IHS Newsletter November

Webinar: Tax vs. Social Fraud on 16.11.2021

In the area of tax behavior and the use of social benefits, the social dilemma between social solidarity and individual benefit optimization is particularly evident. Experts from IHS and BMF discuss how tax and social fraud affect society and what can be done about it. Take part and join the discussion at our webinar!

New study on the employment situation of graduates from vocational universities

Valsta Zucha, Judith Engleder, and David Binder examine the employment situation of graduates from vocational universities in a study commissioned by the Lower Austrian federal government. Not only was the current employment situation examined, but also the adequacy of the occupational position, the "matching" of the acquired and required competencies as well as the transition to professional careers.

Spotlight: Robert Braun

Robert Braun is a Senior Researcher at IHS and active in the research group Science, Technology and Societal Transformation. He is currently working on the concept of post-automobility and recently received his habilitation at Masaryk University in Brno. We recently interviewed Braun for the Spotlight series.

News Highlights

Presentation: Winter forecast of the Austrian economy

On December 15, 2021, the next economic forecast of the Austrian economy will take place at the IHS.

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Research Award:  IHS Researcher Maria Köpping  Awarded for Master's Thesis

Maria Köpping, a member of the Research Group Education and Employment, was awarded the Integration Research Prize by the Austrian Integration Fund (ÖIF) for her master's thesis “(Über-)nächster Halt – Lehre? Eine qualitative Analyse des Zugangs junger Flüchtlinge zur betrieblichen Lehrausbildung“.

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inprogress Blog: Register-based employment histories in the COVID-19 pandemic

In a recent blog post, Stefan Vogtenhuber, Nadia Steiber, and Monika Mühlböck looked at who was affected by short-time work and unemployment in the COVID-19 pandemic, when and for how long.

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Reports and Working Papers

Articles and Book Chapters

All current publications by IHS employees can be found in our Institutional Repository.