This page is dedicated to the employees of the IHS, who will be introduced via short interviews on a monthly basis. The Interviews focus on the personal as well as the academic background of the people constituting the IHS. Older articles will be archived and are accessible on this page in the future. 

Karin Schönpflug

Karin Schönpflug is part of the competence center Security and Stability and recently published a study on gender pricing in Austria.

Marcel Fink

Marcel Fink, member of the research group Labour Market and Social Policy, works on issues of social policy in all its varieties and consequently deals with the question of what changes in social policy mean for social participation and inclusion.

Axel Sonntag

Axel Sonntag works as a senior researcher with Insight Austria in the field of behavioural economics.

Susanne Forstner

Susanne Forstner is part of the research group "European Governance and Public Finance" and currently involved in a EU-project that assesses the impacts of global trends on the tax system.

Sebastian Koch

Sebastian Koch works in the research group for Macroeconomics and Economic Policy and specializes in the issues of pricing and inflation.

Bianca Thaler

Bianca Thaler works in the field of Higher Education Research, in a current project she deals with the tracking of Students at nine Universities.

Jan Kluge

Jan Kluge studied economics in Dresden and focuses on issues regarding regional economy. Recently he published a Policy Brief dealing with regulations in the passenger transport business.

Markus Kraus

Markus Kraus is a member of IHS since 15 years and works at the research unit Health Economics and Health Policy. He is currently involved with an EU-funded project regarding integrated care for people with multimorbidity.

Nadia Steiber

Nadia Steiber joined the IHS at the beginning of 2018 and works in the research group in_Equality and Education on the topics of education, labor market and social inequality. At the moment she is involved in multiple projects including labor market integration of migrants in Austria and social progress in education and work.

Dagmar Rychnovská

Dagmar Rychnovská joined the IHS as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at the beginning of May 2018 and will be working for two years with the TSST research group. She holds a Ph.D. in International Relations and specializes in Security Studies.