Dr. Klaus Weyerstraß takes over as head of the IHS Research Group for Regional Science and Environmental Research as of October 1.

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The #TrUSD22 conference took place on 22 September and was dedicated toward science and democracy education. Erich Griessler and Johannes Starkbaum…

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Robitopia is a game developed as part of a research project that dealt with the question of how to increase STEM interest among children.

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On September 15, Julia Studencki was appointed Secretary General of IHS and is thus responsible for the commercial management of the research…

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Energy crisis: inflation, recession, welfare loss

The crisis on the gas markets is having a severe impact on the German economy.
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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…

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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…

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Katrin Auel and Resul Umit have been awarded for the best article in the Journal of Contemporary European Studies.

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In a new article for the IHS Blog, Michael Keinprecht and Marcel Seifert discuss how biases can help to save energy.

 

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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…

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Last week Governor Christopher J. Waller gave a speech on the economic outlook at the Annual Vienna Macroeconomics Workshop. The recording ist now…

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An Invitation to Tender (ITT) for European Social Survey (ESS) Round 11 fieldwork in Austria was launched on 12 September 2022.

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Robert Braun and Richard Randell published a paper on Automobility Studies in The Palgrave Encyclopedia of the Possible.

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Since July 27, 2022, the Austrian parliament has explicitly stipulated that studies commissioned by the public sector and financed with taxpayers'…

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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…

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Different consumption patterns mean that the prices of some groups of goods have a stronger impact on household inflation than others.

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A new book by Angela Wroblewski and Rachel Palmen deals with overcoming the challenge of structural change in research organisations.

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The Institute for Advanced Studies will be involved in the preparation of the Joint Economic Forecast in the next four years.

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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…

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High inflation and the turmoil resulting from the war against Ukraine are slowing down the global economic recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Behavioral economics experiment shows that information about financial or environmental impact increases sustainable investments.

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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…

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In the first granting meeting of 2022, the Governing Board of the Oesterreichische Nationalbank approved the financing of 19 research projects,…

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Historically high inflation and upheavals resulting from the war are dampening the recovery of the global economy. Weak growth of Austrian economy…

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Hypercholesterolemia is a major risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, which may lead to premature death or a reduction in…

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Ines Fortin and Jaroslava Hlouskova published a new Paper in the IHS Working Paper Series, dealing with prospect theory and asset allocation.

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In an IHS Policy Brief, Florian Spitzer, Kira Abstiens and Anna Walter explore how behavioural economics can help make information easier to…

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We are looking for participants for the GigClean study on working realities of platform-mediated domestic cleaners in Vienna.

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Karim Bekhtiar published a new IHS Working Paper on the issue of Robotization, Internal Migration and Rural Depopulation in Austria.

 

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In a joint statement, IHS and WIFO propose measures to combat the currently high inflation and its effects.

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Wie bei der Pressekonferenz „Energiewende als Wirtschaftsfaktor“ sowie in zugehörigen Presseaussendung des IHS von 7.6.2022 unmissverständlich…

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In a study funded by the BMK, IHS has calculated the economic effects of the expansion of biomass, biomethane, photovoltaics, hydropower and wind…

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IHS is currently looking for interviewees for a study on careers of female early-career researchers with care responsibilities during the COVID-19…

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Future Operations Platform members presented covid scenarios for fall 2022 in a press conference. An interdisciplinary approach is now critical for…

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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…

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To provide an overview on the current inflation developments, the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) has launched the IHS Price Monitor.

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IHS welcomes expressions of interest by postdoctoral researchers of any nationality, to apply jointly with an IHS host supervisor to the Marie…

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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…

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A new paper by Robert Braun (STST) and Richard Randell (Fellow) in the journal Applied Mobilities makes the case for conceptualizing automobility as a…

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Project description and information according to Art 26 and Art 14 DSGVO on the research project "Scientific support and cooperation in the field of…

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Priv. Doz. Dr. Katharina Gangl has been appointed Head of the Behavioural Economics (Insight Austria) research group at the Institute for Advanced…

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Christian Kimmich, Thomas König, Elisabeth Laa, Sarah Lappöhn and Martin Wagner address challenges that would arise from an acceleration of the energy…

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Martin Ertl, Susanne Forstner and Michael Reiter analyze the period 2016 to 2025 and provide recommendations for action based on an IHS study.

