Mag.rer.soc.oec. Dr.rer.soc.oec. Inga Freund

Scientific Staff Member

Dr. Inga Freund
Project Assistant

Inga Freund Foto

Institute for Mathematical Methods in Economics
Research Group Economics

Vienna University of Technology
Wiedner Hauptstra├če 8/105-3
1040 Vienna
Austria

Sprechstunde by appointment
Telefonnummer +43-1-58801-10531
Faxnummer +43-1-58801-105399
E-Mail inga.freund@econ.tuwien.ac.at

Short Curriculum Vitae
  • 1988-1997 Alexander-von-Humboldt Schule, Neumuenster, Germany
  • 1997-2000 Trainee Banker: Vereins- und Westbank AG, Kiel, Germany
  • 2000-2002 Controlling Referee: Vereins- und Westbank AG, Hamburg, Germany
  • 2000-2002 Studies in Economics at the University of Hamburg, Germany
  • 2002-2005 Studies in Economics at the University of Vienna, Austria
  • 2005-2008 PhD Studies in Economics at the University of Vienna, Austria
  • 2008-2010 PhD Studies at the Technical University of Vienna, Austria
  • 2005-2009 Research Assistant: Vienna Institute of Demography, Research Group Population Economics, Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • since 2009 Project Assistant: Institute of Mathematical Methods in Economics, Research Group Economics, Vienna University of Technology

Research Areas / Areas of Interest
  • Population Ageing and Macro-Economic Productivity
  • Workforce Ageing and Labour Productivity at the Firm Level
  • Labour Productivity and Training at the Firm Level
  • Workforce Ageing and Labour Productivity at the Industry Level
  • Formal Demography

Scientific Contributions and Publications
  • Feichtinger, G., M. Winkler-Dworak, I. Freund und A. Prskawetz. 2006. "Zur Altersdynamik Gelehrter Gesellschaften - dargestellt am Beispiel der OeAW." Anzeiger der philosophisch-historischen Klasse 141 (2). 43-74. Verlag der oesterreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Wien.
  • Feichtinger, G., M. Winkler-Dworak, I. Freund, A. Prskawetz and F. Riosmena. 2007. "On the Age Dynamics of Learned Societies - Taking the Example of the Austrian Academy of Sciences." Vienna Yearbook of Population Research. 107-131.
  • Freund, Inga. 2005. "Pension Systems and Endogenous Fertility. The Importance of Family Policies to Improve Welfare." Diploma Thesis. University of Vienna, Department of Economics.
  • Freund, Inga. 2010. "Ageing and Productivity. An Empirical Assessment of the Age-Productivity Pattern at Various Economic Levels." Doctoral Thesis. Technical University of Vienna.
  • Mahlberg, B., I. Freund and A. Prskawetz. 2009. "Firm Productivity, Workforce Age, and Vocational Training in Austria." In: C. Ochsen and M. Kuhn. Labour Markets and Demographic Change. VS Verlag. Wiesbaden.
  • Prskawetz, A., B. Mahlberg, V. Skirbekk, I. Freund, M. Winkler-Dworak, T. Lindh, B. Malmberg, A.-C. Jans, O. S. Nordstroem and F. Andersson. 2005. "The Impact of Population Ageing on Innovation and Productivity Growth in Europe." Report for Tender VT/2004/454.

Research Projects
  • EU Project: The Impact of Population Ageing on Innovation and Productivity Growth Participation in Europe.
  • OeNB Project: Optimal Age Specific Human Capital Investment in an Ageing Society. An Analysis at the Firm Level.
  • FWF Project: Productivity, Wages and Training in Ageing Societies - An Analysis Based on an Austrian Employer-Employee Panel Dataset.

Summer Schools and Workshops
  • 2006 (August) 2nd Stanford Workshop in Formal Demography





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