Dr. Wolfgang Briglauer

Dr. Wolfgang Briglauer
Head of the Digitalization and Regulation Research Section

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Dr. Wolfgang Briglauer is Head of the Digitalization and Regulation Research Section at EcoAustria. His research focus is on economic issues concerning the digital revolution, industrial economics, and regulation.

Briglauer studied Economics at Johannes-Kepler-University in Linz, earning his doctorate in 2001 with honours. From 2000 to 2009, he supported the Austrian Regulatory Authority for Broadcasting and Telecommunications (RTR) in Vienna and was responsible for issues concerning the market definition, market analysis, and sectoral ex-ante regulation. Later, he was a researcher at the Institute for Regulatory Economics at the Vienna University of Business and Economics (WU), where his research focused primarily on electronic communication markets. From 2013 to 2017, Briglauer was a Research Associate at the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim. In addition to his position with EcoAustria, Wolfgang Briglauer serves as a Senior Researcher in the field of “Digital Economy” at ZEW.

The research of Wolfgang Briglauer is regularly published in leading scientific journals in his field of expertise, among others the Journal of Regulatory Economics, Review of Network Economics, Information Economics and Policy, as well as Telecommunications Policy.

Research areas

  • Digitalization Telecommunication markets
  • Regulation
  • Competition