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LBS Students Consulting Breitspur Planungsgesellschaft

LBS Students Consulting Breitspur Planungsgesellschaft

Breitspur Planungsgesellschaft is a joint venture founded between four state railway companies, uniting Austria, Slovakia, Ukraine and Russia in a multinational railway project. The project is directed to bring a direct railway connection from Asia to the centre of Europe by extending the existing broad-gauge line from Kosice to the Twin City region Vienna-Bratislava.

Capitalism and Democracy in the Age of Rising Concentration

Capitalism and Democracy in the Age of Rising Concentration

Christian Reiner, senior researcher at LBS, published a new working paper in the LBS working paper series together with Christian Bellak, professor at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. The topic of capitalism and democracy is extremely current and of interest not only to academic scholars but to everyone who cares about liberal values and a thriving as well as inclusive democracy.

#PeaceBell Kick-off in the Austrian Parliament

#PeaceBell Kick-off in the Austrian Parliament

On March 9, our second semester International Management & Leadership students were invited to a “Peace workshop” in the Austrian Parliament by Member of the Parliament Mag. Martin Engelberg. The workshop primarily served to kick off the Peacebell project within the framework of the course Empirical Research Methods.

Collaboration with the Social City Vienna

Collaboration with the Social City Vienna

For this year’s course, LBS Senior Lecturer for Research Methods, Dr. Verena Régent, found a particularly interesting partnership: Together with the Viennese organization “Social City Wien”, the Irish/American musician and artist Michael Patrick Kelly will create a #Peacebell for the city of Vienna.

The Age of Prototyping

The Age of Prototyping

On December 3, 2019, LBS hosted the 6th fireplace talk out of a talk series organized by FHWien der WKW and LBS in the frame of a collaborative project (“[email protected]”) funded by the City of Vienna, MA23. As an essential part of the project, the fireplace...
The Economics of Climate Change

The Economics of Climate Change

Christian Reiner, senior researcher at LBS, was invited by the Carinthian Economic Society (Volkswirtschaftliche Gesellschaft Kärnten) to deliver a talk on the economics of climate change. About 100 visitors attended the talk on October 3rd 2019 in Klagenfurt, Carinthia’s capital. Mr Reiner stressed the economic case for ambitious climate policy as well as the chances for business.