Furtenbach is a chemical company and its core business lies in the field of resins and coatings. It is the third largest company in Europe in its branch. Just to provide a snapshot on its relevance, there is at least one element in every vehicle that was manufactured with the help of its final products.
Winkelbauer GmbH, an Austrian medium-size company which specializes in distributing premium international nutrition brands in Austria, requested support of the Lauder Business School to analyze the development of retailable produce in Austria. Winkelbauer GmbH would like to include the findings and results of this project in their future marketing concepts.
Dr. Christian Reiner, senior researcher at LBS published an essay on innovation economics on a blog for economic research, called “Ökonomenstimme”.
We are happy to announce that Clemens Weisgram, Master student of our Banking, Finance and Compliance (BFC) program, was appointed as the new Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) at Lauder Business School. In the forthcoming spring term, he will work together with Dr. Christian Reiner, Senior Researcher at LBS, on research projects in the field of real estate economics. The projects are part of an ongoing research cooperation between the LBS and the Institute for Urban and Regional Research at the Austrian Academy of Sciences.
Christian Reiner, senior researcher at the Lauder Business School, is participating in two recent contract research projects and has published a new paper. The first research project, a project with the centre for Social Innovation (ZSI), is financed by the Austrian Wirtschaftsservice (AWS). The aim is to evaluate and provide suggestions for improving the ex-ante project evaluation scheme of AWS. The project deals with the allocation of public subsidies for private companies, especially but not exclusively start-ups.
On November 27, 2017, Dr. Christian Reiner, Senior Researcher at Lauder Business School, participated in a workshop at the Austrian National Bank on economic education in Austrian schools. This workshop was part of the conference “Wirtschaftliche Allgemeinbildung hat Zukunft: 55 Jahre Geographie und Wirtschaftskunde“, organized by the University of Vienna. In particular, Dr. Reiner was asked to discuss the topic of macroeconomics together with other experts in one of the several workshops.