Fireplace Talks

Dr. Harel’s Exchange Week at LBS

Dr. Harel’s Exchange Week at LBS

Dr. Ronen Harel from the Department of Business Administration of the Ben Gurion University of the Negev visited LBS from April 16 to April 20 as part of the Erasmus+ lecturer exchange program. The purpose of his visit was to shadow LBS lecturers and implement best practices in his home institution.

LBS Senior Researcher invited to join economic research group

LBS Senior Researcher invited to join economic research group

Dr. Christian Reiner, Senior Researcher at LBS, was invited to join a research group on “Oligopoly, Stagnation and Power” at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. The research group consists of approx. ten economic researchers from different institutional backgrounds aiming to explore possible futures of capitalism while taking into account the rising concentration in a large number of markets, the resulting higher power of firms, slow economic growth and the possible relationships between these phenomena.

President of the National Bank of Austria visits LBS

President of the National Bank of Austria visits LBS

On March 15, 2018, we were privileged to host Dkfm. Dr. Claus J. Raidl, President of the National Bank of Austria (OeNB – Österreichische Nationalbank) as part of the Fireplace Talks at Lauder Business School. During the session, Dr. Raidl offered insights into the OeNB’s mandate, its decision-making bodies, the tasks of the central bank as well as the current challenges facing the OeNB and the EU.

New Graduate Research Assistant at LBS

New Graduate Research Assistant at LBS

We are happy to announce that Clemens Weisgram, Master student of our Banking, Finance and Compliance (BFC) program, was appointed as the new Graduate Research Assistant (GRA) at Lauder Business School. In the forthcoming spring term, he will work together with Dr. Christian Reiner, Senior Researcher at LBS, on research projects in the field of real estate economics. The projects are part of an ongoing research cooperation between the LBS and the Institute for Urban and Regional Research at the Austrian Academy of Sciences.



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Companies Going Global

Dr. Christian Reiner, Senior Researcher at LBS, gave a presentation on the internationalization of firms at a seminar for Austrian teachers at secondary schools on 12.October 2018. The seminar was organized by the Institut für Österreichkunde and the Österreichische Geographische Gesellschaft.
Firms with international activities, i.e. exports and/or foreign direct investment, are quite distinct from firms with no international orientation. In addition, exports are heavily concentrated; a small share of exporters account for a large share of exports.

Celebrating 15 years of LBS with Ambassador Lauder

On October 9, 2018 we were honored to welcome our Founder and President Ambassador Ronald S. Lauder and celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Lauder Business School! In the presence of our Founder and President Ambassador Ronald. S. Lauder, our Vice President Prof. Jacob I. Biderman, the Executive VP and CEO of The Ronald S. Lauder Foundation Rabbi Joshua Spinner, the LBS Executive Director Alexander Zirkler, as well as many distinguished guests, faculty members and students, we were delighted to celebrate 15 years of Lauder Business School!

A Story of an LBS intern

We are happy to report on one of our successful internships by bachelor graduate Gioia Stanisavljevic as part of the LBS International Business Administration program. Gioia worked as a Management Trainee at LKW WALTER for the past six months and her experience was very rewarding.

As she explains in the interview: „I was relatively quickly allowed to participate operationally in the France-Czech Republic department, and have already supported the Division Manager, processed orders and even done some scheduling. As a part of the program I also attended the traineeship courses, where I got more of an inside knowledge regarding the logistics and transport itself.”

The (new) power of firms

Christian Reiner, senior researcher at LBS, has co-authored with Christian Bellak, Professor of economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, three blogposts on the new power of firms in Europe and in the US. The three essays (in German) are now available as a Working Paper No 4 as part of the LBS working paper series.