The Sozialökonomische Forschungsstelle
The Sozialökonomische Forschungsstelle (SFS) is an independent research and consulting institute in Vienna. In both its research and consulting SFS covers various areas of socioeconomics (social policy, labour market policy, equal opportunity policy, in particular).
Since its foundation in 1997, the SFS has worked for Austrian and international governmental and non-governmental organisations like the EU Commission, the Austrian Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs, the Vienna City Council, the Austrian Labour Market Service, etc. and co-operates with Research Institutes all over Europe.
The SFS has co-operated with Research Institutes all over Europe and with renowned Austrian and European researchers.
The current managing director of the SFS is Dr. Tom Schmid.