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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...

Blockchain for science: better technical solutions, fewer barriers

From May 7 to 8, 2018, in­ter­na­tional ex­perts will be fo­cus­ing on the topic “Scien­ti­fic Pub­lish­ing on the Block­chain” at a UN con­fer­ence held at WU. The aim of this event is to co­ordin­ate in­ter­na­tional...

Corruption, tax evasion, pollution: What can corporations get away with?

In 2006, new le­gis­la­tion entered into force in Aus­tria that made it possible to hold cor­por­a­tions li­able for crim­inal acts. Be­fore that, crim­inal li­ab­il­ity had been lim­ited to nat­ural per­sons only,...

WU Best Paper Award 2017

Auch in diesem Jahr ver­lieh die WU ge­mein­sam mit der Stadt Wien die WU Best Pa­per Awards für heraus­ra­gende wis­senschaft­liche Leis­tun­gen. Zum Auftakt der Ver­an­stal­tung hielt WU-­Pro­fessor Georg...