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Radio report about Think Tanks

The influence of think tanks in politics and public opinion: A radio report with Stephan Pühringer on "Ö1" on Thursday, the 20th February at 7 p.m.

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Think tanks pop up in Austria

There are more and more economic and party-related think tanks in Austria. Stephan Pühringer in the newspaper "Standard" about their development.

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A response to the European Commission’s economists

Why and how the Commission’s experts defend the underlying model’s authority of "nonsense output gaps" against critique.

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How the economists of the EU commission try to explain the output gap nonsense

An article by Philipp Heimberger and Jakob Kapeller in the online magazine "Makronom".

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„Nonsense output gaps“ now also affect Austria

An article by Philipp Heimberger about problematic guidelines of EU Commission that restricts Austria's scope of action.

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SOWI-Award for best master thesis goes to Johanna Rath

Johanna Rath was granted the SOWI-Award 2019 for her master thesis at the event “SOWI im Dialog” at the University of Graz.

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Lecture: Functional constructions of human population

Lecture by Katrin Hirte at the Charité Conference "Human Population as a Factor of Crisis - Historical Reflections"

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Jakob Kapeller in an interview about property taxes

"No employer would think: I am dismantling my factory hall and shift it to Hungary, because there taxation is 0.5 percent lower."

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Do we need property taxes?

Property taxes are particularly low in Austria. Is it time to change that? Article in the magazine " Moment" with Jakob Kapeller.