Klaus Nowotny has been working as an economist in the WIFO Research Group "Structural Change and Regional Development" since
2007 and is an Associate Professor of Economics at the Department of Social and Economic Sciences at the University of Salzburg.
His research focusses on microeconometric analyses, in particular on issues of international migration and cross-border commuting
at the regional level. He has worked on the FP7 research project "WWWforEurope" as well as on numerous studies for the European
Commission, the European Parliament and national authorities, also as leading researcher. After studying Economics in Linz,
he received his doctorate in Economics from the University of Innsbruck in 2006 and his venia docendi (habilitation) in Economics
from the University of Salzburg in 2017. In 2013 he was a guest researcher at the Regional Economics Applications Laboratory
of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has published in international journals such as Research Policy, Health
Economics, Regional Studies and the Journal of Regional Science.