Johannes Pöschl

Economist

e-Mail: johannes.poeschl@wiiw.ac.at
telephone: (+43-1) 533 66 10-18

Johannes Pöschl is Research Economist and database expert at wiiw. His research focuses on innovation and technology transfer, international trade and competitiveness. He also has a background in software development. He has participated in various research projects for the European Commission (DG REGIO and DG ENTR) and in research projects funded by the Sixth and Seventh Framework Programmes (WIOD, MICRO-DYN). He is specialised in working with large and complex datasets. He graduated in Economics at the University of Vienna (2008) and in Information Systems at the Vienna University of Technology (2006) and is currently working on his PhD thesis on innovation and technology spillovers and productivity performance.

Austria, Vienna

External Publications

Articles in refereed journals
  • 'The importance of absorptive capacities: productivity effects of international R&D spillovers through intermediate inputs' (with Neil Foster-McGregor and Robert Stehrer), Economics of Innovation and New Technology, Vol. 26, No. 8, 2017, pp. 719-733
  • 'International R&D spillovers and Business Service Innovation' (with Neil Foster-McGregor and Robert Stehrer), The World Economy, Vol. 39, No. 12, 2016, pp. 2025–2045
  • 'Offshoring and the Elasticity of Labour Demand' (with Neil Foster-McGregor and Robert Stehrer), Open Economies Review, Vol. 27, No. 3, 2016, pp. 515-540
  • 'Offshoring, Inshoring and Labor Market Volatility' (with Neil Foster-McGregor), Asian Economic Journal, Vol. 29, No. 2, 2015, pp. 145-163
  • 'Austrian Exporters – Unique or alike? New insights and missing puzzle pieces' (with Robert Stehrer and Roman Stöllinger), Empirica, Vol. 39, No. 12, 2012, pp. 375-405
  • 'The impact of preferential trade agreements on the margins of international trade' (with Neil Foster-McGregor and Robert Stehrer), Economic Systems, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2011, pp. 84-97
Articles in books
  • 'Freihandel und Protektionismus - Theoretische Argumente und aktuelle Maßnahmen in der EU, den USA und China', Österreichs Außenwirtschaft 2009, Chapter 9, Kompetenzzentrum Forschungsschwerpunkt Internationale Wirtschaft (FIW), Vienna, December 2009, pp. 171-182
Other working papers and discussion series
  • 'Helping firms grow, Commission Staff Working Document SWD(2014)6319 final' (with Vasily Astrov, Alexandra Bykova, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Olga Pindyuk and Robert Stehrer), European Competitiveness Report 2014, Brussels, 2014
  • 'The World Input-Output Database (WIOD): Contents, Sources and Methods' (with Valeria Andreoni, Inaki Arto, Gaaitzen De Vries, Abdul Azeez Erumban, Joseph F. Francois, Aurelien Genty, Reitze Gouma, Bart Los, Frederik Neuwahl, Olga Pindyuk, Jose M. Rueda-Cantuche, Robert Stehrer, Gerhard Streicher, Umed Temurshoev and Alejandro Villanueva), WIOD Working Paper, No. 10, May 2012
  • 'Condemned to failure? Innovation projects and determinants of success by firm size and geographic location', MICRO-DYN Working Paper, No. 14/11, 2011
  • 'Launch of the MICRO-DYN centralised database including a report on experiences in developing and using firm level databases across EU member states' (with Rumen Dobrinsky), MICRO-DYN Working Paper, No. 12/11, 2011
  • 'Change begets change: Employment effects of technological and non-technological innovations – A comparison across countries' (with Sandra M. Leitner and Robert Stehrer), MICRO-DYN Working Paper, No. 32/10, 2010
  • 'Austrian Exporters: A Firm-Level Analysis' (with Robert Stehrer and Roman Stöllinger), MICRO-DYN Working Paper, No. 18/10, 2010
  • 'Characteristics of exporting and non-exporting firms in Austria' (with Robert Stehrer and Roman Stöllinger), FIW Research Reports 2009/2010, No. 1, Vienna, 2009

