Kurt Bayer

Senior Research Associate

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

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

List of Publications

wiiw Publications

wiiw Publications

wiiw Opinion Pieces
  • 'Catalan Independence: Economic costs could be significant', wiiw Opinion Piece, Vienna, October 2017