WIFO is Austria's leading institute for applied empirical economic research. Founded in 1927 by Friedrich August von Hayek and Ludwig von Mises, WIFO analyses and forecasts economic developments in Austria and abroad. WIFO is a non-profit organisation that conducts its scientific work independently of politics and business. The findings of its research activities are designed for use as underpinnings for economic policy and entrepreneurial decision-making and to elevate the economic policy discourse to an objective level.
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Founder gender: All male
Leader gender: N/A Leader(s) (2021): Prof. Dr. Christoph Badelt
Leader gender: Male Leader(s) (2020): Prof. Dr. Christoph Badelt
Leader gender: Male