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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.

International Society for Industrial Ecology

Ecological Economics contribution to Industrial Ecology Day 2021

The International Industrial Ecology Day 2021 under the topic of “Global Science for Global Sustainability” is organized as a 24-hour international online event on June 21st. Hanspeter Wieland from…

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Veranstaltung "Ein Tag für die Sichtbarkeit Tag der Gebäudereinigung am 15. Juni 2021"

Eine Veranstaltung der EU-OSHA-Kampagne 2020–2022 „Gesunde Arbeitsplätze – entlasten Dich!“

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1st Prize in the Complexity and Macroeconomics Competition

Poledna, S., Miess, M., and Hommes, C. (2020). Economic forecasting with an agent-based model.