University of Innsbruck


SoWi Fac­ulty Award 2022

The award ceremony for the SOWI Faculty Awards, which were awarded by the Faculty of Business Administration and the Faculty of Economics and Statistics at the University of Innsbruck for the fourth time this year, took place on 21 September 2022 on the premises of the SOWI Faculty.

How objec­tive is the peer review process of sci­en­tific jour­nals?

This question is addressed by a study just published in the renowned journal PNAS - Proceedings of the National Academy of Science

Stu­dent-of-the-Year 2022

Alexandra Felderer, a student of International Economic and Businesss Studies, was named Student-of-the-Year in Mangement and Economics. The prize money of 1,500 euros for the "Student-of-the-Year in Management and Economics" and a further 2,000 euros for additional four prizes were provided by the Bank Austria Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Research.


Publi­ca­tion: Effect of CO₂ foot­print label on sus­tain­able eat­ing behav­ior

A field experiment analyzing the effectiveness of CO₂ labeling on food purchases, conducted by Elisabeth Gsottbauer together with Andreas Kontoleon and Paul Lohman (both University of Cambridge), has been published in the Top-Field Journal of Environmental Economics and Management (JEEM). Additional journalistic coverage can be found in "Die Presse" and "Die Furche".