First name(s), family name

Thomas Michael Url

Current Position(s)

Economist, Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO), Vienna

  • Risk, Insurance, and Capital Based Old Age Provision
  • European Economic and Monetary Union
  • Applied Econometrics

Date of birth

June 2, 1963

Nationality

Austria

Private

married one child

Education

  • 1988 - 1990: Institute of Advanced Studies, Economics Department, Vienna: Post Graduate Scholarship
  • 1987 - 1993: Universities of Graz and Vienna: Economics (Dokoratsstudium)
  • 1981 - 1986: University of Graz: Economics (Diplomstudium)

Degree(s) od Diploma(s) obtained

Mag.rer.soc.oec.,

Dr.rer.soc.oec.

Theme of thesis

The Effects of Exchange Rate Policy on the Wage and Price Formation in Austria

Employment Record

  • 1994 - date: Economist, Austrian Institute of Economic Research, Vienna
  • 1990 - 1993: Assistant Professor, Institute for Advanced Studies, Economics Department, Vienna

Other professional activities

  • 2017 to date: Austrian Statistical Society, Head of Working Group on Economoic Statistics and National Accounts
  • 2017 to date: Lecturer at the University of Vienna
  • 2017: Lecturer at the University of Graz
  • 01 - 07 2015: Visiting Scholar, Dept. of Econometrics and Business Statistics Monash University, Melbourne
  • 2014 to date: Expert Member Austrian Fiscal Council
  • 2012 to 2016: Member Austrian Pension Commission
  • 2008 to date: Member of Editorial Board, Empirica, Journal of European Economics.
  • 01 - 06 2006: Visiting Scholar, Dept. of Economics Univ. of Strathclyde, Glasgow
  • 2000: Course director, OECD Seminar on Forecasting, Vienna
  • 1999 - 2002: Editor WIFO-Monatsberichte, Austrian Economic Quarterly
  • 1996 to 2017: Lecturer at the Vienna University of Economics and Business
  • 01 - 06 1996: Research Fellow at the Konjunkturinstitutet Stockholm
  • 1995 - 1996: Lecturer at the Federal Administrative Academy
  • 1994 - 2000: Lecturer at the Joint Vienna Institute, OECD Seminar on Forecasting, Vienna
  • 1992 - 1995: Lecturer at the Institute of European Studies, Vienna

Language Skills

German: mother tongue

English: excellent