Univ.-Prof. Dr. Hannelore Weck-Hannemann

 

Curriculum vitae (C.V.)

 

Personal Data:

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

Academic Degrees:

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

Academic Background:

  • 1977-78 Research Assistant at Social 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 Asistant 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 Humblodt University of Berlin, Germany

Current Academic Positions:

  • since 1994 Full Professor for Political Economy at the Institute 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
  • 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)

Memberships and Academic Positions (selection):

  • Member of the Editorial Board of the scientific journals Public Choice (since 1992), Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik and Public Finance and Management (since 2000) and of the publication series "Neue Studien zur Politischen Ökonomie" of the NOMOS publishing company
  • 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 (1997-2005; 2006-2010); 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 (1998-2007); corresponding member of the Advisory Board (2007-2013)
  • Member of the Austrian Accreditation Council (Accreditation of Private Universities in Austria) (2000-2012); Vice President (2002-2005; 2011-2012), President (2005-2011)
  • Member of the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation (AQ Austria) (since 2012)
  • Member of the University Board of the University of Klagenfurt (2003-2005)
  • Collaboration as Area Leader (2002-2006) and Key Researcher (2002-2009) in the Kplus-Centre "alpS - Centre for Risk and Natural Hazard Management"
  • Head of the Institute of Public Finance, University of Innsbruck (1996-1999; 2001-2008)
  • Member of the Senat of the University of Innsbruck (1997-2001; 2009-2013)
  • Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Statistics, University of Innsbruck (since 2008)

Memberships in Academic Associations:

American Economic Association, Ausschuss für Umwelt- und Ressourcenökonomie des Vereins für Socialpolitik, European Economic Association, European Public Choice Society, European Society of Law and Economics, International Institute of Public Finance (IIPF), Gesellschaft für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenscahften (Verein für Socialpolitik), List Gesellschaft, Nationalökonomische Gesellschaft (NÖG)/Austrian Economic Association, Europäisches Forum Alpbach, Public Choice Society, Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Volkswirtschaft und Statistik, Sozialwissenschaftlicher Ausschuss des Vereins für Socialpolitik

Referee/expert (selection):

  • Referee for scientific journals: American Economic Review, Constitutional Political Economy, Economic Inquiry, Economic Journal Empirical Economics, European Journal of Political Economy, European Union Politics, FinanzArchiv, Ifo-Studien, Jahrbücher für Nationalökonomie und Statistik, Journal of Economics, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, Journal of Population Economics, Kyklos, Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, Public Choice, Review of International Economics, Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Volkswirtschaft und Statistik, Southern Economic Journal, Zeitschrift für Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaften
  • Referee for the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF), the Volkswagen Foundation, the German National Academic Foundation and the Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
  • Expert in Quality Assurance Procedures (Peer Review) on behalf of 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; 2013: WSL as Institution), the Leibniz Association (2005: Evaluation of Ifo Institute for Economic Research, Munich), the Center of Accreditation and Quality Asurance of the Swiss Universities - OAQ (2006: Accreditation Verbandsmanagement Institute (VMI) of the University of Fribourg/CH; 2008: Quality Audit of the University of Bern/CH), the 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 Helmholtz Association (2008: Evaluation of the program "Terrestrial Environment - Strategies for a Sustainable Response to Climate and Global Change") and the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders NVAO (2011: Thesis Assessment at the University of Tilburg).