A current study examines the links between economic policies put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic to support domestic businesses and subsequent…
February 03, 2023
In a two-part blog series, Andreas Huber and Thomas König explore the 60-year history of IHS.
January 27, 2023
The research group Regional Science and Environmental Research, headed by Klaus Weyerstrass, changed its name to Energy, Environment and Sustainable…
January 25, 2023
The results of the fourth wave of the "So geht's und heute" survey conducted by Statistik-Austria and IHS on a quarterly basis show that the economic…
January 20, 2023
A current IHS study discusses energy saving measures in the workplace from a behavioral point of view and presents empirical studies on the subject.
January 17, 2023
IHS is currently conducting a study as part of the AK-Digifonds funded project "Smart Working - Fostering Women in Leadership Positions".
January 12, 2023
Is skepticism about science particularly prevalent in Austria? This is one of the questions addressed in a recent IHS study. Interim results show that…
Jan Kluge, Sarah Lappöhn and Kerstin Plan indentify relevant indicators of TFP in EU countries during the recovery phase following the 2008/09…
January 10, 2023
Klaus Weyerstraß and Rijad Kovac analyze the effectiveness of different fiscal policies in the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina in a paper…
We thank all partners, stakeholders and friends for the support and interest in our work throughout the year.
December 21, 2022
The IHS Board of Trustees has decided to start negotiations with the renowned economist Prof. Dr. Holger Bonin to fill the position of scientific…
December 20, 2022
In 2022, real GDP in Austria is expected to have grown by 4.8 %.
December 15, 2022
A recent IHS Policy Brief provides several recommendations for the prevention of plagiarism at Austrian universities and higher education…
December 13, 2022
An IHS study funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research deals with plagiarism prevention and control at Austrian…
December 12, 2022
In order to generate ideas for a new look for the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) and to support young graphic designers, a competition was held…
December 07, 2022
In cooperation with the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna three young artists currently portrait their work at the Palais Strozzi until next year.
November 30, 2022
As part of the research project "Digityps", researchers from the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) and L&R Social Research have been examining the…
November 23, 2022
Elisabeth Laa works in the research group for regional science and environmental research, primarily on projects in the context of renewable energies…
November 22, 2022
On behalf of the Austrian Integration Fund, IHS conducted an analysis of migrant economies in Vienna between January and October 2021. The research…
November 15, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the vulnerability of vital structures in society in many areas. This is the starting point for the EU-funded…
November 11, 2022
A current IHS study, commissioned by the City of Vienna, deals with the city's Photovoltaics Initiative and the accompanying opportunities and…
November 10, 2022
In a new open access paper published in journal The Learning Organization, members of the IHS research group for Science, Technology and Social…
A current IHS Policy Brief discusses the framework conditions under which the expansion of renewable energy sources
October 27, 2022
This year's workshop for Labor Market Economics will take place on 4 November at the Central European University in Vienna.
October 27, 2022
As part of a project consortium, IHS successfully took part in the ERA PerMed Joint Transnational Call for Proposals 2022.
October 20, 2022
Students who hardly take any exams are a challenge for politics and universities. A current IHS study deals with the issue.
October 19, 2022
IHS research group Science Technology and Social Transformation contributed to the recently published book “Putting Responsible Research and…
October 18, 2022
Based on the regularly conducted survey "So geht's uns heute", quarterly reports on the social consequences of the crisis in Austria are prepared at…
October 11, 2022
The severe rise in inflation, exacerbated by the war against Ukraine, and high uncertainty weigh on…
October 06, 2022
Dr. Klaus Weyerstraß takes over as head of the IHS Research Group for Regional Science and Environmental Research as of October 1.
October 04, 2022
The #TrUSD22 conference took place on 22 September and was dedicated toward science and democracy education. Erich Griessler and Johannes Starkbaum…
Robitopia is a game developed as part of a research project that dealt with the question of how to increase STEM interest among children.
