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Harald Oberhofer

Univ.Prof. Mag.phil.Mag.Dr.rer.soc.oec. Harald Oberhofer
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CV

since 2018
Deputy Head of the In­sti­tute for In­ter­na­tional Eco­nom­ics, Department of Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Wien)
since 2015
Professor of Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Wien), Department of Economics
since 2015
Senior Researcher at the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO), Research Group Industrial Economics, Innovation and International Competition
2014
Habilitation in Economics (venia docendi), University of Salzburg
2014
Short-Term Consultant to the World Bank
2012-2013
Short-Term Consultant to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
2009-2014
Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Salzburg, Department of Economics and Social Sciences
2006-2009
PhD Program in Economics, University of Innsbruck
2002-2006
Master Studies in Economics, University of Innsbruck
2002-2008
Master Studies in Political Science, University of Innsbruck

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Awards and Honors

2012
Klaus Liebscher Award of the Austrian National Bank (OeNB), Vienna
2011
Young Economist Award of the Austrian Economic Association, Graz
2009
Award of Excellence of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research, Vienna

Classifications

Expertise

  • Applied Econometrics, Empirical Industrial Organization, Labor Economics, International Economics, Empirical Political Economy

Activities

Position in committee for appointments
  2015 University of Botswana - Reviewer
Position in internal committee for appointments
  2019 WU Wien - Gutachter
  2017 WU Wien - Gutachter
  2015 WU Wien - Reviewer
Position in internal habilitation committee
  2019 WU Wien - Mitglied
  2017 WU Wien - Mitglied
  2016 WU Wien - Member
Reviewer for scientific organization
  2019 Jubiläumsfonds der Oesterreichischen Nationalbank
  2018 Jubiläumsfonds der Oesterreichischen Nationalbank
  2018 Jubiläumsfonds der Oesterreichischen Nationalbank
  2017 National Science Centre Poland
  2017 European Research on Management and Business Economics
  2016 National Science Centre Poland
  2016 National Science Centre Poland
  2016 National Science Centre Poland
  2016 Jubiläumsfonds der Oesterreichischen Nationalbank
Membership in scientific association
  2018 Canadian Economics Association
  2017-2018 Royal Economic Society
  2016-2017 Western Economic Association International
  since 2012 American Economic Association
  since 2008 Austrian Economic Association (NOeG)
Editor of a scientific journal
  2015 Empirica - Editor of a Special Issue on "Europe 2050"
Member of the editorial board
  2019 Economic Systems
  since 2012 Contemporary Economics
Reviewer for a scientific journal
  2019 Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics
  2019 Empirical Economics
  2019 Empirica
  2019 Economic Systems
  2018 Review of International Economics
  2018 Regional Studies
  2018 German Economic Review
  2018 European Journal of Political Economy
  2018 Empirica
  2018 Empirica
  2018 Eastern European Economics
  2017 Small Business Economics
  2017 Journal of Economic Psychology
  2017 Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control
  2017 Industrial and Corporate Change
  2017 Industrial and Corporate Change
  2017 German Economic Review
  2017 Focus on European Economic Integration
  2016 Small Business Economics
  2016 German Economic Review
  2016 Empirical Economics
  2016 Empirica
  2016 Economic Inquiry
  2016 Annals of Economics and Statistics
  2015 Statistischen Nachrichten
  2015 Small Business Economics
  2015 Review of International Economics.
  2015 Review of Industrial Organization
  2015 Regional Studies
  2015 Public Choice
  2015 Empirical Economics
  2015 Empirica
  2015 Economics The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal
  2015 Comparative Economic Studies
Invitation to Research Seminar
  2018 Universität Salzburg - Vortrag
  2018 JRC Sevilla - Vortrag
  2017 Empirical Economics and Econometrics Seminar, University of Innsbruck - Vortrag
  2016 Research Seminar, ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research - Vortrag
  2015 Research Seminar WIFO-Intern, Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO) - Vortrag
  2015 Research Seminar in Economics and Social Sciences, University of Salzburg - Vortrag
  2015 Research Seminar in Economics and Social Sciences, University of Fribourg - Vortrag
  2015 Internal Research Seminar in Economics; WU - Vortrag
Organisation of Research Seminar
  since 2017 WU Wien - Organisator: VWL Forschungsseminar
Reviewer for an international conference
  2018 Jahrestagung der Austrian Economic Association (NOeG)
  2017 Jahreskonferenz des Vereins für Socialpolitik
  2017 Arnoldshain Seminar
  2017 10. FIW Forschungskonferenz 'International Economics'
  2016 Jahrestagung der Austrian Economic Association (NOeG)
  2016 9. FIW Forschungskonferenz "International Economics"
Organization scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2017 10. FIW Forschungskonferenz 'International Economics' - Mitglied: Lokales Organisationskomitee
Position in administration
  2019 Gutachtenskommission des Senats - Member
Research Cooperation
  2019 CESifo - Research Fellow
Attendance scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  None European Network on the Economics of the Firm - Keynote Lecture
  2019 NOeG 2019 - Vortrag
  2019 International Input-Output Association - Vortrag
  2019 Asociacion Libre de Economia - Vortrag
  2018 Workshop on Macroeconomic policy in the Eurozone, Vienna University of Economics and Business - Vortrag
  2018 NOeG 2018 - Vortrag
  2018 Asociacion Libre de Economia - Vortrag
  2017 Workshop on Challenges of Innovation Policy - Vortrag
  2017 fteval - Vortrag
  2017 Forbes Impact „Die Zukunft des globalen Handels: USA und Europa am Scheideweg? - Podiumsdiskussion
  2017 FIW Research Conference International Economics - Vortrag
  2017 CIRET/KOF/WIFO Workshop - Vortrag
  2017 Asociacion Libre de Economia - Vortrag
  2016 Workshop on \Wissenschaft und Statistik Austria: eine Win-win-Kooperation - Vortrag
  2016 Asociacion Libre de Economia - Vortrag
  2015 Asociacion Libre de Economia - Vortrag
  2015 18. Außenwirtschaftsvorlesung im BMWFW - Vortrag
Candidate for a chair
  2016 Universität Graz

