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Researcher Profile

Robert Kalcik

 Robert Kalcik


Junior Scientist


Innovation Systems & Policy

Competence Unit

Innovation Systems & Policy




+43 50550 4556


+43 50550 4599


Giefinggasse 4, 1210 Vienna


Field: Innovation Dynamics and Modelling

Main Research: Research and Innovation Policy, Economics of Innovation

Experience: Robert Kalcik joined AIT in 2017 as Junior Scientist in the Center for Innovation Systems and Policy. His work focuses on the socio-economic impact of international RTI policy. He previously worked at the Brussels-based economic policy think-tank Bruegel conducting research on innovation and competitiveness in low-carbon technologies. Prior to this position, Robert was leading data manager for an international consultancy supporting evidence-based policy making for education authorities in Australia and the Middle East. He conducted research for the Austrian National Bank, the University of Melbourne and the Sustainable Europe Research Institute. He holds a master’s degree in Economics from the University of Vienna.

  • 2016-2017: Research Assistant
    Bruegel / Belgium
  • 2013-2017: Research Associate / Data Manager
    Parkville Global Advisory / Australia
  • 2012-2012: Research Assistant
    University of Melbourne, Department of Economics / Australia
  • 2011-2012: Research Assistant
    OeNB - Austrian National Bank / Austria
  • 2011-2012: Research Assistant
    Sustainable Europe Research Institute / Austria


  • Is Brexit an opportunity to reform the European Parliament?
    Author(s): Robert Kalcik, Guntram Wolff
    Journal: Bruegel Policy Contribution (2017)
  • Brexit and the European Financial System: Mapping Markets, Players and Jobs
    Author(s): Uuriintuya Batsaikhan, Robert Kalcik, Dirk Schoenmaker
    Journal: Bruegel Policy Contribution (2017)
  • Europe's Comparative Advantage in Low-Carbon Technology;
    Remaking Europe: the new manufacturing as an engine for growth

    Author(s): Georg Zachmann, Robert Kalcik
    Publisher: Bruegel; Brussels; 2017
    Series: Reinhilde Veugelers

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