Christoph Badelt

Christoph Badelt (born February 26, 1951) is the current director of the Austrian Institute of Economic Research[1] and professor at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. He was rector of the Vienna University of Economics and Business from March 2002[2] until September 2015.[3]

He is an economist specializing in social policy. He has done notable work in the economics of nonprofit organizations.[4]

In 1998, Badelt, among others, was commissioned by the Austrian Government to study the state of the family in Austria.[5] He was elected Austrian Scientist of the Year in 1999 and has held the office of the rector since spring 2002.


  1. ^ "Christoph Badelt tritt Amt als neuer WIFO-Leiter an (Christoph Badelt is the new director of WIFO)". Retrieved September 13, 2016.
  2. ^ Salzman, Michael (2003). The World of Learning 2004. Routledge. p. 131. ISBN 1-85743-182-0.
  3. ^ "Christoph Badelt WU Wien". Archived from the original on October 1, 2016. Retrieved September 16, 2016.
  4. ^ Steven Rathgeb Smith; Michael Lipsky (1 April 1995). Nonprofits for Hire: The Welfare State in the Age of Contracting. Harvard University Press. p. 251n. ISBN 978-0-674-62639-3. Retrieved 21 July 2012.
  5. ^ Jacob Kofi Hevi (16 October 2002). Cultural Values and the Family Beyond Year 2000: Principles, Policies and Reality. Universal-Publishers. p. 124. ISBN 978-1-58112-163-6. Retrieved 21 July 2012.