Publications

Journal article

2019 Hirsch, Cornelius, Oberhofer, Harald. 2019. Bilateral trade agreements and price distortions in agricultural markets. European Review of Agricultural Economics. (Details)
  Oberhofer, Harald, Pfaffermayr, Michael. 2019. Estimating the Trade and Welfare Effects of Brexit: A Panel Data Structural Gravity Model. Canadian Journal of Economics. (Details)
2017 Huber, Peter, Oberhofer, Harald, Pfaffermayr, Michael. 2017. Who creates jobs? Econometric modeling and evidence for Austrian firm level data. European Economic Review 91 (1), 57-71. (Details)
2016 Furlan, Benjamin and Oberhofer, Harald and Winner, Hannes. 2016. A Note on Merger and Acquisition Evaluation. Industrial and Corporate Change (ICC) 25 (3): S. 447-455. open access (Details)
  Furlan, Benjamin, Gächter, Martin, Krebs, Bob, Oberhofer, Harald. 2016. Democratization and real exchange rates. Scottish Journal of Political Economy 63 (2), 216-242. open access (Details)
  Böheim, Michael , Oberhofer, Harald. 2016. Special Issue: Challenges for Europe 2050: Selected papers of the EUROFRAME Conference 2015 and the WWWforEurope Project. Empirica 43 (4), 657-660. open access (Details)
2015 Oberhofer, Harald, Philippovich, Tassilo, Winner, Hannes. 2015. Firm Survival in Professional Sports: Evidence from the German Football League. Journal of Sports Economics 16 (1): S. 59-85. (Details)
  Lejárraga, Iza and Oberhofer, Harald. 2015. Performance of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Services Trade: Evidence from French Firms. Small Business Economics 45 (3): S. 673-702. open access (Details)
  Bayer, Ralph-C, Oberhofer, Harald, Winner, Hannes. 2015. The Occurrence of Tax Amnesties: Theory and Evidence. Journal of Public Economics 125 (1), 70-82. open access (Details)
2014 Crespo Cuaresma, Jesus, Oberhofer, Harald, Vincelette, Gallina A. 2014. Firm Growth and Productivity in Belarus: New Empirical Evidence from the Machine Building Industry. Journal of Comparative Economics 42 (3): S. 726-738. (Details)
  Crespo Cuaresma, Jesus, Oberhofer, Harald, Vincelette, Gallina A. 2014. Institutional Barriers and Job Creation in Central and Eastern Europe. IZA Journal of European Labor Studies 3 (3): S. 1-29. (Details)
  Huber, Peter, Oberhofer, Harald, Pfaffermayr, Michael. 2014. Job Creation and the Intra-distribution Dynamics of the Firm Size Distribution. Industrial and Corporate Change 23 (1): S. 171-197. (Details)
  Oberhofer, Harald, Pfaffermayr, Michael. 2014. Two-Part Models for Fractional Responses Defined as Ratios of Integers. Econometrics 2 (3): S. 123-144. (Details)
2013 Oberhofer, Harald, Pfaffermayr, Michael. 2013. Firm Growth in Multinational Corporate Groups. Empirical Economics 44 (3): 1435-1453. (Details)
  Oberhofer, Harald. 2013. Employment Effects of Acquisitions: Evidence from Acquired European Firms. Review of Industrial Organization 42 (3): S. 345-363. (Details)
2012 Oberhofer, Harald, Pfaffermayr, Michael . 2012. FDI versus Exports: Multiple Host Countries and Empirical Evidence. World Economy 35 (3): S. 316-330. (Details)
  Oberhofer, Harald. 2012. Firm Growth, European Industry Dynamics and Domestic Business Cycles. Scottish Journal of Political Economy 59 (3): S. 316-337. (Details)
  Oberhofer, Harald, Pfaffermayr, Michael. 2012. Fractional Response Models - A Replication Exercise of Papke and Wooldridge (1996). Contemporary Economics 6 (3): S. 56-64. (Details)
  Oberhofer, Harald, Stöckl, Matthias, Winner, Hannes. 2012. The Wage Premium of Foreign Ownership: Evidence from European Mergers and Acquisitions. Economics: The Open-Access, Open-Assessment E-Journal (6): S. 2012-2021. (Details)
2011 Crespo Cuaresma, Jesus, Oberhofer, Harald, Raschky, Paul A. . 2011. Oil and the Duration of Dictatorships. Public Choice 148 (3-4): S. 505-530. (Details)
2010 Oberhofer, Harald, Philippovich, Tassilo , Winner, Hannes . 2010. Distance Matters in Away Games: Evidence from the German Football League. Journal of Economic Psychology 31 (2): S. 200-211. (Details)
2009 Leiter, Andrea M., Oberhofer, Harald, Raschky, Paul A. . 2009. Creative Disasters? Flooding Effects on Capital, Labour and Productivity Within European Firms. Environmental and Resource Economics 43 (3): S. 333-350. (Details)

