Katharina Falkner joined WIFO as an economist in the Research Group "Climate, Environmental and Resource Economics" in 2022.
She is also employed as a research assistant at the Institute for Sustainable Economic Development at the University of Natural
Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU), where she completed her Doctoral studies of Social and Economic Sciences in 2022.
Her main research interests lie in (agricultural) climate change adaptation and mitigation, sustainable development and land
use, and sustainable transition. In her research she mainly uses quantitative approaches and integrated land use modelling.
She has worked on several national research projects (ACRP, ÖAW, StartClim). Katharina Falkner holds a master's degree in
Agricultural and Food Economics (study focus: agricultural and food policy; regional development and rural sociology) from
BOKU Vienna. During her studies at BOKU Vienna she spent a research stay at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch,