First name, family name

Stephan Schulmeister

Current position

Independent economic researcher and university lecturer

  • Instability of financial markets and its impact on the real economy
  • structural changes in international trade




  • 2010: International Monatary Fund (Visiting Scholar)
  • 2005 and 1998: University of New Hampshire, Visiting Scholar
  • 1987/88: Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin, Research Fellow
  • 1983: New York University, Visiting Scholar
  • 1975/76: Johns Hopkins University, Bologna
  • 1972-1974: Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna
  • 1968/72: University of Vienna, Economics
  • 1965/70: University of Vienna, Law

Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained

Dr. jur., Mag. rer.soc. oec. (University of Vienna)

Employment Record

  • 1986-1987: Research fellow, Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin
  • 1972-2012: Austrian Institute of Economic Research
  • since then: Independent economic researcher and university lecturer

Other professional activities

  • American Economic Association
  • Lecturer at the University of Vienna, at the University of Economics and Business Administration, Vienna, at the Management Center Innsbruck and and at several other universities of applied sciences
  • 1973-date: Consultant to various Austrian government agencies and to the Advisory Council on Social and Economic Policy
  • Member of the Austrian Economic Association and the American Economics


Lecturer at the University of Economics, Vienna, and at the Danube University Krems

Language skills

  • German: mother tongue
  • English: excellent
  • Italian: fluent