wiiw Publications

wiiw Monthly Reports
  • 'The effectiveness of public innovation support in the EU', Monthly Report No. 10/2015, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 10, Vienna, October 2015, pp. 19-24
  • 'German firms drive innovation in Europe and around the globe', Monthly Report No. 2/2014, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 2, Vienna, February 2014, pp. 6-9
  • 'Recent trends in the quality of traded goods: NMS are closing the gaps' (with Neil Foster-McGregor and Robert Stehrer), Monthly Report No. 3/2011, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 3, Vienna, March 2011, pp. 12-19
wiiw Research Reports
  • 'Improving Competitiveness in the Balkan Region – Opportunities and Limits' (with Hubert Gabrisch, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Mario Holzner, Michael Landesmann and Hermine Vidovic), wiiw Research Report, No. 411, Vienna, June 2016
  • 'Energy Efficiency and EU Industrial Competitiveness: Energy Costs and their Impact on Manufacturing Activity' (with Vasily Astrov, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Sandra M. Leitner, Olga Pindyuk and Robert Stehrer), wiiw Research Report, No. 405, Vienna, August 2015
  • 'Earnings Distributions and Dimensions of Inequality ' (with Neil Foster-McGregor, Sebastian Leitner, Sandra M. Leitner and Robert Stehrer), wiiw Research Report, No. 399, Vienna, December 2014
  • 'Reducing Productivity and Efficiency Gaps: the Role of Knowledge Assets, Absorptive Capacity and Institutions' (with Neil Foster-McGregor, Ana Rincon-Aznar, Robert Stehrer, Michaela Vecchi and Francesco Venturini), wiiw Research Report, No. 396, Vienna, September 2014
  • 'A ‘Manufacturing Imperative’ in the EU – Europe's Position in Global Manufacturing and the Role of Industrial Policy' (with Neil Foster-McGregor, Mario Holzner, Michael Landesmann, Robert Stehrer and Roman Stöllinger), wiiw Research Report, No. 391, Vienna, October 2013
  • 'Global Value Chains and the EU Industry' (with Martin Borowiecki, Bernhard Dachs, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Steffen Kinkel, Magdolna Sass, Thomas Christian Schmall, Robert Stehrer and Andrea Szalavetz), wiiw Research Report, No. 383, Vienna, October 2012
wiiw Working Papers
  • 'Welfare State Regimes and Social Determinants of Health in Europe' (with Katarina Valkova), wiiw Working Paper, No. 118, Vienna, July 2015
  • 'Capacities and Absorptive Barriers for International R&D Spillovers through Intermediate Inputs' (with Neil Foster-McGregor and Robert Stehrer), wiiw Working Paper, No. 108, Vienna, October 2014
  • 'Offshoring and the Elasticity of Labour Demand' (with Neil Foster-McGregor and Robert Stehrer), wiiw Working Paper, No. 90, Vienna, July 2012
  • 'Manufacturing Productivity: Effects of Service Sector Innovations and Institutions' (with Neil Foster-McGregor and Robert Stehrer), wiiw Working Paper, No. 89, Vienna, July 2012
  • 'Change Begets Change: Employment Effects of Technological and Non-Technological Innovations - a Comparison across Countries' (with Sandra M. Leitner and Robert Stehrer), wiiw Working Paper, No. 72, Vienna, January 2011
  • 'The Impact of Preferential Trade Agreements on the Margins of International Trade' (with Neil Foster-McGregor and Robert Stehrer), wiiw Working Paper, No. 70, Vienna, September 2010
  • 'Austrian Exporters: A Firm-Level Analysis' (with Robert Stehrer and Roman Stöllinger), wiiw Working Paper, No. 67, Vienna, July 2010
  • 'The Importance of Labour Mobility for Spillovers across Industries' (with Neil Foster-McGregor), wiiw Working Paper, No. 58, Vienna, October 2009
wiiw Research Reports in German Language
  • 'Steigerung der Wettbewerbsfähigkeit in der Balkanregion – Möglichkeiten und Grenzen' (with Hubert Gabrisch, Doris Hanzl-Weiss, Mario Holzner, Michael Landesmann and Hermine Vidovic), wiiw Research Report in German language, No. 3, Vienna, December 2015

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