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Welcome to the Institute for Ecological EconomicsRSS

The Institute is a leading institution for ecological economic research, teaching, learning, knowledge exchange, and community engagement. Over 30 researchers, a secretary, a research coordinator, and a graduate program coordinator make up the Institute’s staff.

Research is generally grouped into five research groups: Sustainable Work, Macroeconomics & Environment, Climate Economics and Finance, Global Resource Use, and Education for Sustainable Development.  

The Institute was founded in July of 2014. Until then its activities were part of the Environment Group at the Institute for the Environment and Regional Development. Its predecessor organization was the Institute for Environment and Economy, which was founded in 1991 and led by Professor Uwe Schubert.

Armon Rezai in der Presse zur Ökonomie des Klimawandels

Aktuell untersucht Armon Rezai, Professor für Sozioökonomie der Arbeit, wie man effiziente Umweltmaßnahmen und soziale Ausgewogenheit unter einen Hut bringen kann. Armon Rezai sagt dazu: politisch ist…

Armon Rezai: Presentation on webinar RFF-CMCC “Asset Prices and Climate Policy”

On April 11, 2019, Armon Rezai, Institute for Ecological Economics, Vienne University of Economics and Business, held the webinar RFF-CMCC “Asset Prices and Climate Policy” (moderator: Johannes…

New study on the import dependency of Europe’s bioeconomy

In a recently published paper in ‘Environmental Research Letters’, Martin Bruckner, Victor Maus and Stefan Giljum from the Institute for Ecological Economics together with international colleagues…