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WU Researchers

Some 1,600 academic staff members are currently doing research at WU, including teaching and research associates, post-doctoral researchers, assistant and associate professors, and full professors. Their combined academic output amounts to over 1,100 academic publications per year, from book chapters to journal articles. See our  FIDES research database for an overview of all WU researchers and their publications.

In March 2016, WU introduced the Researcher of the Month series. Below you can find an overview of our recent Researchers of the Month:

Tax avoidance in government-owned companies

Video Eva Eberhartinger

Eva Eberhartinger

The media reports almost daily on tax scandals involving multinational corporations. A current study by WU Professor Eva Eberhartinger shows that not even government-owned companies are always model taxpayers. The study’s results show that these companies also need incentives to prevent tax avoidance.

Review: An overview of all awarded researchers