Prof. Dr. Klaus Prettner
Department of Economics
Welthandelsplatz 1, building D4, floor 2
1020 Vienna, Austria
Courses in the current term: VVZ
In the past I have taught courses on macroeconomics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, the Vienna University of Technology, the University of Hohenheim, the University of Göttingen, der University of Aarhus, and Queen's University Belfast.
Together with David E. Bloom, I have authored the textbook Automation and Its Macroeconomic Consequences: Theory, Evidence, and Social Impacts. Students at the WU can access the chapters via a campus license here.
Bloom, D.E., Kuhn, M., Prettner, K. (2020). Modern Infectious Diseases: Macroeconomic Impacts and Policy Responses. Journal of Economic Literature (forthcoming). [link]
Chen, S., Prettner, K., Cao, B., Geldsetzer, P., Kuhn, M., Bloom, D.E., Bärnighausen, T., Wang, C. (2020). Revisiting the association between temperature and COVID-19 transmissibility across 117 countries. ERJ Open Research 6: 00550-2020 [Open Access]
Chen, S., Kuhn, M., Prettner, K., Bloom, D.E. (2019). Noncommunicable diseases attributable to tobacco use in China: macroeconomic burden and tobacco control policies. Health Affairs 38, 1832-1839. [link]
Chen, S., Kuhn, M., Prettner, K., Bloom, D.E. (2019). The global macroeconomic burden of road injuries: Estimates and projections for 166 countries. The Lancet Planetary Health 3, 390-398. [Open Access]
Fan V.Y., Bloom, D.E., Ogbuoji, O., Prettner, K., Yamey, G. (2018). Valuing health as development: going beyond gross domestic product. The BMJ 363:k4371. [Open Access]
Prettner, K. (2014). The non-monotonous impact of population growth on economic prosperity. Economics Letters 124, 93-95. [link]
Prettner, K. (2013). Population aging and endogenous economic growth. Journal of Population Economics 27/2, 811-834. [Open Access]