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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…

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After intensive preliminary discussions on the interim scientific management of IHS, the choice fell on Professor Emeritus of Economics Prof. Dr.…

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IHS economist Klaus Weyerstraß points out the challenges for the global economy arising from China's zero-covid policy. Globalization is likely to be…

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Robert Braun from the STST research group has been awarded a prestigious FWF grant funding his project "The phenomenology of automobility violence"…

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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…

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Shauna Stack and Erich Griessler discuss the impacts of climate assemblies in Ireland, France, Germany and Scotland in a new IHS Working Paper.

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What has shaped the work of our institute in the past year? Our annual report provides an insight into the most important activities.

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The PERISCOPE research project invites bids to conduct country-specific analyses for the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A current Policy Brief, authored by Thomas Czypionka and Siegfried Eisenberg, analyzes the currently available studies on the SARS-CoV-2 variant…

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War in Ukraine weighs on upswing

 

The war in Ukraine and the sanctions imposed on Russia are weighing on the global economy. The sharp increase in…

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This week, IHS senior researcher Robert Braun spoke at the Cycling & Society Annual Symposium on Cycling and Trauma about "Ontological Trauma" as a…

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IHS behavioral economist Katharina Gangl gave a keynote speech on the energy transition at a discussion event organized by the ZEIT publishing house.

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A current Policy Brief propses a new measure to combat rising energy cost: a transfer payment that is inversely proportional to the motor-related…

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The proposal for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Postdoctoral Fellowship, submitted together with IHS Fellow Elaheh Mohammadi has been acceppted.

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A current IHS Policy Brief estimates the economic consequences of the war in Ukraine and the sanctions against Russia.

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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…

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In today's talk with media representatives, IHS economists presented data on the economic impact of the war in Ukraine.

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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…

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"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…

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In a digital certificate ceremony on March 2, 2022, the Institute for Advanced Studies was awarded the state's Family Friendliness Seal of Approval.

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A recent IHS Policy Brief by Johannes Starkbaum, Thomas König and Klaus Taschwer reflects on the challenges of science communication in Austria and…

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IHS welcomes expressions of interest by postdoctoral researchers of any nationality, to apply jointly with an IHS host supervisor to the Marie…

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Alexander Lang and Elisabeth Frankus are among the authors of a recently published study on the perspective of patients and bereaved on "good dying".

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As part of the DigiTyps research project, management and HR managers as well as employee representatives in companies and institutions are surveyed on…

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AIT, JR and wiiw join the memorandum of understanding by IHS and WIFO, thereby fostering 16 principles of research integrity for publicy financed…

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IHS conducted a study on the internationalization of higher education institutions in Austria, commissioned by the Austrian Science Council. The full…

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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…

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First results of the AI Social Design Thinking Lab research project show what hinders SMEs and start-ups in the application of AI systems.

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The first pig heart transplant is not only a medical milestone, but also raises a number of social and ethical issues.

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A multidisciplinary team of over 30 scientists from across Europe has come together to issue a statement on combating the omicron variant of…

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IHS published its new equality plan and is committed to actively working against all forms of discrimination.

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We thank all partners, stakeholders and visitors for the support and interest in our work throughout the year.

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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…

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The current Health System Watch discusses nudging and other behavioral science tools in social insurance and health care.

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Upswing continues despite inflation and coronavirus risks

 

With an expected growth of 4.3%, the recovery of the Austrian economy from the…

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Kerstin Grosch, together with Co-Author Holger A. Rau, gave an interview on Gender differences in leader’s compliant behaviour in the legal journal…

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IHS researcher Erich Griessler gave a presentation on ethic, social and legal aspects of research proposals in the field of personal medicine.