September 30, 2022
On September 15, Julia Studencki was appointed Secretary General of IHS and is thus responsible for the commercial management of the research…
September 29, 2022
The Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) is planning to renew its logo and is launching an open ideas competition. A total of 2,500 euros in prize…
September 23, 2022
IHS will receive a base grant of EUR 4,050,000 for 2022-24. The Institute's management would like to thank the OeNB for its trust and its scientists…
September 22, 2022
Katrin Auel and Resul Umit have been awarded for the best article in the Journal of Contemporary European Studies.
September 21, 2022
In a new article for the IHS Blog, Michael Keinprecht and Marcel Seifert discuss how biases can help to save energy.
September 20, 2022
The annual conference of the Society for Higher Education Research (GfHf) convenes for the 17th time this year and takes place under the motto "New…
September 14, 2022
Last week Governor Christopher J. Waller gave a speech on the economic outlook at the Annual Vienna Macroeconomics Workshop. The recording ist now…
September 12, 2022
An Invitation to Tender (ITT) for European Social Survey (ESS) Round 11 fieldwork in Austria was launched on 12 September 2022.
Robert Braun and Richard Randell published a paper on Automobility Studies in The Palgrave Encyclopedia of the Possible.
August 30, 2022
Since July 27, 2022, the Austrian parliament has explicitly stipulated that studies commissioned by the public sector and financed with taxpayers'…
August 29, 2022
A new research report by the IHS research group for Health Economics and Health Policy deals with the effects of telemedicine on several areas of…
August 24, 2022
Different consumption patterns mean that the prices of some groups of goods have a stronger impact on household inflation than others.
August 09, 2022
A new book by Angela Wroblewski and Rachel Palmen deals with overcoming the challenge of structural change in research organisations.
August 01, 2022
The Institute for Advanced Studies will be involved in the preparation of the Joint Economic Forecast in the next four years.
July 28, 2022
A current IHS Policy Brief deals with the question of how behavioral science can support the reduction of energy consumption and the use of renewable…
July 27, 2022
High inflation and the turmoil resulting from the war against Ukraine are slowing down the global economic recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic.
July 21, 2022
Behavioral economics experiment shows that information about financial or environmental impact increases sustainable investments.
July 19, 2022
In a new blog post, IHS senior researcher Robert Braun argues that automobility should be treated as a health hazard and dealt with in the same way as…
July 15, 2022
In the first granting meeting of 2022, the Governing Board of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank approved the financing of 19 research projects,…
July 14, 2022
Historically high inflation and upheavals resulting from the war are dampening the recovery of the global economy. Weak growth of Austrian economy…
June 30, 2022
Hypercholesterolemia is a major risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, which may lead to premature death or a reduction in…
June 23, 2022
Ines Fortin and Jaroslava Hlouskova published a new Paper in the IHS Working Paper Series, dealing with prospect theory and asset allocation.
June 21, 2022
In an IHS Policy Brief, Florian Spitzer, Kira Abstiens and Anna Walter explore how behavioural economics can help make information easier to…
June 20, 2022
We are looking for participants for the GigClean study on working realities of platform-mediated domestic cleaners in Vienna.
June 14, 2022
Karim Bekhtiar published a new IHS Working Paper on the issue of Robotization, Internal Migration and Rural Depopulation in Austria.
June 13, 2022
In a joint statement, IHS and WIFO propose measures to combat the currently high inflation and its effects.
June 08, 2022
Wie bei der Pressekonferenz „Energiewende als Wirtschaftsfaktor“ sowie in zugehörigen Presseaussendung des IHS von 7.6.2022 unmissverständlich…
In a study funded by the BMK, IHS has calculated the economic effects of the expansion of biomass, biomethane, photovoltaics, hydropower and wind…
June 07, 2022
IHS is currently looking for interviewees for a study on careers of female early-career researchers with care responsibilities during the COVID-19…
May 31, 2022
Future Operations Platform members presented covid scenarios for fall 2022 in a press conference. An interdisciplinary approach is now critical for…
May 24, 2022
The International Nurses Day has again put the spotlight on the lack of adequate care for - mostly older - persons in need of care, even in…
May 18, 2022
To provide an overview on the current inflation developments, the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) has launched the IHS Price Monitor.
