Read out

ArchiveRSS

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,…

Rich or poor? Looking into the future

The ready availability of worldwide demographic data on age, sex, and educational attainment is opening up new avenues for research. As part of research work carried out in cooperation with the…