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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.

Sigrid Stagl im Standard Interview zu Nachhaltigkeit und Arbeitszeit

Laut einer neuen Studie wäre es am nachhaltigsten, wenn wir alle nur neun Stunden pro Woche arbeiten würden. Doch was hieße das für unsere Gesellschaft?

Irene Monasterolo talks at the European Commission's summer school on Sustainable Finance

Irene Monasterolo, Assistant Professor of Climate Economics and Finance at the Institute for Ecological Economics, gave a plenary talk at the European Commission's summer school on Sustainable…

Paper "Capital stranding cascades" has received the Prize for the best regular paper at ESEE2019

The paper "Capital stranding cascades: The impact of decarbonisation on productive asset utilisation" has received the Prize for the best regular paper at ESEE2019. Authors of the paper are: Louison…