Vienna EUROMOD Workshop, 17 -18 September 2018


Silvia Rocha-Akis and Marian Fink, Austrian Institute of Economic Research

Markus Tiefenbacher, University of Salzburg

Paul Eckerstorfer, Parliamentary Budget Office (Austria)

Florian Wakolbinger and Viktor Steiner, GAW Institute (Austria)

Michael Fuchs & Katarina Hollan, European Centre (Austria)

Mihail Aradarenko, Jelena Zarkovic Rakic and Saša Ranđelović, University of Belgrade

Marjan Petreski, University American College Skopje

Nermin Oruc, CDESS Sarajevo

Sarah Kuypers, Francesco Figari, Gerlinde Verbist

Salvador Barrios, Alberto Tumino, Wouter Van Der Wielen

Katrin Gasior, Pasquale Recchia

Tommaso Fratini, Andrea Riganti

Martina Pezer, Slavko Bezeredi, Chrysa Leventi

Katrin Gasior, Chrysa Leventi, Michael Noble, Gemma Wright, Helen Barnes

Avram, Daria Popova


The European Centre together with ISER/University of Essex (United Kingdom) organises the Vienna EUROMOD Workshop, taking place at the Austria Trend Hotel Ananas from 17 – 18 September 2018.

The Wokshop comprises the following sessions:

  • Tax-benefit microsimulation in Austria (17 September, morning)
  • Western BalkanMod initiative of the Eastern European Social Policy Network (17 September, afternoon)
  • New research directions using EUROMOD (18 September, morning)

The Vienna EUROMOD Workshop focuses on researchers and public representatives with expertise in social protection as well as tax-benefit microsimulation from Austria and the Western Balkan countries, and even beyond (EU, EaP-Eastern Partnership countries, etc.).

For more information, click on the agenda.

Presentations on 17 September 2018

Morning sessions

  • Silvia Rocha-Akis and Marian Fink: Family bonus plus – The new tax relief for families in Austria
  • Markus Tiefenbacher: Introduction of behavioural responses to EUROMOD - Applying the Austrian family tax credit
  • Michael Fuchs & Katarina Hollan: Simulation of a basic security for children in Austria
  • Paul Eckerstorfer: Overview on simulations carried out by the Parliamentary Budget Office
  • Florian Wakolbinger: Low-wage employment and the reform of the Austrian tax-benefit-system

Afternoon sessions

  • Saša Ranđelović: SRMOD – development, applications and future plans
  • Marjan Petreski: The modelling exercise for building tax and benefit microsimulation model for Macedonia
  • Nermin Oruć: Estimating distributional effects of proposed changes of labour legislation in BiH using BiHMOD
  • Michael Fuchs & Katarina Hollan: Western BalkanMod initiative

Presentations on 18 September 2018

Morning sessions

Bridging Function of the European Centre


Conference/Expert workshop
2018-09-17 - 2018-09-18


Austria Trend Hotel Ananas

Rechte Wienzeile 93-95
1050 Vienna