1976: Magister rer. soc. oec.(University of Vienna)
1978/79. Graduate Studies at the University of Oxford
1980: Doctor rer. soc. oec. (University of Vienna)
1980-1995: Assistant Professor, University of Vienna
1983-1992: Adjunct Professor, Webster University, Vienna Campus
(Excellence in Teaching Award 1992)
1992-1999: Senior Economist, International Monetary Fund, Joint Vienna Institute
1994-1997: AGIP Professor of International Economics, The Johns Hopkins University, SAIS Bologna Center
Since 1997: Professor of International Economics, Diplomatic Academy of Vienna
Since 1997: Dean, Joint Post-Graduate Programme (MAIS) of the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and the University of Vienna"
Health Economics, History of Economic Thought, Principal-Agent-Theory, Monetary Economics, Economics of the EU.
Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Monetary Economics, Internatioal Trade Theory, Economics of the EU.