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Curriculum Vitae

Deutsch Edwin


Born in 1945, Austrian citizen, height 176cm, loves music and mountaineering.


  • Studies of mathematics at the University of Technology, Vienna, first university degree received as Dipl. Ing. (academic Engineer) 1970
  • Post graduate studies of Economics at the Institute of Advanced Studies, Vienna, and at the CEPREMAP, Paris, Doctoral degree at the University of Technology 1977
  • Habilitation (Univ.Doz.) for Economics and Applied Econometrics at the Institute for Econometrics, University of Technology 1986

Present Position

since 1987 ao.Univ.Prof. (associate professor) at the Institute for Econometrics, Operations Research und System Theory at the University of Technology, Vienna

Intermediate Courses in Microeconometrics and Applied Economic Modelling

Main fields of interest

Microeconomic and microeconometric methods (qualitative data, panel data, survival analysis, size and income distributions, aggregation issues) applied to

  • Housing economics (market structure, survey analysis, housing finance)
  • Analysis of SMEs (performance, survival, finance and regional development of small and medium size enterprises)

International academic cooperations

  • Research associate at the University of California at Berkeley
  • Visiting fellow of the University of Glasgow, CHRUS: Centre for Housing Research and Urban Studies
  • Visiting professor at the IUP, University Paris Dauphine
  • Research studies at the University of Nanterre, Paris
  • Organizer of the Working Group "Housing Economics" of the ENHR: European Network for Housing Research ENHR, together with Michael Ball, London, and Kenneth Gibb, Glasgow
  • Member of the advisory board of HBE (Housing and the Built Environment), Technical University of Delft, The Netherlands

Academic experience record

  • 1974 Development of an information system for budget forecasting in the Austrian Ministry of Finance
  • Autumn 1978 Visiting professor and faculty member of SUNY in Buffalo, USA
  • 1980 – 1997 Lecturing at the University of Economics, Vienna and the Institute for Economics at the University of Vienna
  • Autumn 1992 Research at the University of California at Berkeley, USA
  • Summer 1993 Research at the Center for Housing Research, Glasgow, UK
  • Autumn 1995 Research at the IFB, Gävle / Uppsala Sweden
  • Since 2001 lecturer in economics for real estate management at the FH Vienna (FH business and management school)
  • Since 2001 lecturer in housing economics at the Institute for Finance (Finanzwissenschaften) at the University of Technology, Vienna
  • Spring 2002 Research at the Business School of the University of St.Petersburg, Russia
  • Spring 2004 Research at the University of Glasgow, CHRUS, UK
  • Spring 2006 Lectures in Portfolio management and real estate finance at the University Dauphine, IUP, Paris

Professional experience

  • Expert for the Russian housing market (EU funded projects)
  • Housing market analysis and construction forecasts in cooperation with the FGW (Research Institute for Housing, Construction and Planning, Vienna)
  • Performance and finance of SMEs in cooperation with KMU Austria (SME Research Austria)
  • Expertise for bank guarantees in cooperation with the FGG (Finanzierungsgarantiegesellschaft, now succeeded by AWS)
  • Expertise for the establishment of a bank guarantee system for SMEs in Slovakia (study supported by the European Union) and in Bosnia-Herzegovina (study ordered by SEED-IFC-World Bank)
  • SME-Expertise for the SIC-Project: Sustrain Implemenent Corridor, Infrastructural project for the development of Central European Railway systems, financed by EU:INTERREG, in cooperation with the IHS, Vienna


2 Books with one translated into Russian, nearly 150 papers, actively and passively cited in the Social Science Citation Index