Alexander Daminger has been working as an economist in the "Regional Economics and Spatial Analysis" research group at WIFO
since 2022. His previous career included working as a consultant in transfer pricing at Deloitte and as a research assistant
at the Chair of Retail Real Estate at the University of Regensburg.
In 2021, he completed his doctorate (Dr. rer. pol.) at the University of Regensburg, where he focused on the spatial effects
of German homeownership subsidies. He was awarded both the Research Prize of the German Real Estate Academy (DIA) and the
"Statistical Science for the Society" young scientist award from the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) for his dissertation.
During his doctoral studies, he was supported by a scholarship from the Hanns-Seidel Foundation.
In recognition of his exceptional commitment to teaching and mentoring, he received the Excellence in Teaching Award from
the Faculty of Business, Economics, and Real Estate at the University of Regensburg in 2021.
Alexander Daminger's research interests lie at the intersection of urban and regional economics, public finance, and real