Klaus Nowotny is Senior Economist at WIFO and has been working in the Research Group "Regional Economics and Spatial Analysis"
since 2007 and an Associate Professor at the Department of Economis at the University of Salzburg. His research focusses on
microeconometric analyses, in particular on issues of international migration and cross-border commuting at the regional level.
He has worked on numerous studies for the European Commission, the European Parliament and national authorities, also as leading
researcher. After studying Economics in Linz, he received his doctorate in Economics from the University of Innsbruck in 2006
and his venia docendi (habilitation) in Economics from the University of Salzburg in 2017. In 2013 he was a guest researcher
at the Regional Economics Applications Laboratory of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has published in international
journals such as Labor Economics, Research Policy, Health Economics, Journal of Population Economics, Regional Studies and
the Journal of Regional Science.