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Alexander Lang and Elisabeth Frankus together with Katharina Heimerl published an integrative review in Social Science & Medicine on how caregivers in…

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A consortium of 28 scientists, including IHS health economist Thomas Czypionka, have presented a long-term strategy for containing the COVID-19…

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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…

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Martin Ertl joined IHS in May 2021 speaks about his works as an economist and the challenges of economic forecasting in his Spotlight interview.

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Ines Fortin, Jaroslava Hlouskova and Leopold Sögner published a new IHS Working Paper on financial instability and economic activity.

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IHS researcher Magdalena Wicher was awarded with the Evaluation Talent Award 2021 for her achievement in the evaluation of research- and technology…

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A new book in the Studienreihe Hochschulforschung has just been published, IHS researchers Martin Unger and Bianca Thaler are among co-editors.

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Jan Kluge and Lorenz Wimmer analysed Austrian Funding Institutions in a research report commissiond by the Ministry of Finance.

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IHS researcher Robert Braun was invited to talk at an event organized at the World Climate Change Conference (COP26) NGO observers’ event in Glasgow.

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Maria Köpping, a member of the IHS Research Group for Education and Employment, was awarded the Research Award Integration by the Austrian Integration…

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In his interview, Robert Braun talks about his work on post-automobility and why his recent habilitation at Masaryk University was significant not…

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For all those who could not attend yesterday's Heinrich Neisser Lecture with Jutta Allmendinger, the recording is now available on our YouTube…

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Crisis is gradually being overcome

The Corona pandemic still shapes the economic situation in Germany. A complete normalisation of contact-intensive…

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Robert Braun and Richard Randell published a new article on the issue of automobility in the high ranking social sciences journal Mobilities.

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Jesus Crespo Cuaresma, Jaroslava Hlouskova and Michael Obersteiner published a new article on agricultural commodity price dynamics in the Journal of…

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The IHS COVID19 survey 2021 is a scientific survey mapping attitudes, behavior and perceptions of the Austrian society during the Covid19 pandemic.

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Upswing with Obstacles

After the slump in economic output of 6.7 % last year, caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Austrian economy has gained…

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Jaroslava Hlouskova and Peter Tsigaris published the article "Capital income taxation under full loss offset provisions of a prospect theory investor"…

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The risk of developing dementia increases with age. Parallel to this, life expectancy in our society is increasing. This combination is leading to a…

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A recent Eurydice report, to which IHS contributed, examines the situation around adult education and training in Europe.

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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.

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On September 20, to mark World Alzheimer's Day, IHS will present a recent study that looks at the economic costs of dementia.

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Robert Braun has been invited to talk on a panel about Urban Solutions and Smart City Development at the Forum on Building Sustainable Democracies.

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IHS mourns the loss of its long-time Vice President Caspar Einem and thanks him for his service to the Institute.

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The current Health System Watch addresses the intersection of primary care and home care and identifies areas for improvement.

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Researchers at the Institute for Advanced Studies and Karmasin Research&Identity have conducted a study to determine who the relevant stakeholders are…

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Susanne Forstner, Zuzana Molnarova and Mario Steiner have simulated the effects of transferring the Austrian education guarantee to Germany.

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A new article in the IHS Working Paper Series investigate the willingness of street hawkers in Accra to exit their trade when offered viable…

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IHS welcomes the proposed amendment of the Federal Statistics Act 2000 and the Research Organization Act.

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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.

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Austria participated in the European Social Survey (ESS) from the beginning and wants to celebrate the 20th anniversary in the ESS with an edited…

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Economy overcomes coronavirus shock

With the successful fight against the coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent easing of restrictions, the global…

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A study with IHS participation shows that antigen tests rapidly indicate viral infestation: both in the early stages of infection, at the onset of…

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The upcoming workshop for labor market economics will take place at IHS on 5 November. Submission of papers or abstracts is possible until 30…

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Based on the proposals of the selection committee, the IHS board of trustees of has decided to start negotiations with the renowned economist Lars…

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The Roman Herzog Institute (RHI) today honored three young scientists who show how the social market economy can be further developed in the 21st…

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Strong economic upswing in Austria

With the successful fight against the coronavirus pandemic, the Austrian economy gained strong momentum in spring.