Chapter in edited volume

2018 Badinger, Harald, Crespo Cuaresma, Jesus, Oberhofer, Harald. 2018. International trade: Facts and fictions. In: Schwerpunkt Außenwirtschaft 2017/2018: Protektionismus: Ursachen, Erscheinungsformen, ökonomische Effekte, Hrsg. Ernest Gnan/Ralf Kronberger, 153-163. Wien: facultas. open access (Details)
2016 Christen, Elisabeth and Oberhofer, Harald and Reinstaller, Andreas and Reschenhofer, Peter. 2016. TTIP and the Bilateral Trade Relationships between Austria and the US: Evidence from a Product Space Augmented Gravity Model for Manufacturing Industries. In: Schwerpunkt Außenwirtschaft 2015/2016: Produktivität im Dienstleistungssektor und Außenwirtschaft, Hrsg. Ernest Gnan/Ralf Kronberger, S. 261-276. Wien : facultas. (Details)
  Loretz, Simon and Oberhofer, Harald. 2016. When Helping the Small Hurts the Middle: Beer Excise Duties and Market Concentration. In: Beer, Brewing and Pubs: A Global perspective, Hrsg. Iganzio Cabras, David Higgins and David Preece (eds.), S. 97-119 . Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. (Details)
2015 Oberhofer, Harald. 2015. Fairness lohnt sich - Psychologische Facetten von Gerechtigkeit und ihr Beitrag zu Kooperation und Widerstand in sozialen Interaktionen: Ein Kommentar. In: Fairplay und Fairness, Hrsg. Minas Dimitriou and Gottfried Schweiger (eds.), S. 51-58. Vienna: Springer. (Details)
  Oberhofer, Harald and Winner, Hannes . 2015. Handelseffekte der EU-Integration Österreichs. In: 20 Jahre EU- Mitgliedschaft Österreichs, Hrsg. Stefan Griller, Arno Kahl, Benjamin Kneihs und Walter Obwexer (eds.), S. 771-790. Vienna: Verlag Österreich. (Details)
2013 Oberhofer, Harald, Vincelette, Gallina A. . 2013. Determinants of Job Creation in EU11: Evidence from Firm Level Data. In: The World Bank, EU11 Regular Economic Report, Issue 27, Hrsg. The World Bank, S. 55-77. Washington DC: The World Bank. (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2018 Oberhofer, Harald, Pfaffermayr, Michael. 2018. Estimating the Trade and Welfare Effects of Brexit: A Panel Data Structural Gravity Model. NOeG Annual Meeting, Wien, Österreich, 11.05.-12.05. (Details)
  Oberhofer, Harald, Pfaffermayr, Michael. 2018. Estimating the Trade and Welfare Effects of Brexit: A Panel Data Structural Gravity Model. Applied Economics Meeting (Encuentro de Economía Aplicada), Alcalá de Henare, Spanien, 07.06.-08.06. (Details)
  Oberhofer, Harald, Pfaffermayr, Michael. 2018. Estimating the Trade and Welfare Effects of Brexit: A Panel Data Structural Gravity Model. Workshop on Macroeconomic policy in the Eurozone, Vienna University of Economics and Business , Wien, Österreich, 26.11. (Details)
2017 Kukuvec, Anja, Oberhofer, Harald. 2017. How do Business Sentiments Propagate within the European Union? 19th Annual Conference of ETSG, Florenz, Italien, 14.09.-16.09. (Details)
  Kukuvec, Anja, Oberhofer, Harald. 2017. The Propagation of Business Sentiment within the European Union. 8th ifo Conference on 'Macroeconomics and Survey Data' München, Deutschland, 08.12.-09.12. (Details)
  Kukuvec, Anja, Oberhofer, Harald. 2017. The Propagation of Business Sentiment within the European Union. 2nd ERMEES Macroeconomics Workshop, Straßburg, Frankreich, 13.10.-13.10. (Details)
  Kukuvec, Anja, Oberhofer, Harald. 2017. The Propagation of Business Sentiment within the European Union. 10th FIW Research Conference ‘International Economics’, Wien, Österreich, 09.11.-10.11. (Details)

