First name(s), family name

Yvonne Anna Wolfmayr

Current Position

Research Fellow

Key areas of research

  • International Trade
  • Foreign Direct Investments
  • Multinational Firms
  • Applied Economics




  • 2010:  Dr. rer. soc. oec., University of Innsbruck (International Economics)
  • 1992: Mag. rer. soc. oec, University of Vienna

Employment Record

  • 1992 - date: Economist, Research staff member, Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO)
  • 2013-2016: Deputy director of WIFO
  • 2011-2013: Coordinator of research unit 'Industrial Economics, Innovation and Trade'
  • 1991-1992: Research assistant, Austrian Institute of Economic Research

Other fields of activity

  • Stanford University (Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies) Visiting Scholar (2010)
  • Member of the Advisory Board on Foreign Trade Statistics at the National Statistical Office (Statistics Austria)
  • Expert to the Austrian Advisory Council for Foreign Trade Policy (2010)
  • Guest Editor for Empirica (Special Issue)- Journal of European Economics (2009)
  • Expert and organizing team member at the Research Centre in International Economics (FIW) (2006 - date)
  • Contributions to the Annual European Competitivenes Reports by the European Commission (1999-date)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Anderson School, Visiting Scholar (1998)
  • Lead manager of the project "The Competitiveness of Transiton Economies" for the OECD (1996-1997)


Married, Two children

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