Yvonne Wolfmayr has been an economist at WIFO in the Research Group "Industrial Economics, Innovation and International Competition"
since 1992. From 2013 to 2016 she was Deputy Director of WIFO. She studied Economics at the University of Vienna and the University
of Innsbruck with a major in International Economics. Since then, she has spent time abroad at renowned universities in the
USA (University of California, Los Angeles, and Stanford University). Her research focusses on the empirical analysis of international
trade issues, including foreign direct investment, multinational companies and international outsourcing as well as trade
in services, with a special focus on issues of integration of Central and Eastern Europe and the effects of foreign trade
and international production integration on the labour market. In these areas she was involved in or led several projects
(national and international). She is also an expert in the Austrian Advisory Council for Foreign Trade Policy and a member
of the Advisory Council for Foreign Trade Statistics of Statistics Austria. In addition, she has been an expert to and part
of the organising team at the Research Centre International Economics (FIW) which provides support to the Austrian scientific
community in the field of International Economics and offers expert analysis on current policy related issues in International
Economics. Her publications in international journals include the Review of International Economics, the National Institute
Economic Review, Structural Change and Economic Dynamics as well as the Handbook of International Trade and Transportation.