Working/discussion paper, preprint

2018 Bachtrögler, Julia, Oberhofer, Harald. 2018. Euroscepticism and EU Cohesion Policy: The Impact of Micro-Level Policy Effectiveness on Voting Behavior . (Details)
  Oberhofer, Harald, Pfaffermayr, Michael, Sellner, Richard. 2018. Revisiting Time as a Trade Barrier: Evidence from a Panel Structural Gravity Model. (Details)
  Kukuvec, Anja, Oberhofer, Harald. 2018. The Propagation of Business Sentiment within the European Union. (Details)
2017 Hirsch, Corne­lius, Oberhofer, Harald. 2017. Bila­teral Trade Agree­ments and Trade Distor­tions in Agri­cul­tural Markets. (Details)
  Oberhofer, Harald, Schwinner, Marian. 2017. Do Individual Salaries Depend on the Performance of the Peers? Prototype Heuristic and Wage Bargaining in the NBA. (Details)
  Oberhofer, Harald, Pfaffermayr, Michael. 2017. Estimating the Trade and Welfare Effects of Brexit. A Panel Data Structural Gravity Model. (Details)
2015 Huber, Peter , Oberhofer, Harald, Pfaffermayr, Michael . 2015. Who Creates Jobs? Econometric Modeling and Evidence for Austrian Firm Level Data. (Details)

Research report, expert opinion

2019 Oberhofer, Harald, Streicher, Gerhard. 2019. Die Handelseffekte der österreichischen EU-Mitgliedschaft 25 Jahre nach der Volksabstimmung. Wien:FIW. (Details)
  Wolfmayr, Yvonne, Friesenbichler, Klaus, Oberhofer, Harald, Pfaffermayr, Michael, Siedschlag, Iulia, Di Ubaldo, Mattia, Tong Koecklin, Manuel, Yan, Weijie. 2019. The Performance of the Single Market for Goods After 25 Years. Vienna:Austrian Institute of Economic Research. (Details)
2016 Christen, Elisabeth , Bilek-Steindl, Sandra , Glocker, Christian, Oberhofer, Harald. 2016. Austria 2025 – Austria's Competitiveness and Export Potentials in Selected Markets. Wien:WIFO. (Details)
  Reinstaller, Andreas and Christen, Elisabeth and Oberhofer, Harald and Reschenhofer, Peter . 2016. Eine Analyse der Wettbewerbsfähigkeit Österreichs im bilateralen Handel mit den USA (TTIP). Vienna:Austrian Institute of Economic Research. (Details)
  Christen, Elisabeth, Oberhofer, Harald. 2016. Exportpotentiale für die österreichische Wirtschaft: Eine Analyse relevanter Angebotsfaktoren. Vienna:FIW. (Details)
  Oberhofer, Harald, Glocker, Christian , Hölzl, Werner , Huber, Peter , Kaniovski, Serguei , Nowotny, Klaus , Pfaffermayr, Michael , Ebell , Monique , Kontogiannis, Nikolaos . 2016. Single Market Transmission Mechanisms Before, During and After the 2008-09 Crisis: A Quantitative Assessment. Vienna:Austrian Institute of Economic Research. (Details)
2015 Christen, Elisabeth , Oberhofer, Harald. 2015. Evaluierung “go international”. Vienna:Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO). (Details)
  Oberhofer, Harald, Winner, Hannes . 2015. Handelseffekte der österreichischen EU-Integration . Vienna:FIW. (Details)
2014 Oberhofer, Harald. 2014. Die Wettbewerbsfähigkeit der österreichischen Exportwirtschaft: Die Rolle der KMUs. Vienna:FIW. (Details)
  Lejárraga, Iza , López Rizzo, Humberto , Oberhofer, Harald, Stone, Susan. 2014. Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Global Markets: A Differential Approach for Services? Paris:OECD. (Details)

