The research focus of the Institute for Institutional and Heterodox Economics at the Department of Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, is among others on institutional and evolutionary economics, alternative political economics as well as feminist eco-nomics and gender aspects of political economics. Dr. Luise Gubitzer, Professor at the institute, is one of the leading researchers on Gender Budgeting in Austria.
Ao. Prof. Dr. Luise Gubitzer
The research focus of Prof. Luise Gubitzer is on alternative political economics and feminist economics at the institute. She has been involved in introducing the concept of Gender Budgeting to Austria and adapting it to the specific Austrian context as well as develop tools and methodologies for its implementation. She is co-author and editor of several publications on Gender Budgeting
Dr. Elisabeth Klatzer
Dr Elisabeth Klatzer, Master of Public Administration, Harvard University; PhD in Economics (thesis on gender budgeting; international experience and methodologies); research activities on Gender and Public Finance, Globalization, feminist economics. Gender mainstreaming representative in the Federal Chancellery of Austria; project partner in various gender budgeting pilot projects (e.g. at the federal level, gender budgeting in communities); scientific consultant in a gender budgeting at the provincial level. Many publications on gender budgeting.
Michaela Neumayr studied Economics and Business Education at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration (diploma thesis on gender budgeting); since 2003 research on Gender Budgeting (e.g. project partner in a pilot project on the federal level, research member at the Austrian Institute of Economic Research – working on a pilot project on the regional level); Co-author of Handbuch Gender Budgeting (2004) and Das geschlechtergerechte Gemeindebudget (2006); Co-founder of the Watch Group. Gender and Public Finance.