Alexander Daminger has been an economist in the Research Group "Structural Change and Regional Development" at WIFO since
2022. Previous positions include consultant in the area of transfer pricing at Deloitte and research associate at the Chair
of Retail Real Estate at the University of Regensburg. His PhD, which he completed in 2021 at the University of Regensburg,
focused on the spatial effects of German homeownership subsidies. During his doctoral studies, he received scholarship funding
by the Hanns Seidel Foundation; furthermore, in 2021, he received the teaching award of the Department of Economics at the
University of Regensburg for his special commitment to teaching and supervision. Alexander Daminger's research interests lie
in particular at the intersection of urban and regional economics with public finance and real estate economics.