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It is the main objective of the Department of Economics to provide excellent research and teaching. Through its activities, it aims at contributing to the solution of today’s most important economic problems.

The Department of Economcis is part of the Kurt W. Rothschild School of Economics and Statistics (RoSES).

On our website we provide information about our recent publications, our weekly Economics Research Seminar, as well as current news and vacancies

new publication

Lohnunterschiede zwischen Frauen und Männern in Österreich von 2005 bis 2021 (March, 2023)

René Böheim, Marian Fink, Christine Zulehner
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Does robotization affect job quality? Evidence from European regional labour market
(November 2022)

J. Antón, E. Fernández-Macías and R. Winter-Ebmer
new working paper

The older the wiser? Determinants of misbehaviour in team contests
(September 2022)

Mario Lackner, Hendrik Sonnabend
new working paper

Banking on Snow: Bank Capital, Risk, and Employment
(August 2022)

S. Baumgartner, A. Stomper, T. Schober, R. Winter-Ebmer
new working paper

Farm exits and competition on the land market: Evidence from spatially explicit data
(June 2022)

Dieter Pennerstorfer
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more publications and working papers

Event 24.05.2023

Economics Research Seminar

Joe Sabia (San Diego State University)

Event 17.05.2023

Economics Research Seminar

Valeria Merlo (Uni Tübingen)

[Translate to Englisch:] Valeria Merlo
Event 10.05.2023

Economics Research Seminar

W. Bentley MacLeod (Columbia University)

[Translate to Englisch:] Bentley MacLeod
Event 03.05.2023

Economics Research Seminar

Mirjam Stockburger (Justus Liebig University Giessen)

Does smoking affect wages?



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