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Sofie Waltl

Dipl.-Ing.Dr. Sofie Waltl B.Sc.
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About me:
I am an Assistant Professor in Economics at WU affiliated with the Department of Economics and the Research Institute Economics of Inequality (INEQ). I also hod a research position at the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER). Check my website for further information: [www.sofiewaltl.com](http://www.sofiewaltl.com)
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since 2018
Assistant Professor at WU Vienna
since 2017
Post-Doctoral Researcher at LISER
PhD Trainee at the European Central Bank
Visiting Scholar at UC Berkeley
Graduate Research Associate at University of Graz
Teaching Assistant at University of Graz and Graz University of Technology

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Awards and Honors

Nancy and Richard Ruggles Memorial Prize
NOeG Young Economist Award
Yu Chen Memorial Publication Prize
Award of Excellence - Staatspreis für die besten Dissertationen
Performance Scholarship
Recognition Award Dr. Maria Schaumayer Stiftung
Performance Scholarship
Performance Scholarship
Performance Scholarship
3rd place in the International Mathematics Olympiad



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Position in jury, advisory board, curatorship
  since 2019 European Forum Alpbach (EFA) - Advisory Board Member, Economics Symposium
Reviewer for a scientific journal
  None The Annals of Regional Science - Referee
  None Review of Income and Wealth - Referee
  None Regional Science and Urban Economics - Referee
  None Real Estate Economics - Referee
  None Journal of Real Estate Research - Referee
  None Journal of Policy Analysis and Management - Referee
  None Journal of Economic Inequality - Referee
  None Housing Policy Debate - Referee
  None Demography - Referee
Invitation to Research Seminar
  2021 National Bank of Slovakia - National Bank of Slovakia Research Webinar
  2021 LISER - Seminar talk
  2021 European Central Bank, DG Statistics - Seminar Talk
  2021 Banque centrale du Luxembourg - Seminar Talk
  2020 University of Strathclyde - Seminar talk
  2020 University of Graz - Seminar talk
  2020 University of Bonn - Seminar talk
  2020 The University of Melbourne - Seminar talk
  2020 Johannes Kepler University Linz - Seminar talk
  2019 University of Antwerp - Seminar talk
  2019 LISER - Seminar talk
Organization scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2019 Workshop on Distributional National Accounts - Workshop Organization
  2019 Goethe University Frankfurt: SEM conference - Organization of session
Positions in public advisory boards, Consultant
  since 2018 European Central Bank - Consultant
Attendance scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2021 Social Policy Association Annual Conference - Talk
  2021 KU Kaiserslautern - 27th European Real Estate Society’s Annual Conference
  2021 International Conference in Public Economics Journées Louis-André Gérard-Varet - Talk
  2021 European Network for Social Policy Analysis (Espanet) Conference - Talk
  2021 American Economic Association - Talk
  2021 36th General Conference of the International Association for Research in Income and Wealth - Talk
  2021 2021 Annual Meeting of the Austrian Economic Association (NOeG) - Talk
  2020 ZEW Mannheim - 12th Real Estate Markets and Capital Markets (ReCapNet) Conference,
  2020 Free University Berlin - Keynote Lecture
  2020 2020 Annual Meeting of the Austrian Economic Association (NOeG) - Talk
  2019 King's College: ESCoE conference - Talk
  2019 EUROSTAT: International Conference on Real Estate Statistics - Poster
  2018 NOeG Winter Workshop - Talk
Other occupation
  since 2017 Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research - Post-Doc


Journal article

2021 Hahn, Anja M., Kholodilin, Konstantin A., Waltl, Sofie. 2021. Die unmittelbaren Auswirkungen des Berliner Mietendeckels: Wohnungen günstiger, aber schwieriger zu finden. DIW Wochenbericht. 8 (2), 117-124. (Details)
  Kholodilin, Konstantin A., Limonov, Leonid E., Waltl, Sofie. 2021. Housing Rent Dynamics and Rent Regulation in St. Petersburg (1880–1917). Explorations in Economic History. 81 (July) open access (Details)
  Waltl, Sofie. 2021. Wealth Inequality: A Hybrid Approach toward Multidimensional Distributional National Accounts in Europe. Review of Income and Wealth. open access (Details)
2019 Waltl, Sofie. 2019. Variation Across Price Segments and Locations: A Comprehensive Quantile Regression Analysis of the Sydney Housing Market. Real Estate Economics. 47 (3), 723-756. (Details)
2018 Waltl, Sofie. 2018. Estimating quantile-specific rental yields for residential housing in Sydney. Regional Science and Urban Economics. 68 204-225. (Details)
2016 Waltl, Sofie. 2016. A hedonic house price index in continuous time. International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis. 9 (4), 648-670. (Details)

Contribution to conference proceedings

2018 Waltl, Sofie. 2018. Distributional National Accounts for Wealth: Measurement Issues and First Results for Austria, Germany, France and Spain. In The legacy of Tony Atkinson in inequality analysis, Hrsg. Andrea Brandolini, Daniele Checchi, Janet C. Gornick, Timothy M. Smeeding, 62-69. Luxembourg: - open access (Details)

Media report

2020 Waltl, Sofie. 2020. Das radikale Mietgesetz in Berlin und seine Folgen. (Details)
  Waltl, Sofie. 2020. Netzwerke, Kommunikation und Vertrauen: Wie Forschung passiert. (Details)
  Waltl, Sofie. 2020. Wenn fehlende Daten grundlegende Probleme nicht erfassen. (Details)


2021 Kholodilin, Konstantin A., Limonov, Leonid E., Waltl, Sofie. 2021. Data Appendix: Housing Rent Dynamics and Rent Regulation in St. Petersburg (1880-1917). Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2021-03-27. https://doi.org/10.3886/E134121V3. (Details)


Social Comparison, Wage Inequalityand Procedural Fairness: an Experimental Investigation (2020-2021) (Details)
Are people aware of their (Housing)Wealth? Assessing Owner-Estimated Home Values in Survey and Experimental Data (2020-2022) (Details)