Christian Reiner, senior researcher at LBS, has just published a new book on Global Value Chains (GVC). He co-edited the book together with Karin Fischer from the University of Linz and Cornelia Staritz, a development economist from the University of Vienna. Global Value Chains are a core element of the current phase of economic development. Currently, about 50% of global trade is organized within GVC.
On September 30, we are happy to virtually and personally welcome 175 new bachelor and master students from all around the world. Due to travel restrictions imposed as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, we have decided to start the fall term 2020/21 exclusively online, so that our students can participate in their courses and experience the full program from wherever they are.
We are delighted to announce that our students from the International Management & Leadership master program recently finalized their 8-month Student Consultancy Project under the title “Coca-Cola – Transforming Sustainability Efforts and Best Practices to the Customers’ mind”. The students collaborated tightly with the Marketing & Communications Team at Coca-Cola Austria GmbH and the project coordinator, Prof. (FH) Tamás Csermely, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Christian Reiner, senior researcher at the LBS, published a new peer reviewed journal article in the journal “Regional Science Policy & Practice” (RSPP) on the effects of globalization on structural change in the Austrian regions. He co-authored the paper with Sascha Sardadvar, who works as a senior researcher at WPZ Research in Vienna.
Breitspur Planungsgesellschaft is a joint venture founded between four state railway companies, uniting Austria, Slovakia, Ukraine and Russia in a multinational railway project. The project is directed to bring a direct railway connection from Asia to the centre of Europe by extending the existing broad-gauge line from Kosice to the Twin City region Vienna-Bratislava.