em. o. Univ.-Prof. Dr.

Manfred M. Fischer

Manfred M. Fischer

* Vienna University of Economics and Business, Department of SocioEconomics, Professor Emeritus * Chinese Academy of Sciences, State Key Laboratory of Resources and Environmental Systems, Beijing, Adjunct Professor

Korrespondierendes Mitglied der philosophisch-historischen Klasse im Inland seit 1996

  • Institut für Wirtschaftsgeographie und Geoinformatik, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien



  • Wirtschaftswissenschaften
  • Makroökonomie
  • Wirtschaftsgeographie
  • Spatial Econometrics
  • Bayesian Econometrics

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Ausgewählte Mitgliedschaften:

  • Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Foreign Member, appointed 12 April 1999
  • International Academy of Sciences for Europe and Asia, Academician, appointed 27 May 1995

Ausgewählte Preise und Auszeichnungen:

  • Founder’s Medal, the highest accolade of the Regional Science Association International [RSAI], awarded every four years to scholars who have made significant lifelong contributions to regional science, 56th ERSA Conference, Vienna, 23 Aug 2016
  • Jean Paelinck Award of the Regional Science Association International [RSAI], honouring every two years outstanding scholarly achievements of a senior and internationally recognized regional scientist in the field of regional science methods, 55th ERSA Conference, Lisbon, 25 Aug 2015
  • EIB [=European Investment Bank]-European Prize in Regional Science, awarded for outstanding contributions to – among other – Spatial Economics, 52nd ERSA Conference, Bratislava, 24 Aug 2012
  • Fellows Award, Regional Science Association International [RSAI], awarded for outstanding contributions to and dedicated leadership in the field of regional science, North American RSAI Conference, Toronto, 18 Nov 2006
  • Bronze Medal of Masaryk University in Brno (

Ausgewählte Publikationen:

  • 2023General Bayesian time-varying parameter VARs for predicting government bond yields, with Hauzenberger N, Huber, F and Pfarrhofer M, Journal of Applied Econometrics 38(1), pp 69-87. 02 September 2022 published online. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jae.2936.
  • 2021The dynamic impact of monetary policy on regional housing prices in the United States, with Huber F, Pfarrhofer M and Staufer-Steinnocher P, Real Estate Economics 49(4), pp 1039-1068. 14 February 2019 published online. doi: 10.1111/1540-6229.12274.
  • 2021Spatial regression graph convolutional neural networks. A deep learning paradigm for spatial multivariate distributions, with Zhu D, Liu Y and Yao X, Geoinformatica. 02 November 2021 published online. doi: 10.1007/s10707-021-00454-x.
  • 2020Cross-sectional dependence model specifications in a static trade panel data setting, with LeSage JP, Journal of Geographical Systems 22(1), pp 5-46. 25 April 2019 published online. doi: 10.1007/s10109-019-00298-y.
  • 2020_Network dependence in multi-indexed data on international trade flows, with LeSage JP, Journal of Spatial Econometrics 1(1): article 4. 23 October 2020 published online. doi: 10.1007/s43071-020-00005-w.