In the media

Economic thinking can be applied to many issues and economists offer advice and opinions to a broad range of topics. Below we list recent contributions to dissemination of research, public debate, interviews and public speeches of our faculty. Authors express their personal views.

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The media coverage of immigrant criminality: From scapegoating to populism

Stephanos Vlachos
2019-04-02

Populists often claim that immigration is a threat to the interests of the majority. This column quantifies the extent to which the media coverage of immigrant crime fuelled populist political support in a Swiss referendum. It finds that disproportionate coverage of immigrant crime increased an anti-minaret vote by 5%.

VOX CEPR Policy Portal

Die Nobelpreise 2018: Wirtschaft

Paul Pichler
2018-12-06
OE1

Arrivederci, bella Italia? Das italienische Dilemma

Martin Kocher
2018-11-01

In Zeiten der Globalisierung lieber Menschen als Arbeitsplätze schützen

Martin Kocher
2018-10-20

You can't always get what you want: The real exchange rate and manufacturing performance in a world of global value chains

Laura Alfaro , Alejandro Cunat , Harald Fadinger , Yanping Liu
2018-10-02

Real exchange rate devaluations are typically seen as a viable development strategy, but the effectiveness of the approach may vary over time and across countries. This column explores this issue by focusing on the microeconomics of firm-level responses to exchange rate fluctuations. Results show varying patterns of responses to fluctuations by region and by import/export orientation. These results highlight the crucial role of a firm’s integration in global value chains.


10 years after the Lehmann collapse - Why are the shockwaves still being felt?

Alexander Ziegenbein
2018-09-14

10 Years After the Lehman Collapse—Why Are the Shockwaves Still Being Felt?

Alexander Ziegenbein
2018-09-14

Article on the long-lasting macroeconomic effects of the financial market disruptions of 2007-2008.

Published by BRINKS News, a digital news service on global economic affairs.

BRINK News

Die Mär von den enteigneten Sparern

Paul Pichler
2018-09-07
Tageszeitung

Die Eurozone braucht zum Überleben strengere Regeln und mehr Solidarität.

Martin Kocher
2018-07-07

Putting a price on prejudice

Jean-Robert Tyran
2018-06-29

Workplace discrimination is expensive. When does it become too costly for the discriminator?

Report on Hedegaard and Tyran (2018): The Price of Prejudice, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 10:1 https://www.aeaweb.org/articles?id=10.1257/app.20150241 

American Economic Association

Große politische Akzente sieht man nicht

Martin Kocher
2018-03-22
Der Standard

Der Bitcoin ist keine Erfolgsgeschichte

Paul Pichler
2018-01-25
derstandard.at

Auch Burgenländern Familienbeihilfe kürzen

Alejandro Cunat , Philipp Schmidt-Dengler
2018-01-14
Der Standard

Politik muss Staatsschulden jetzt senken, um mehr Spielraum für die Zukunft zu schaffen

Martin Kocher
2018-01-13

Eksperiment: Vælgerne gennemskuer ikke egoistiske politikere

Jean-Robert Tyran
2017-11-15

Artikel über

"Choosing a Public-Spirited Leader. An Experimental Investigation of Political Selection" von Markussen, T. und Tyran, J.-R. 

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization  2017, 144: 204-18.

Videnskab.dk

Interview mit Deutschlandfunk

Philipp Viktor Hergovich
2017-11-03

Radio Interview mit Deutschlandfunk für die Rubrik Breitband


FM4 Connected

Philipp Viktor Hergovich
2017-10-24

Radio Interview mit Christoph Weiss


Ö1 Morgenjournal

Philipp Viktor Hergovich
2017-10-14

Radio Interview mit dem Ö1 Morgenjournal


Menschen sind nicht vollständig rational und eigennützig

Jean-Robert Tyran
2017-10-10

Milliardengeschenke für die potenzielle Wählerschaft

Paul Pichler
2017-10-06

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