Curriculum Vitae

Josef Baum

Nationality: Austria
Date and place of birth:
29 12 1953 Klosterneuburg, Austria
Grew up in Pixendorf, district Tulln, Lower Austria
1981-1982 Military service


1999 - 2004: University of Vienna: PhD in Economics
1979 - 1981: Institute for Advanced Studies, Economics Department, Vienna: Post Graduate Scholarship
1972 - 1978: University of Vienna: Economics  
Degrees obtained:

University of Vienna: Mag. rer.soc.oec. (1978), Dr. rer.soc.oec. (2004): Ph.D. – passed with distinction

Thesis at Prof. Dennis C. Mueller Vertical Market Power - The relevance of up-stream and down-stream concentration for the performance of industries with special regard to Austrian data, Dissertation, Vienna, 2004

University of Klagenfurt: Dr. rer. nat. (2008): - Ph.D. – passed with distinction

Thesis: Determinants of spatial wage variance and development of the structure of settlement sizes – empirical analyses with Austrian data of municipalities and small towns, Dissertation, Klagenfurt, 2008

Employment Record:

1983 STUDIA Laxenburg, Austria, research assistant

1984- 1987 Freelance researcher in projects on economic policy & consulting

1988 - 1996 Economist and research project manager at the Austrian Institute for Regional Studies and Spatial Planning (Östereichisches Institut für Raumplanung, ÖIR), Vienna

1997 - 2000 Lecturer at the University of Vienna and at the University of Klagenfurt Austria for Economic geography;

2001-2007 Freelance researcher in projects on industrial and ecological economics & regional studies & Chinese Studies

2008- Institute of Geography and Regional Studies - University of Vienna

2008- Department of East Asian Studies -University of Vienna



2010 Wissenschaftssonderpreis der Arbeiterkammer NÖ


Language Proficiency

English, German, Russian, Italian; Latin


Copyright © 2010 - 2019 by Josef Baum