Hannelore Weck-Hannemann
Em. Prof. Dr.

Curriculum Vitae

 

Personal Data:

  • born 1954 in Ravensburg/BRD
  • married, two children
  • german and austrian citizenship


Academic Degrees:

  • 1977 graduation, Master of Economics (lic.rer.soc), University of Konstanz, Germany
  • 1982 Ph.D. in Economics (Dr.oec.publ.), University of Zürich, Switzerland
  • 1990 Habilitation (Dr.habil.) in Economics, University of Zürich, Switzerland


Academic Background:

  • 1977-78 Research Assistant at Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB), Germany
  • 1978-82 Research Assistant at the Institute for Empirical Economic Research, University of Zürich, Switzerland
  • 1982-84 and 1985-87 Research Assistant in Programs of the Swiss National Foundation at the University of Zürich, Switzerland
  • 1984-85 Fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg of Berlin, Germany
  • 1987-92 Assistant Professor in a Research Program of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) at the University of Konstanz, Germany
  • 1992 Heisenberg Fellowship at the University of Konstanz, Germany
  • 1992-94 Associate Professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich (ETH), Switzerland
  • 1994 Full Professor for Public Finance at the Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
  • since 1994 Professor for Political Economy at the Department of Public Finance, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck, Austria
  • since 2003 Honorary Professor at the Faculty of Economics, University of Zürich, Switzerland


Current Academic Positions:

  • since 2020 em.Professor for Political Economy at the Department of Public Finance, Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck, Austria
  • since 2004 Research Fellow of the Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA), Basel


Prizes and Academic Awards:

  • Klimaschutzpreis of the Österreichische Hagelversicherung (2003) for the study „Global Environmental Change in Alpine Regions: Recognition, Impact, Adaptation, and Mitigation“ (edited by Karl Steininger and Hannelore Weck-Hannemann)
  • Kardinal-Innitzer-Würdigungspreis für Geisteswissenschaften (2007)
  • Großes Silbernes Ehrenzeichen für Verdienste um die Republik Österreich (2014) Verdienstmedaille des Landes Tirol (für Wissenschaft und Forschung) (2016)
  • Memberships and Academic Positions (selection):
  • Head of the Department of Public Finance, University of Innsbruck (1996-1999;2001- 2008; Deputy Head since 2017)
  • Member of the Senate of the University of Innsbruck (1997-2001; 2008-2013;Deputy Member since 2013)
  • Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck (2008-2017)
  • Member of the Research Council of the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy (1994-2000)
  • Member of the Board of the Austrian Economic Association (NÖG) (since 1995); Vice President (since 1997); President (2005-2006)
  • Member of the Board of the Verein für Socialpolitik (2000-2002; 2005-2007)Member of the Board of the European Public Choice Society (1997-2000)
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the European Forum Alpbach (1998-2013; since 2007 corresponding member of the Advisory Board)
  • Substitute member of the Assembly of Delegates of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF; 2009-2016)
  • Member of the Austrian Accreditation Council (Accreditation of Private Universities in Austria) (2000-2012); Vice President (2002-2005 and 2011-2012), President (2005- 2011)
  • Member of the Board of the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation (AQ Austria; 2012-2015)
  • Member of the University Board of the University of Klagenfurt (2003-2005)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the scientific journals Public Choice (1992-2016),Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik (since 2000), Public Finance and Management (since 2000) and of the publication series "Neue Studien zur Politischen Ökonomie" of the NOMOS publishing company (since 2007)
  • Collaboration as Area Leader (2002-2006) and Key Researcher (2002-2009) in the Kplus-Centre "alpS – Centre for Natural Hazard Management"
  • Member of the Research Center “Environmental Economics and Regional Development" at the Faculty of Economics and Statistics (Member and Head since 2004), of the Research Platform "Empirical and Experimental Economics (eeecon)" (since 2009), and of the interdisciplinary Research Focus "Alpine Space – Man and Environment" of the University of Innsbruck (Member since 2004, Deputy Head 2004- 2012, Head 2012-2017)


Memberships in Academic Associations (selection):

  • American Economic Association / European Public Choice Society / International Institute of Public Finance (IIPF) / Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften (Verein für Socialpolitik) / Nationalökonomische Gesellschaft (NÖG - Austrian Economic Association) / Europäisches Forum Alpbach / Public Choice Society / Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Volkswirtschaft und Statistik


Referee / expert (selection):

  • Referee for scientific journals as well as for the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Swiss National Science Foundation, the Volkswagen Foundation, the German National Academic Foundation (DFG), the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany.
Expert in Quality Assurance Procedures (Peer Review) on behalf of
  • the Austrian Accreditation Council (ÖAR) in many different procedures
  • the ETH Board:
    1995/1996: Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research – WSL
  • the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research – WSL: 2001: Department „Natural Hazards“ of WSL)
  • the Center of Accreditation and Quality Assurance of the Swiss Universities – OAQ: 2006: Accreditation Verbandsmanagement Institut (VMI) of the Univ. of Fribourg/CH
    2008: Quality Audit of the University of Bern/CH
  • the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD):
    2006: EQUIS Accreditation of the Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • the German Council of Science and Humanities:
    2007/2008: Evaluation of the institutional accreditation procedure for non-public universities
  • the Accreditation, Certification and Quality Assurance Institute – ACQUIN: 2017/2018: System Accreditation (University Bamberg)
  • the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO): 2011: Thesis Assessment at the University of Tilburg / The Netherlands
  • the Leibniz Association:
    2005: Evaluation of Ifo Institute for Economic Research, Munich
    2016: Evaluation of the ZEW - Center for European Economic Research, Mannheim
    2018: Evaluation of the WZB – Berlin Social Science Center, Berlinthe Helmholtz Association:
    2008: Evaluation of the program „Terrestrial Environment – Strategies for a Sustainable Response to Climate and Global Change“
  • the Swiss National Science Foundation:
    since 2013: Member of the Program Committee of the National Research Program NRP71 Managing Energy Consumption.


Research Areas:

  • Public Finance / Public Choice
  • International Political Economy
  • Environmental Economics / Natural Hazard & Risk Management
  • Applied Economics / Experimental Economics

 

Innsbruck, November 2020


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