Sofie R. Waltl

I hold positions as Postdoctoral Researcher at the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) and as Assistant Professor at foto_2020the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU). There, I am affiliated with the Department of Economics and the Research Institute Economics of Inequality (INEQ). I also act as a consultant to the European Central Bank.

Research interests:
Economic Measurement; Applied Econometrics; Housing Economics; Inequality; Behavioral Economics

I conduct data-driven research often inspired by questions rooted in economic measurement. Topic-wise, my research has focused on housing and inequality.

My CV is available here.

Here are more details about my research, teaching and supervision, and science-to-public activities

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Award of Excellence – Staatspreis für die besten Dissertationen
2018 European Forum Alpbach: The Future of Data Economy


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Maison des Sciences Humaines
11, Porte des Sciences
4366 Esch-sur-Alzette/Belval

Vienna University of Economics and Business
Department of Economics
Welthandelsplatz 1 / D4, 2.OG
1020 Wien