In the aftermath of the global financial crises, the Johannes Kepler University founded the Institute for Comprehensive Analysis of the Economy (ICAE) in 2009. At the ICAE, economic developement is understood as a result of the complex interaction between a set of different influencing factors and therefore, a strong emphazise is given to interdisciplinary approaches, conceptual openness and theoretical diversity.
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EU Commission responds to criticism of output gap nonsense
Philipp Heimberger and other economists criticized the calculation method for the growth potential of EU countries. The Commission responds.
How much money would wealth taxes bring?
The blog "Kontrast" refers to a model calculation of ICAE. It treats several options and also incorporates capital flight.
The top one percent owns 40.5% of the assets
The blog "Kontrast" reports on wealth. And refers to studies from the ICAE on wealth concentration in Austria by Kapeller, Ferschli, Schütz & Wildauer.
Blog article: Combating the economic downturn
Unemployment threatens to rise again in Austria. What role can expansive fiscal policy play?