Media report

2018 Crespo Cuaresma, Jesus, Oberhofer, Harald, Schwarz, Gerhard. 2018. Auf dem Datenfriedhof. (Details)
2017 Kohlenberger, Judith, Crespo Cuaresma, Jesus, Oberhofer, Harald. 2017. Aslan und der akademische Goldstandard. (Details)
  Badinger, Harald, Crespo Cuaresma, Jesus, Oberhofer, Harald. 2017. Pseudowissenschaft in der Volkswirtschaftslehre. (Details)
  Badinger, Harald, Crespo Cuaresma, Jesus, Oberhofer, Harald. 2017. Warum Protektionismus (langfristig) schädlich ist. (Details)
  Badinger, Harald, Crespo Cuaresma, Jesus, Oberhofer, Harald. 2017. Zahlenzauber oder seriöse Wirtschaftspolitik? (Details)

Dissertation

2009 Oberhofer, Harald. 2009. Essays on the Economics of Multinational Enterprises. Dissertation, University of Innsbruck. (Details)

Unpublished lecture

2017 Kukuvec, Anja, Oberhofer, Harald. 2017. How do Business Sentiments Propagate within the European Union? Internal Research Seminar Department of Economics, WU, Payerbach, 13.05.17 (Details)
  Kukuvec, Anja, Oberhofer, Harald. 2017. How do Business Sentiments Propagate within the European Union? ISWG Workshop Empirical Economics, WIFO, Wien, 03.02.17 (Details)

Miscellaneous

2019 Bachtrögler, Julia, Oberhofer, Harald. 2019. EU-Skepsis und die europäische Regionalpolitik: Fördert effektive Politikumsetzung die Zustimmung für proeuropäische Parteien? ÖGfE Policy Brief No.11/2019. (Details)
2018 Oberhofer, Harald, Streicher, Gerhard , Wolfmayr, Yvonne. 2018. Der Handelsstreit zwischen der EU und den USA: Abschaffung von Autozöllen als Ausweg aus dem Konflikt? WIFO Policy Brief. (Details)
  Oberhofer, Harald, Pfaffermayr, Michael. 2018. Die Handels- und Wohlfahrtseffekte eines ungeordneten Ausscheidens Großbritanniens aus der EU . ÖGfE Policy Brief No.23/2018. (Details)
2017 Christen, Elisabeth, Bilek-Steindl, Sandra , Glocker, Christian, Oberhofer, Harald. 2017. Österreich 2025 - Österreichs Wettbewerbsposition und Exportpotentiale auf ausgewählten Zukunftsmärkten. http://www.wifo.ac.at/publikationen?detail-view=yes&publikation_id=59264. (Details)
2015 Falk, Martin, Hölzl, Werner , Oberhofer, Harald. 2015. Die Bedeutung von unternehmensbezogenen Individualdaten für die empirische Wirtschaftsforschung und wirtschaftspolitische Beratung. WIFO Monatsberichte. (Details)

Projects

2016
Propagation of Economic Shocks: Macro- and Microeconomic Evidence for the European Union (2016-2018) (Details)
Single Market Transmission Mechanisms Before, During and After the 2008/2009 Crisis: A Quantitative Assessment (2016-2016) (Details)
2011
Wage and Employment Effects of European Mergers and Acquisitions (2011-2014) (Details)
2008
The Economics of Multinational Enterprises: A Firm Level Approach (2008-2011) (Details)