Stefan Jestl


telephone: (+43-1) 533 66 10-21

Stefan Jestl is Economist at wiiw where he is involved in studies on labour mobility, labour market and infrastructure as well as wealth and income distribution. He has obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Management & Entrepreneurship at the University of Applied Sciences Vienna as well as a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Economics at the University of Economics and Business in Vienna. Currently, he is enrolled in a Ph.D. programme in Economics at the University of Economics and Business in Vienna. In addition, he is a member of the scientific project staff of the Research Institute 'Economics of Inequality' (Ineq) at the University of Economics and Business in Vienna. Previously, he worked as a Research Assistant at wiiw.

Austria, Vienna

External Publications

Articles in non-refereed journals
  • 'Of Proprietors and Proletarians - Inequality, Household Indebtedness, Macroeconomic Imbalances and the Ownership Society' (with Mario Holzner), Materialien zu Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft, No. 141, 2015 link
  • 'Immobilienvermögen und Hypothekarverschuldung der Haushalte im Europavergleich' (with Mario Holzner and Sebastian Leitner), Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft, Vol. 41, No. 1, 2015, pp. 49-70 link
Other working papers and discussion series
  • 'Can't Keep Up with the Joneses: How Relative Deprivation Pushes Internal Migration in Austria' (with Mathias Moser and Anna K. Raggl), INEQ Working Paper Series, No. 5, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, 2017 link

wiiw Publications

wiiw Monthly Reports
  • 'The economic role of railway networks – a historical perspective' (with Mario Holzner), Monthly Report No. 2/2017, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 2, Vienna, February 2017, pp. 8-15
  • 'Integration of migrants from different countries of origin in EU labour markets' (with Michael Landesmann), Monthly Report No. 3/2016, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 3, Vienna, March 2016, pp. 11-15
  • 'Job-skill mismatch patterns in EU labour markets: migrants versus natives' (with Michael Landesmann and Sandra M. Leitner), Monthly Report No. 6/2015, wiiw Monthly Report, No. 6, Vienna, June 2015, pp. 4-10
wiiw Research Reports
  • 'Migrants and Natives in EU Labour Markets: Mobility and Job-Skill Mismatch Patterns' (with Michael Landesmann and Sandra M. Leitner), wiiw Research Report, No. 403, Vienna, July 2015 link
wiiw Balkan Observatory Working Papers
  • 'Introducing Railway Time in the Balkans: Economic effects of railway construction in Southeast Europe and beyond since the early 19th century until present days' (with Eduard Alvarez, Mario Holzner and Jordi Marti-Henneberg), wiiw Balkan Observatory Working Paper, No. 121, Vienna, May 2016 link