ESS Round 8 coordinated by IHS

The second time in a row, the IHS represented by Johannes Pollak and Peter Grand was appointed as national coordinator for Round 8 of the European Social Survey. The fieldwork for round 8 will start in the summer and is funded by the Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy and the Federal Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection.

Further information: 

Project website ESS Austria

European Social Survey website

21 Jul 2016

HealthEcon presentations at EUHEA Conference in Hamburg

During the EUHEA Conference from July 13 -16 in Hamburg, members of the HealthEcon research group presented their research:

Thomas Czypionka chaired a session on hospital efficiency and gave a presentation on "The need for improving efficiency: Austrian hospitals under pressure". Monika Riedel chaired a session on mental and long term care and gave a presentation on "Access to psychotherapy in the community setting: Comparison of eight Austrian Bundesländer". Markus Kraus participated in their poster session with two projects.

Find their posters here:
Action Plans for Hepatitis
Long term care services for elderly
LTC services

21 Jul 2016

New Publication: The 2016 Austrian Presidential Election: A Tale of Three Divides

New article by IHS scholars Mario Gavenda and Resul Umit in the Journal Regional & Federal Studies:

The 2016 Austrian Presidential Election: A Tale of Three Divides

Article available online in the Journal Regional & Federal Studies (published online on July 18, 2016), print will follow in Volume 26, 2016.

19 Jul 2016

PAWCER – new research project at the IHS

The IHS research groups 'Labour Market and Social Policy' and 'European Integration' have been granted a joint grant by the FWF Wissenschaftsfonds to conduct comparative research on public attitudes to welfare, climate change and energy in the EU and Russia (PAWCER).
More information

12 Jul 2016

3rd ISA Forum of Sociology, July 10-14, Vienna, Austria

On July 11, 2016 Beate Littig was discussant at the ISA-Forum Plenary session 'Facing the Multiple Crises in Europe and Beyond'.
Find her statement here (pdf).

14 Jul 2016

Medium-term Economic Forecast for Austria 2016 - 2020

The IHS presents the medium-term economic forecast for Austria 2016 - 2020.

Press information of July 21, 2016 (pdf - in German)

21 Jul 2016

New IHS Working Papers in the Political Science Series

No. 141
Powersharing and Democratic Survival.
By Benjamin A.T. Graham, Michael K. Miller and IHS guest professor Kaare W. Strøm, Professor of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego.
Find the working paper in the IHS Repository IRIHS.

No. 142
The Electoral Authoritarian’s Subtle Toolkit: Evidence from Singapore.
By Netina Tan and IHS guest professor Bernard Grofman, Professor of Political Science and Jack W. Peltason Chair of Democracy Studies at the University of California, Irvine.
Find the working paper in the IHS Repository IRIHS.

12 Jul 2016

IHS consortium partner in H2020 PhD network

The Institute for Advanced Studies represented by Johannes Pollak will be one out of twenty consortium partners in a prestigious grant from Horizon 2020 to establish a PhD network on the EU’s post-crisis legitimacy

More information

07 Jul 2016

IHS Annual Report 2015

IHS announces that the Institute's Annual Report for 2015 is now available online.

03 Jun 2016

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Michael O’Flaherty (European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights)

17:00 - 18:30, IHS, Lecture Room E02

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Organizers: Gabriel Lee (Regensburg and IHS), David Andolfatto (FRB St. Louis and SFU) and Martin...

09:00 - 19:00, IHS, Lecture Room E02

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Organizers: Gabriel Lee (Regensburg and IHS), David Andolfatto (FRB St. Louis and SFU) and Martin...

09:00 - 19:00, IHS, Lecture Room E02

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