IHS welcomes expressions of interest by postdoctoral researchers of any nationality, to apply jointly with an IHS host supervisor to the Marie…
May 16, 2022
IHS updated its current prognoses of the inflation development. Mainly due to high enery costs, inflation will rise to 6.3 percent in 2022 and 3,9…
May 12, 2022
A new paper by Robert Braun (STST) and Richard Randell (Fellow) in the journal Applied Mobilities makes the case for conceptualizing automobility as a…
May 11, 2022
Project description and information according to Art 26 and Art 14 DSGVO on the research project "Scientific support and cooperation in the field of…
Priv. Doz. Dr. Katharina Gangl has been appointed Head of the Behavioural Economics (Insight Austria) research group at the Institute for Advanced…
May 06, 2022
Christian Kimmich, Thomas König, Elisabeth Laa, Sarah Lappöhn and Martin Wagner address challenges that would arise from an acceleration of the energy…
April 29, 2022
Martin Ertl, Susanne Forstner and Michael Reiter analyze the period 2016 to 2025 and provide recommendations for action based on an IHS study.
April 26, 2022
On the subject of the eco-social tax reform 2022, Michael Reiter, Martin Ertl, Susanne Forstner and Eva Garcia-Moran analyzed the tax reforms and the…
April 25, 2022
After intensive preliminary discussions on the interim scientific management of IHS, the choice fell on Professor Emeritus of Economics Prof. Dr.…
April 13, 2022
IHS economist Klaus Weyerstraß points out the challenges for the global economy arising from China's zero-covid policy. Globalization is likely to be…
April 12, 2022
Robert Braun from the STST research group has been awarded a prestigious FWF grant funding his project "The phenomenology of automobility violence"…
April 11, 2022
On the occasion of this year's World Health Day, the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) presents results on obesity and overweight in Austria based…
April 07, 2022
Shauna Stack and Erich Griessler discuss the impacts of climate assemblies in Ireland, France, Germany and Scotland in a new IHS Working Paper.
March 31, 2022
What has shaped the work of our institute in the past year? Our annual report provides an insight into the most important activities.
March 30, 2022
The PERISCOPE research project invites bids to conduct country-specific analyses for the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 28, 2022
A current Policy Brief, authored by Thomas Czypionka and Siegfried Eisenberg, analyzes the currently available studies on the SARS-CoV-2 variant…
March 28, 2022
The war in Ukraine and the sanctions imposed on Russia are weighing on the global economy. The sharp increase in…
March 25, 2022
This week, IHS senior researcher Robert Braun spoke at the Cycling & Society Annual Symposium on Cycling and Trauma about "Ontological Trauma" as a…
March 24, 2022
IHS behavioral economist Katharina Gangl gave a keynote speech on the energy transition at a discussion event organized by the ZEIT publishing house.
A current Policy Brief propses a new measure to combat rising energy cost: a transfer payment that is inversely proportional to the motor-related…
March 23, 2022
The proposal for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Postdoctoral Fellowship, submitted together with IHS Fellow Elaheh Mohammadi has been acceppted.
March 22, 2022
A current IHS Policy Brief estimates the economic consequences of the war in Ukraine and the sanctions against Russia.
March 16, 2022
The Institute for Advanced Studies mourns the death of its long-time member of the Board of Trustees, Erhard Busek. Busek was elected to the IHS Board…
March 15, 2022
In today's talk with media representatives, IHS economists presented data on the economic impact of the war in Ukraine.
March 11, 2022
A recent publication, co-authored by Thomas Czypionka, deals with a risk assessment of COVID-19 epidemic resurgence in relation to SARS-CoV-2 variants…
March 09, 2022
"The situation of women has improved significantly in many areas in recent years, which can also be seen as a success of women's and equality policy…
March 08, 2022
In a digital certificate ceremony on March 2, 2022, the Institute for Advanced Studies was awarded the state's Family Friendliness Seal of Approval.
