NRW. dms – der moderne staat – Zeitschrift für Public Policy, Recht und Management. Sonderheft 1: 125-140.
Ebinger, Falk (2013): Wege zur guten Bürokratie. Erklärungsansätze und Evidenz zur Leistungsfähigkeit öffentlicher Verwaltungen. Reihe Staatslehre und politische Verwaltung. Baden-Baden: Nomos.
Ebinger, Falk/Grohs, Stephan/Reiter, Renate (2011): The Performance of Decentralisation Strategies Compared. Local Government Studies 37 (5), S. 553-575.
Ebinger, Falk/Schmitt, Carina (2010): Alles eine Frage des Managements? Wie Autonomierechte die Handlungsfreiheit des administrativen Führungspersonals beeinflussen. PVS – Politische Vierteljahresschrift, Heft 51/1, S. 69-93.