Employees

Christoph Hauser

Hauser Christoph
PD Dr. Christoph Hauser
Lecturer for Economics & Research Methods
+43 5372 71819 138
Christoph.Hauserfh-kufstein.ac.at

Biographical Sketch & education

Dr. Christoph Hauser studied International Business Administration at the University of Innsbruck and the Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane/Australia). Subsequently he was a research assistant at the Department of Economics of the University of Innsbruck.

“The Spatial Dimension of Social Capital” is the title of his doctoral thesis. The main research focus is the impact of social attitudes and networks on regional innovation performance. A major finding is the importance of tacit knowledge for innovation processes which can only be diffused in personal face-to-face contacts. Regions with high rates of social trust and interpersonal contacts exhibit better conditions for knowledge diffusion and higher rates of innovation.

As a postdoctoral researcher and university assistant Dr. Christoph Hauser continued his research activities with an emphasis on effects of social capital and its regional constitution. The rectorate of the University of Innsbruck granted him the hablitation for the excellence of scientific research in 2016.

In collaboration projects with the Federation of the Tyrolian Industry and the Institute of Economic Research of the Chamber of Commerce of Bozen/Bolzano Dr. Christoph Hauser communicated the findings on regional factors of competitiveness to a broad public. In addition he acquired extensive experience in applied market analysis in projects with the consulting agency Fehradvice and the energy provider Enamo.

News of the FH Kufstein

11. Expertentalk der Tiroler Versicherungsagenten

Prof.in (FH) Dr. Kristina Kampfer und Prof. (FH) DDr. Mario Situm der FH Kufstein Tirol hielten am 21. November 2019 den Hauptvortrag zum Rahmenthema „Digitale Transformation: Chancen und Möglichkeiten durch den Einsatz digitaler Instrumente im Agenturalltag“.

Learn more
Leistung zahlt sich aus und wird belohnt: FH Kufstein Tirol schüttet 96.002,28 € an Studierende aus

Die Fachhochschule Kufstein Tirol hat 69 Studierenden ein Leistungsstipendium des Bundesministeriums für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Forschung verliehen.

Learn more
Exkursion zur HILTI AG nach Liechtenstein

Studierende des Bachelorstudiengangs Unternehmensführung der FH Kufstein Tirol besuchten die HILTI AG, Liechtenstein. Ziel der Exkursion war hinter die Kulissen des weltweit tätigen Konzerns zu blicken, der nach wie vor als Familienunternehmen geführt wird.

Learn more