Named after the most important Austrian economist of the post-war period and former rector of the JKU, Kurt W. Rothschild, the School strives to combine applied statistics and economics in order to answer questions relevant to economic and social policy.
The current research areas are:
- Epidemiology & Public Health
- Future of Work
- Data Science
Aniko Öry (University of Yale):
"Aiming for the Goal: Contribution Dynamics of Crowfunding"
David Agrawal (University of Kentucky):
"The Effect of Taxes on Where Superstars Work"
Giulia Giupponi (Bocconi University):
"Minimum Wages and the Wage Policy of Firms"
Juliana Londoño-Vélez (University of California):
"The impact of diversity on distributive perceptions and preferences for redistribution"