March 02, 2022
A recent IHS Policy Brief by Johannes Starkbaum, Thomas König and Klaus Taschwer reflects on the challenges of science communication in Austria and…
March 01, 2022
February 23, 2022
Alexander Lang and Elisabeth Frankus are among the authors of a recently published study on the perspective of patients and bereaved on "good dying".
February 09, 2022
As part of the DigiTyps research project, management and HR managers as well as employee representatives in companies and institutions are surveyed on…
February 01, 2022
AIT, JR and wiiw join the memorandum of understanding by IHS and WIFO, thereby fostering 16 principles of research integrity for publicy financed…
January 28, 2022
IHS conducted a study on the internationalization of higher education institutions in Austria, commissioned by the Austrian Science Council. The full…
January 25, 2022
A current IHS study analyzes the effects of Youth-Coaching a program that focusses on young people who are at risk of dropping out of school or…
January 18, 2022
First results of the AI Social Design Thinking Lab research project show what hinders SMEs and start-ups in the application of AI systems.
January 17, 2022
The first pig heart transplant is not only a medical milestone, but also raises a number of social and ethical issues.
January 14, 2022
A multidisciplinary team of over 30 scientists from across Europe has come together to issue a statement on combating the omicron variant of…
January 13, 2022
IHS published its new equality plan and is committed to actively working against all forms of discrimination.
December 17, 2021
A recent IHS study on the costs of dementia provides a comprehensive picture of expenditures both in the health care system and for society as a…
The current Health System Watch discusses nudging and other behavioral science tools in social insurance and health care.
December 16, 2021
With an expected growth of 4.3%, the recovery of the Austrian economy from the…
December 15, 2021
Kerstin Grosch, together with Co-Author Holger A. Rau, gave an interview on Gender differences in leader’s compliant behaviour in the legal journal…
December 14, 2021
IHS researcher Erich Griessler gave a presentation on ethic, social and legal aspects of research proposals in the field of personal medicine.
Alexander Lang and Elisabeth Frankus together with Katharina Heimerl published an integrative review in Social Science & Medicine on how caregivers in…
December 13, 2021
A consortium of 28 scientists, including IHS health economist Thomas Czypionka, have presented a long-term strategy for containing the COVID-19…
December 09, 2021
Rudolf Winter-Ebmer, Mario Lackner and Uwe Sunde analyzed the underlying channels of intensified social unrest in regard to COVID-19 in a new Working…
Martin Ertl joined IHS in May 2021 speaks about his works as an economist and the challenges of economic forecasting in his Spotlight interview.
December 07, 2021
Ines Fortin, Jaroslava Hlouskova and Leopold Sögner published a new IHS Working Paper on financial instability and economic activity.
November 30, 2021
IHS researcher Magdalena Wicher was awarded with the Evaluation Talent Award 2021 for her achievement in the evaluation of research- and technology…
November 26, 2021
A new book in the Studienreihe Hochschulforschung has just been published, IHS researchers Martin Unger and Bianca Thaler are among co-editors.
November 19, 2021
Jan Kluge and Lorenz Wimmer analysed Austrian Funding Institutions in a research report commissiond by the Ministry of Finance.
November 12, 2021
IHS researcher Robert Braun was invited to talk at an event organized at the World Climate Change Conference (COP26) NGO observers’ event in Glasgow.
November 09, 2021
Maria Köpping, a member of the IHS Research Group for Education and Employment, was awarded the Research Award Integration by the Austrian Integration…
October 25, 2021
In his interview, Robert Braun talks about his work on post-automobility and why his recent habilitation at Masaryk University was significant not…
October 19, 2021
For all those who could not attend yesterday's Heinrich Neisser Lecture with Jutta Allmendinger, the recording is now available on our YouTube…
October 14, 2021
The Corona pandemic still shapes the economic situation in Germany. A complete normalisation of contact-intensive…
Robert Braun and Richard Randell published a new article on the issue of automobility in the high ranking social sciences journal Mobilities.
