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EMPLOYMENT

Since 08/2012: Economist / Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO)
2008-2012: Assistant Professor / Labour Economics Institute, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU)
2008-2009: Economist / Economic Analysis Division, Oesterreichische Nationalbank
2004-2007: Project Associate, Research Assistant, Lecturer / SFB International Tax Coordination, Austrian Science Fund (FWF) & WU

EDUCATION

Nov. 07: Dr. rer. soc. oec., Department of Economics, WU
Nov. 03: Mag. rer. soc.oec., Department of Economics, University of Vienna
Sep. 97: Instrumental Studies degree, University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Labour and public economics

PRESENTATIONS AT CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS

August 2011: European Economic Association (EEA), Oslo
July 2011: New Directions in Welfare 2011 Congress, OECD Paris
May 2011: CESifo Area Conference on Employment and Social Protection, Munich
April 2010: CESifo Area Conference on Public Sector Economics, Munich
April 2009: CESifo Area Conference on Public Sector Economics, Munich
August 2008: European Society of Econometric Modelling (ESEM), Milan
August 2008: Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance (IIPF), Maastricht
June 2008: World Congress of the International Economic Association (IEA), Istanbul
May 2008: International Trade and Finance Association, Lisbon
May 2008: NOeG Conference, Vienna
November 2007: Austrian Institute of Economic Research, “WIFO Extern”
October 2007: Graduate and staff seminar at the University of Vienna, Department of Economics
September 2006: Pan-European Institute, Conference on the International Competitiveness of the EU and its Eastern Neighbours, Turku
August 2006: European Association on Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE), Amsterdam
July 2006: INFER Workshop on International Economics, Trade, Factor Movement and Convergence in Transition Economics, London
May 2006: SFB-Seminar on International Tax Coordination, WU Wien
April 2006: Graduate and staff seminar at the University of Vienna, Department of Economics

INVITED RESEARCH VISIT

June 2009: Freie Universität Berlin, Department of Economics (Institut für Öffentliche Finanzen und Sozialpolitik)

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Labour economics, intermediate macroeconomics, applied microeconomics

REFEREE ACTIVITIES

Journal of Public Economic Theory, FinanzArchiv

AWARDS RECEIVED

Young Economists’ Award of the Austrian Economic Association (NOeG) 2008
Klaus Liebscher Award 2008
WU Publication Award, 2011







Dr. Silvia Rocha-Akis


Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO)

Arsenal, Objekt 20
1030 Vienna
Austria

 

Phone: +43 1 798 26 01-259
Fax: +431 / 798 93 86
Email: Silvia.Rocha-Akis[at]wifo.ac.at






Last Update: 10/12/12