New Working Paper: ‘Competition Universialism’

New SPACE Working Paper on ‘Competition Universialism’ by C. Gräbner and S. Pühringer This new working paper by SPACE team leaders Claudius Gräbner and Stephan Pühringer discusses the actual relevance and historical origins or ‘competition universalism’. In economics, competition is conceptualized as a nearly ubiquitous element of societies, or, at least, used to study a wide […]

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SPACE Podcast “Wettbewerb infrage”: 3rd episode online

The 3rd episode of SPACE Podcast entitled “publish-or-perish” is now online The SPACE Project (in cooperation with Lisa Puchner) is producing a podcast series entitled “Wettbewerb infrage” to support the dissemination of research results from the project and discuss the concept of competition more broadly. The podcast series combines results, negotiated positions and discussions from […]

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New Paper: Paradigms and Policies

‘Paradigms and policies: the state of economics in the German-speaking countries’ by Pühringer, Kapeller and Grimm The question whether, to what extent and through which channels a distinct form of economic thinking is influencing economic policies is often debated in various contributions to the social studies of economics. In a recently published paper in the […]

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New Paper: Theory and Empirics of Capability Accumulation

‘Theory and Empirics of Capability Accumulation: Implications for Macroeconomic Modelling’ by Aistleitner, Gräbner and Hornykewycz One essential determinant for the international competitiveness of firms is the level of technological capabilities. In a recent paper, SPACE researchers Matthias Aistleitner and Claudius Gräbner, together with Anna Hornykewycz, searched for the determinants of these capabilities on the firm […]

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New Book Publication co-edited by Stephan Pühringer

“Power and Influence of Economists: Contributions to the Social Studies of Economics” edited by Jens Maesse, Stephan Pühringer, Thierry Rossier and Pierre Benz | 2021, Routledge Economists occupy leading positions in many different sectors including central and private banks, multinational corporations, the state and the media, as well as serving as policy consultants on everything […]

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