Anna Burton is economist and has been working in the Research Group "Regional Economics and Spatial Analysis" at WIFO since
2020. Her research focuses on issues related to tourism and leisure economics, in particular the analysis of economic policy
measures in a regional context and regional development, as well as national and international impact analyses. Anna Burton
also teaches various subjects in statistics and macroeconomics at Modul University Vienna, University of Applied Sciences
WKW Vienna and University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna. She completed her master's degree at Columbia University in New
York and has been conducting research on sustainable innovation and regional resilience in tourism as part of her PhD studies
at Modul University Vienna since 2019. Prior, she gained experience as a research associate at the Institute for Business
Ethics and Sustainable Strategy (IBES) at the University of Applied Sciences WKW Vienna and analyst in the private sector.