Department of Economics and Social Sciences
Institute of Marketing & Innovation
1180 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: + 43 1 47654-73516
Fax: + 43 1 47654-73509
Rainer Haas is a graduate of the Institute of Agricultural Economics at the Universität für Bodenkultur Wien (www.boku.ac.at). He made his doctorate about the first online farmers market of Austria, for which he got the Austrian Agricultural Marketing Award in 1998. He got several other awards such as the Austrian Agrana Research Award in 2001 and 2006, the Best Paper Award at the ISAHP 2001, in 2011 the Emerald Literati Network Awards, and the most innovative Idea Award 2016 at the International Conference on the Analytic Hierarchic Process.
Habilitation (venia docendi) in Marketing in 2004. He was guest professor for teaching and research at the University of Florida, at the Department for Food and Resource Economics in the spring semesters of 2010, 2012, 2016 and 2018.
He is reviewer for several journals and editor for the Bodenkultur and the Italian Economia Agro-Alimentare/Food Economy, an international Journal on Agricultural and Food Systems. Since 2007 he is member of the Scientific Advisory Board for the International European Forum on System Dynamics and Innovation.
He teaches several courses at BOKU (see below), with a focus on intercultural experiences, see the international videoconference based Global Networking and the course on Intercultural Communication. Since he started teaching at the BOKU he took more than 1600 exams and supervised more than 50 master theses.
He published more than 30 articles in international peer reviewed journals, wrote five books as author and edited several books.
Current and recent projects:
Sustainable Consumption of Food (SUSCOF) 2019– 2022 EU Erasmus+ Strategic Network Project (2018-1-TR01-KA204-058739)
Project Leader: Haas Rainer; Funded by: Commission of European Union (EU), (01.09.2018-31.08.2021)
Food Consumer Behaviour and Perception on Food Safety and Quality - the case of Kosovo and Albania (FoodKOSOVO)
Project Leader: Haas Rainer; Funded by: Austrian Development Agency (ADA) (01.07.2018-30.10.2019)
Food Quality and Consumer Studies (2014-1-SK01-KA203-000464)
Project Leader: Haas Rainer, Funded by: Commission of European Union (EU), (01.09.2014-31.08.2017)
for Sustainability, Appetite, Journal of Applied Economics, Journal of Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, Journal of Agriculture and Human Values, Die Bodenkultur and the Austrian Society of Agricultural Economics.
Member of Scientific Societies in ...
ÖGA, European Association of Agricultural Economics, Scientific Advisory Board of the International European Forum on System Dynamics and Innovation.
Member in Administrative Groups at BOKU
- Member of the Editorial Board of "Die Bodenkultur" Journal
- Member in the scientific board of the Biosphärenpark Wienerwald
- CEEPUS Koordinator für Studierende der Agrarwissenschaften und der Agrar- und Ernährungswirtschaft
- USA Studienkoordinator für Agrar- und Ernährungswirtschaft
- Member of the International Plenum and "Auslandsbeirat" of the BOKU
- International Coordinator for the Department of Economic and Social Sciences