Reiner works as a lecturer in economics, economic geography and statistics.
Additionally, he participates in applied economic research projects on topics
such as green growth or trade policy. He has a doctoral degree in economic
geography (University of Salzburg) and experience in empirical economic
research (Joanneum Research, Institute for Advanced Studies). His fields of
interest include migration and human capital, innovation systems and industrial
policy as well as regional and economics and industrial organization.