Angela Köppl is Senior Economist at WIFO. She joined the institute in 1992 and is working in the Research Group "Climate,
Environmental and Resource Economics". She held the position of WIFO's Deputy Director twice and was responsible for research
coordination in this position. She received her doctorate in Economics from the University of Vienna in 1991. From 1987 to
1992 she worked as a research assistant in the Department of Economics at the Institute for Advanced Studies. In 2002 she
was research fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. She is Vice President of the Austrian Chapter
of the Club of Rome. As a member of the founding board of the Climate Change Center Austria (CCCA), she contributed significantly
to its establishment. Key areas of her research are climate change and the restructuring of the energy system, economic instruments
of climate policy, such as eco-taxes and emissions trading, as well as Austrian and EU energy and climate policy.