Andreas Reinstaller is Senior Economist at WIFO and has been working in the Research Group “Industrial Economics, Innovation and International Competition” since 2007. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU Vienna) and a PhD from the University of Maastricht. His main areas of expertise are in the field of industrial economics, industrial policy, as well as science and innovation policy. In these fields he has managed and contributed to projects for the European Commission, the OECD, UNIDO or Austrian ministries and public bodies, and has served as member of international high-level expert groups. He is editor-in-chief of WIFO-Monatsberichte (WIFO Monthly Reports) and has published in international journals such as Research Policy, Scientometrics, Industrial and Corporate Change, the Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics or Applied Economics.

Research scope

  • Digital transformation
  • Industrial economics, industrial and RTI policy
  • Industrial structure, growth and competitiveness
  • Innovation and technological progress