Werner Hölzl is Senior Economist at WIFO and has been working in the Research Group "Industrial Economics, Innovation and
International Competition" since 2005. He holds a degree in Economics and Computer Science from the TU Wien and a doctorate
in Economics from the University of Vienna. Before joining WIFO in 2005 he was a lecturer at the Vienna University of Economics
and Business (WU Vienna). His main research interests are in the field of industrial dynamics, entrepreneurship and business
tendency surveys. He has served as a contributor to a number of international and national projects with focus on high growth
firms, innovation, corporate finance, industrial policy and structural change. Since 2012 he is scientific coordinator of
the WIFO business cycle surveys. Werner Hölzl has published in international journals such as Small Business Economics, Research
Policy, Industrial and Corporate Change and Applied Economics.