Assoz.Prof. Mag. Dr. Klaus Nowotny

Mag. Dr. Klaus Nowotny
Associate Professor

Room 1.19, Residenzplatz 9, 5010 Salzburg

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Research Interests

Migration, regional economics, labor economics, applied (micro-)econometrics

Short Bio

Klaus Nowotny is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Salzburg and Senior Economist at the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO) in Vienna. His research focuses on microeconometric analyses, in particular on issues of international migration and cross-border commuting at the regional level. His current and past teaching includes courses on introductory statistics, (micro)econometrics, microeconomics, public economics, game theory and migration economics. Prior to joining PLUS in 2011 Klaus Nowotny was a full-time researcher at the Austrian Institute of Economic Research. He studied economics at the University of Linz, received his doctorate in economics from the University of Innsbruck in 2006 and his venia docendi (habilitation) in economics from the University of Salzburg in 2017.

Selected Publications

Bredtmann, Julia, Klaus Nowotny, and Sebastian Otten. “Linguistic distance, networks and migrants’ regional location choice.” Labour Economics, 2020, 65.  doi

Huber, Peter and Klaus Nowotny. “Risk aversion and the willingness to migrate in 30 transition countries.” Journal of Population Economics, 2020, 33, 1463–1498.  doi

Nowotny, Klaus and Dieter Pennerstorfer. “Network migration: Do neighbouring regions matter?” Regional Studies, 2019, 53, 107–117.  doi

Janger, Jürgen and Klaus Nowotny. “Job choice in academia.” Research Policy, 2016, 45, 1672–1683.  doi

Gottholmseder, Georg, Klaus Nowotny, Gerald Pruckner, and Engelbert Theurl. “Stress perception and commuting.” Health Economics, 2009, 18, 559–576.  doi