Think tank

Research Institute Economics of Inequality


Vienna, Austria

The institute Economics of Inequality is a multidisciplinary research institute at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, where professors of the Department of Economics and the Department of Socio-​economics research and analyze a wide variety of questions concerning economic, ecological and social inequality with a small team of young but highly qualified researchers.  The main objective of the institute is to analyze inequality in its different forms within society; their research is aimed at empirical analysis. Questions concerning inequality not only have an influence on public spending and financial resources, but on economic and societal development as a whole.

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D4.1.155, Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna, Austria


Western Europe

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Austria, Europe
Operating languages
English , German

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Founders: Vienna University of Economics and Business
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Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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