Ambre Maucorps


telephone: (+43-1) 533 66 10-43

Ambre Maucorps is Economist at wiiw. Her research focuses on the EU regional policy. She has contributed to and also led several EU-wide evaluations, impact assessments and research studies on the effects of EU funding (ERDF, EAFRD, etc.) on regional economic development, including in a cross-border context. From her academic background and professional experience, she acquired strong quantitative and qualitative analysis skills. Ambre Maucorps holds a Degree of Engineering (with a major in Economics) from the Ecole des Ponts ParisTech, France, as well as a M.A. degree in European Economics from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium, and has worked in Brussels, London and Vienna.

Austria, Vienna

External Publications

Articles in refereed journals
  • 'The Impact of the Green and Digital Transition on Regional Cohesion in Europe' (with Roman Römisch, Thomas Schwab and Nina Vujanović), Intereconomics, Volume 58, Number 2, 2023, pp. 102–110
Other working papers and discussion series
  • 'New EU own resources: possibilities and limitations of steering effects and sectoral policy co-benefits' (with Philipp Heimberger, Mario Holzner, Niko Korpar, Bernhard Moshammer, Danuše Nerudová, Margit Schratzenstaller and Veronika Solilová), in: Mirari Uriarte Iraola (eds), European Parliament, Policy Department for Budgetary Affairs Directorate-General for Internal Policies, Study, PE 731.895, March 2022
  • 'Evaluation of the Common Agricultural Policy's impact on territorial development of rural areas: socio-economic aspects' (with ADE, CCRI, CREA and ÖIR), European Commission, DG Agriculture and Rural Development, 2019-2020
  • 'The EU farming employment: current challenges and future prospects' (with CCRI, Red2Red Consultores and University of Tuscia and ÖIR), European Parliament, Policy Department for Structural and Cohesion Policies, 2019

wiiw Publications

wiiw Monthly Reports
  • 'Phasing out coal? A challenge to European territorial cohesion in times of energy crisis', in: Vasily Astrov (eds), Monthly Report No. 09/2022, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 9, Vienna, September 2022, pp. 18-22
  • 'Chart of the month: The role of capital regions in CESEE', in: Vasily Astrov (eds), Monthly Report No. 06/2022, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 6, Vienna, June 2022, pp. 7-8
  • 'Chart of the month: Economic growth and carbon emissions in CESEE countries', Monthly Report No. 12/2020, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 12, Vienna, December 2020, pp. 7-8
  • 'The European Green Deal and agriculture: are EU regional farming systems ready for the green transition?', Monthly Report No. 12/2020, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 12, Vienna, December 2020, pp. 18-25
wiiw Research Reports
  • 'The Future of EU Cohesion - Effects of the Twin Transition on Disparities across European Regions' (with Roman Römisch, Thomas Schwab and Nina Vujanović), Bertelsmann Stiftung (eds), wiiw Research Report, No. 467, Vienna, May 2023
wiiw Working Papers
  • 'The Effects of the EU Cohesion Policy on Regional Economic Growth: Using Structural Equation Modelling for Impact Assessment' (with Stefan Jestl and Roman Römisch), wiiw Working Paper, No. 185, Vienna, August 2020
wiiw Opinion Pieces
  • 'Phasing out coal?', wiiw Opinion Piece, Vienna, October 2022