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America first? How patriotic rhetoric can boost (or harm) business performance

Patriotism is on the rise in the US at the moment, but the growing impact of nationalist, populist sentiment can also be felt in Europe. One striking aspect of these developments is that companies are…

Globally active companies hire more women

A current study conducted by WU researchers Alyssa Schneebaum and Carolina Lennon has shown that global firms hire a greater share of women for their full-time, permanent positions than domestic…

New models for better corporate credit ratings

Online reviews and ratings can be found almost everywhere in today’s world, especially when it comes to comparing hotels and restaurants. But ratings and reviews also play an important role in the…

EU regional funding influences voting behavior

In 2017 alone, the EU spent around € 53.5 billion on funding for European regions. These funds are intended to strengthen the regions’ economies and create jobs. A current study conducted by WU…

World's Largest Blockchain Competence Center approved in Vienna

Austria started developing blockchain expertise at a very early stage. The COMET Center (K1) Austrian Blockchain Center (ABC) aims to bundle comprehensive, interdisciplinary competencies in basic and…