October 12, 2021
Jesus Crespo Cuaresma, Jaroslava Hlouskova and Michael Obersteiner published a new article on agricultural commodity price dynamics in the Journal of…
October 11, 2021
The IHS COVID19 survey 2021 is a scientific survey mapping attitudes, behavior and perceptions of the Austrian society during the Covid19 pandemic.
October 10, 2021
After the slump in economic output of 6.7 % last year, caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Austrian economy has gained…
October 09, 2021
Jaroslava Hlouskova and Peter Tsigaris published the article "Capital income taxation under full loss offset provisions of a prospect theory investor"…
September 27, 2021
The risk of developing dementia increases with age. Parallel to this, life expectancy in our society is increasing. This combination is leading to a…
September 20, 2021
A recent Eurydice report, to which IHS contributed, examines the situation around adult education and training in Europe.
September 17, 2021
On 14 September 2021, the kick-off meeting of the project “AI Social Design Thinking Lab” (ATCZ271 – AI SDT-LAB) took place in a hybrid format.
September 15, 2021
On September 20, to mark World Alzheimer's Day, IHS will present a recent study that looks at the economic costs of dementia.
September 14, 2021
Robert Braun has been invited to talk on a panel about Urban Solutions and Smart City Development at the Forum on Building Sustainable Democracies.
September 13, 2021
IHS mourns the loss of its long-time Vice President Caspar Einem and thanks him for his service to the Institute.
September 10, 2021
The current Health System Watch addresses the intersection of primary care and home care and identifies areas for improvement.
September 09, 2021
Researchers at the Institute for Advanced Studies and Karmasin Research&Identity have conducted a study to determine who the relevant stakeholders are…
August 25, 2021
Susanne Forstner, Zuzana Molnarova and Mario Steiner have simulated the effects of transferring the Austrian education guarantee to Germany.
August 19, 2021
A new article in the IHS Working Paper Series investigate the willingness of street hawkers in Accra to exit their trade when offered viable…
August 11, 2021
IHS welcomes the proposed amendment of the Federal Statistics Act 2000 and the Research Organization Act.
August 10, 2021
More than 30 scientists have taken a look at the future of the COVID-19. The conclusion: The virus and its effects will be with us for a long time.
August 03, 2021
Austria participated in the European Social Survey (ESS) from the beginning and wants to celebrate the 20th anniversary in the ESS with an edited…
July 28, 2021
With the successful fight against the coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent easing of restrictions, the global…
July 21, 2021
A study with IHS participation shows that antigen tests rapidly indicate viral infestation: both in the early stages of infection, at the onset of…
July 14, 2021
The upcoming workshop for labor market economics will take place at IHS on 5 November. Submission of papers or abstracts is possible until 30…
July 06, 2021
Based on the proposals of the selection committee, the IHS board of trustees of has decided to start negotiations with the renowned economist Lars…
June 30, 2021
The Roman Herzog Institute (RHI) today honored three young scientists who show how the social market economy can be further developed in the 21st…
With the successful fight against the coronavirus pandemic, the Austrian economy gained strong momentum in spring.
June 24, 2021
In an essay competition organized by the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW), Thomas König and Michael Stampfer won third prize.
June 22, 2021
Is there a need for a designated center for queer youth in Vienna? IHS is currently addressing this question in a research project for the City of…
June 18, 2021
A new IHS Working paper deals with the relation between taxes and corporate leverage, using variation in state corporate income tax rates.
June 16, 2021
The current Health System Watch issue deals with opportunities and use cases of artificial intelligence in healthcare.
June 07, 2021
Consequences of gambling addiction, care from a macroeconomic perspective and the upcoming economic forecast are among the current IHS Newsletters…
June 02, 2021