Kurt Bayer

Senior Research Associate

e-Mail: bayer@wiiw.ac.at

Kurt Bayer is Senior Research Associate of wiiw. His research interests focus on crisis prevention and resolution, industrial and innovation policies, anti-corruption and transparency and EU economic policy. In prior positions Mr. Bayer was a researcher and board member at the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (1971/95), Deputy Director General for Economic Policy and International Financial Institutions at the Austrian Ministry of Finance (1995/2008), Board Director at the World Bank (2002/2004) and Board Director at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (2008/12). He obtained degrees in law (University of Graz, Austria, 1966), international relations (Johns Hopkins Bologna Center, 1967), economics (University of Maryland, 1971).

Austria, Vienna