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Univ.-Prof. Dr. Klaus Prettner


Department für Volkswirtschaft
Welthandelsplatz 1, Gebäude D4, 2. OG
1020 Wien, Österreich

Telefon: +43(1)31336-6586
Fax: +43(1)31336-90-6586

Ich bin Professor für Volkswirtschaftslehre an der Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien. Hier finden Sie Informationen über meine Forschung und Lehre sowie meinen Lebenslauf.


Ausgewählte Publikationen

  • Krenz, A., Prettner, K., Strulik, H. (2021). Robots, reshoring, and the lot of low-skilled workers. European Economic Review (forthcoming).

  • Bloom, D.E., Kuhn, M., Prettner, K. (2021). Modern Infectious Diseases: Macroeconomic Impacts and Policy Responses. Journal of Economic Literature (forthcoming). [link]

  • Bloom, D.E., Khoury, A., Kufenko, V., Prettner, K. (2021). Spurring Economic Growth through Human Development: Research Results and Guidance for Policymakers. Population and Development Review (forthcoming). [link] [WP]

  • Chen, S. Prettner, K., Kuhn, M., Geldsetzer, P., Wang, C., Bärnighausen, T., Bloom, D.E., (2021). Climate and the spread of COVID-19. Scientific Reports 11, 9042. [link]

  • Prettner, K., Strulik, H. (2020). Innovation, Automation, and Inequality: Policy Challenges in the Race Against the Machine. Journal of Monetary Economics 116, 249-265. [Open Access]

  • Bloom, D.E., Kuhn, M., Prettner, K. (2020). The contribution of female health to economic development. The Economic Journal 130, 1650-1677. [Open Access]

  • Hof, F. X., Prettner, K. (2019). The quest for status and R&D-based growth. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 162, 290-307. [link] [WP]

  • 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]

  • 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., Werner, K. (2016). Why it pays off to pay us well: The impact of basic research on economic growth and welfare. Research Policy 45, 1075-1090. [link] [WP]

  • Kuhn, M., Prettner, K. (2016). Growth and welfare effects of health care in knowledge-based economies. Journal of Health Economics 46, 100-119. [link] [WP]

  • Prettner, K., Canning, D. (2014). Increasing life expectancy and optimal retirement in general equilibrium. Economic Theory 56, 191-217. [link] [WP]

  • Strulik, H., Prettner, K., Prskawetz, A. (2013). The Past and Future of Knowledge-based Growth. Journal of Economic Growth 18, 411-437. [link] [WP]

  • Grafeneder-Weissteiner, T., Prettner, K. (2013). Agglomeration and Demographic Change. Journal of Urban Economics 74, 1-11. [link] [WP]