Lea Steininger


email: steininger@wiiw.ac.at
telephone: (+43-1) 533 66 10-23

Lea Steininger is an Economist at wiiw as well as at the University of Economics and Business' Economics Department (WU). Her research focuses on monetary economics, macro-finance, and monetary theory. She is a PhD candidate in monetary economics and holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Vienna. Lea is also a visiting researcher at the UC, Berkeley Economics Department in fall 2022. Before starting her PhD, she was employed as a Research Analyst at the European Central Bank’s Monetary Policy Research Division. In the past, she also worked as a consultant at both the ECB and the United Nation's Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

Austria, Vienna

List of Publications

External Publications

External Publications

Shorter papers and comments
  • 'EZB-Zinserhöhungen behindern Klimaschutz' (with Philipp Heimberger), Makronom-Magazin, 8 September 2022
  • 'EZB-Zinserhöhungen behindern Klimaschutz' (with Philipp Heimberger), Die Presse, Der ökonomische Blick, 6 September 2022
  • 'ECB interest rate hikes will damage climate protection policies' (with Philipp Heimberger), The London School of Economics and Political Science - LSE, 15 August 2022
  • 'Das europäische Seriendrama' (with Philipp Heimberger), DerStandard, 31 July 2022
Other working papers and discussion series
  • 'Zooming in on Monetary Policy - The Labor Share and Production Dynamics of Two Million Firms' (with Jan Philipp Fritsche), Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung e.V. (DIW Berlin), Discussion Papers 1967, 2021