Rafael Wildauer

Rafael Wildauer started his PhD in Economics at Kingston University in autumn 2013, after receiving a Bachelor and Master degree from the University of Vienna. His thesis investigates the drivers of rising household debt levels in the decade prior to the great recession, particularly the role played by personal income inequality. Before starting his PhD, he worked as a research assistant at the University of Linz on tackling measurement problems with wealth survey data.

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Debt-driven Growth: The decade prior to the Great Recession

Article | Jul 22, 2015

The recent financial crisis has impressively illustrated the dangers of rapid credit growth in a painful way.