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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 Socio-Ecological Transformation.  

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.


Secretary office closed

During summer holidays our secretary office is closed from: 23.7.2021-28.7.2021 and 13.8.2021-29.8.2021


Ö1 - Putzhilfe per Klick

Interview with Katarzyna Gruszka


Researcher of the Month - Irene Monasterolo

It's clear that climate change threatens the planet. But did you know that it also threatens the financial stability of financial markets? WU researcher and Researcher of the month 07/21 Irene…