Philipp Piribauer has been an economist in the Research Group "Structural Change and Regional Development" at WIFO since 2016.
Prior to joining WIFO he has been a post-doc research associate at the Institute for Macroeconomics at the Vienna University
of Economics and Business (WU Vienna). From 2012 to 2015 he has been a research assistant at the Institute for Economic Geography
and GIScience at the WU Vienna. He holds a doctorate degree in Economics and Social Sciences from the WU Vienna. For his dissertation
he was awarded the Stephan Koren Prize 2016 of the WU Vienna. He had guest stays at the International Institute of Applied
Systems Analysis (IIASA) and at the University of Salzburg. His main research areas comprise Bayesian econometrics, economic
forecasting, regional science as well as time series econometrics. He moreover has several years of teaching experience at
the WU Vienna at the Master's level. He has authored numerous publications in international peer-reviewed journals, such as
Empirical Economics, Journal of Regional Science, Macroeconomic Dynamics, or Spatial Statistics.