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In an essay competition organized by the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW), Thomas König and Michael Stampfer won third prize.

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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…

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A new IHS Working paper deals with the relation between taxes and corporate leverage, using variation in state corporate income tax rates.

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The current Health System Watch issue deals with opportunities and use cases of artificial intelligence in healthcare.

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Consequences of gambling addiction, care from a macroeconomic perspective and the upcoming economic forecast are among the current IHS Newsletters…

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IHS Researcher Michael Miess and IHS Fellow Sebastian Poledna are among the winners of the "Rebuilding Macroeconomics Complexity Prize". On Friday, 21

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In an IHS Policy Brief, Monika Riedel outlines an expansion of long-term care capacities as a possible contribution to a coping strategy for the…

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In a research report commissioned by ÖBAG, Hermann Kuschej, Hanspeter Hanreich and Alexander Schnabl write about the financial and economic effects of…

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The research project "DigiTyps" deals with the deconstruction of gender stereotypes in occupational profiles and training concepts in the digital…

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Isabella Juen is a sociologist and has been part of the institute since 2018. In addition to her part-time position at IHS, she works as a project…

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In a current research report, Kerstin Plank, Alexander Schnabl and Lorenz Wimmer deal with the idea of a carbon tax as an instrument to reduce CO2…

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The coronavirus not only influences the working situation at IHS, but also has an impact on the scientific work of the institute. What are the effects…

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Thomas Czypionka and Miriam Reiss wrote a book chapter on the different approaches to handling the COVID-19 Crisis in Germany, Austria and…

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The Perspective on "Good Dying" of those Affected

 

Katharina Heimerl, Barbara Egger, Patrick Schuchter and Klaus Wegleitner have edited the…

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The IHS High-Frequency Monitor (IHS Monitor) accurately captures current economic activity and makes it available to the public.

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In a new blog post, Judith Engleder and Robert Jühlke deal with spatial inequalities and the price of a short commute among students in Austria.

 

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In a new paper, Stefan Vogtenhuber and Nadia Steiber deal with the impact of occupational structures on ethnic and gendered employment gaps.

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Pandemic delays upswing –Demography slows growth

 

In their spring report, the leading economic research institutes forecast an increase in gross…

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Our annual report 2020 is now online. It reflects on the past year, which was mainly marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, and gives insights into current…

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The deadline for the call for applications to fill the position of scientific director of IHS expired on 22 March. In the meantime, the selection…

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Economy Back on Growth Track

 

Progress in the fight against the Corona pandemic is supporting the recovery of the global economy. With the global…

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The next economic forecast will be presented on 26 March, 10.30 am in an online live stream.

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On October 11, 1983, Heinrich Neisser, then a 47-year-old member of the Austrian Parliament, was elected to the Board of Trustees of IHS at a general…

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Our new online folder provides a comprehensive overview of the research diversity of the IHS.

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In a press talk organized by "Diskurs. Das Wissenschaftsnetz", IHS researchers Stefan Vogtenhuber and Nadia Steiber talked about how the pandemic…

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In a IHS Working Paper, jointly written with several co-authors, IHS-Fellow Brigitte Hochmuth evaluates Hartz IV and the Decline of German…

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A new IHS Policy Brief deals with the role, behavioral sciences can have in mitigating the consequences of a pandemic.

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Christian Kimmich is part of the IHS research group Regional Science and Environmental Research, newly formed in 2021, and focuses on environmental…

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A paper for the COVID-19 Future Operations Plattform gives a first assessment of and possible solutions to the problems, schools are facing in times…

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The IHS research group Science, Technology and Social Transformation is part of a fteval working group that centers on the impact of Austrian Research…

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In a new IHS Working Paper, Karim Bekhtiar, Benjamin Bittschi and Richard Sellner deal with the effects of robotization on productivity and wages.

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The IHS research group Insight Austria published a research report on an behavioral economic field experiment, designed to prevent littering in…

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The position of scientific director is now open for applications. Applications can be submitted until March 22.

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