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Karin Heitzmann

Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)
Institute for Social Policy
Room D4.3.258
Welthandelsplatz 1/D4
1020 Vienna


Karin Heitzmann is associate professor at the Institute of Social Policy at the Department of Socioeconomics, and (together with Wilfried Altzinger and Sigrid Stagl) director of the Research Institute Economics of Inequality (INEQ). After finishing her doctoral studies in Vienna, she worked as a consultant for the Social Protection Department of the World Bank in Washington D.C. She obtained her venia in socioeconomics from the Vienna University of Economics and Business.

Areas of research and teaching
  • Poverty

  • Inequality

  • Social Investment

  • Theoretical Foundations of Social Policy

Overview of research projects and publications

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Current classes

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Office hours by appointment