First name, family name

Martin Falk

Current Positions

Senior Economist


  • 2002 Dr. rer. pol (Ph.D. Economics), University of Regensburg (title of the thesis: "The Demand for Heterogenous Labour: Empirical Evidence at the Industry and Firm-Level for Germany")
  • 1995 Diplom-Volkswirt, University of Kiel, Germany

professional and academic appointments

  • 10/2002- Senior research staff Austrian Institute of Economic Research
  • 5/2016 - Visiting professor, Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce
  • 5/2011 - 7/2011 Visiting fellow Birmingham Business School
  • 5/1996 - 9/2002 Research Fellow ZEW Mannheim, Germany
  • 2/1996 - 4/1996 Research Fellow, University of Kiel, Department of Agricultural Economics, Germany
  • 6/1992 - 7/1995 Research assistant Kiel Institute for the World Economy and University of Kiel, Department of Agricultural Economics


  • 11/2015 Visiting lecturer at the University of Lapland, Rovaniemi (FI): "Trends and determinants of demand for international downhill skiing" , Empirical modelling of winter tourism demand","Introduction to quantitative hospitality research"

Key areas of research

Industrial and labour economics, applied economics, Economics of innovation and technological change, international economics, Tourism economics, cultural economics, hospitality research

Other fields of activities

  • 2016: Member of the scientific committee of the International Conferences on Tourism (ICOT) 2016
  • 2015: Reviewer South Africa National Research Foundation (NRF)
  • 2009-: Editorial Board "Empirica"
  • 2000: Member of the ARGE-Research group "Advantages of use of official micro-data" ("M√∂glichlichkeiten der Nutzung von Mikrodaten")

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