The research platform eeecon focuses on research in the fields of empirical and experimental economics, both of equal importance.
eeecon researchers are dealing with a broad range on economic topics, such as:
- economic integration
- experimental economics
- empirical economics
- risk management
- environmental economics
The research platform was founded in 2010 including the research centers of the University of Innsbruck "Empirical Economics and Econometrics", "Environmental Economics and Regional Development", "Experimental Economics and Applied Game Theory", and "Financial Markets and Risk"
eeecon members are affiliated with the following departments of the University of Innsbruck:
- Department of Statistics
- Department of Public Finance
- Department of Economics
- Department of Banking and Finance
The main objective of eeecon is to deepen the cooperation between the involved departments, leading to interdisciplinary research projects and co-authorships. The own working paper series allows eeecon members to publish their current research projects and make available to a broad company.
Last, regularly hold workshops with participation of international speakers represent the high quality standard of the research work.