Stefan Schiman has been working as an economist in the WIFO Research Group "Macroeconomics and European Economic Policy" since
2012, mainly in the field of business cycle monitoring and forecasting. Since 2015 he has also been a lecturer on business
cycle analysis at the University of Applied Sciences of bfi Vienna. In the field of academic business cycle research, his
focus is on the application and development of VAR models to labour market and monetary policy issues. Another area of expertise
is the modelling of long-term scenarios of the public budget. His work in this field goes back to his appointment as an expert
in the Economic Policy Department at the Federal Ministry of Finance between 2009 and 2012. The current doctoral studies at
WU Vienna were preceded by studies in Economics at the Universities of Maastricht (Master) and of Graz (Bakkalaureus).2018,
Stefan Schiman spent a research stay at Ghent University (G. Peersman).