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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.

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Klara Zwickl erhält Förderung für FWF Projekt "Environmental Inequality in the EU"

Klara Zwickl, Leiterin des Research Group Sustainable Work, kann in diesem Jahr ein neues Forschungsprojekt namens "Environmental Inequality in the EU" starten. Das Projekt wird vom Wissenschaftsfonds...

Forschungsgruppe "Global Ressourcennutzung" startet in 2019 ein FWF-Projekt "MF Globe"

Die Research Group "Global Resource Use", unter der Leitung von Stefan Giljum, kann in diesem Jahr (ab 1.3.2019) ein neues Forschungsprojekt namens "MF Globe" starten. Das Projekt wird vom...

Sigrid Stagl in Ö1 zu 100 Jahre Achtstundentag

Sigrid Stagl, Leiterin des Instituts for Ecological Economics, sprach am 7.1.2019 in der Sendereihe "Punkt eins" um 13:00 Uhr mit anderen Gästen darüber was bleibt von der einstigen Utopie der...