Jesus Crespo Cuaresma is Director of Economic Analysis at the Wittgenstein Centre and has an oversight function of three WIC Research Groups, Professor of Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), as well as and Research Scholar at the International Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA). He studied Economics at the University of Sevilla (Spain) and received his PhD from the University of Vienna. He has published numerous articles in renowned scientific journals and acts as a scientific consultant to the World Bank and the Austrian Institute of Economic Research. 

Areas of Expertise

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Economic Growth
  • Human Capital
  • Economic Policy

Research Areas

Curriculum Vitae

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Affiliation: IIASA, WU
E-Mail: jcrespo(at)wu.ac.at
Phone: +43 1 31336 4530 (WU) +43 2236 807 513 (IIASA)

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The Wittgenstein Centre aspires to be a world leader in the advancement of demographic methods and their application to the analysis of human capital and population dynamics. In assessing the effects of these forces on long-term human well-being, we combine scientific excellence in a multidisciplinary context with relevance to a global audience. It is a collaboration among the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW), the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the University of Vienna.