Focus:

  • Sustainable production and consumption
  • Innovation and economic change: business models, modes of provision, markets
  • Evaluation and impact analyses
  • Innovation and environmental policy
  • Circular Economy and resource use

Harald Wieser joined the Austrian Institute for SME Research in August 2020. As a trained economist and sociologist, he adopts a systemic perspective and deploys both qualitative and quantitative methods of social and economic research. Having previously worked in various capacities at Eurac Research in Bolzano, Maastricht University, Austrian Chamber of Labour, and the University of Manchester, Harald brings several years of research experience at the interface of market dynamics and resource use. He obtained an MSc in Socio-Ecological Economics and Policy from Vienna University of Economics and Business and a PhD in Innovation Management and Policy from the University of Manchester.

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