Our research tackles the complex and persistent challenges of environmental unsustainability and injustice. We conduct socioeconomic analysis and collaborate with an international network of partner institutions to develop research which we actively seek to see implemented in environmental policy and practice.
This research area analyzes key labor market challenges for the transformation to sustainability and develops alternative institutional designs.
Macroeconomics & Environment
This area tries to answer the broad question of how to make use of macroeconomics and political economics to forecast sustainable economic trajectories.
Climate Economics and Finance
This research area deals with research and policy questions relevant for climate mitigation and adaptation.
Sustainable Resource Use
This area deals with natural resource accounting and indicators, modelling, and assessments, and focuses on material, water, and land use.
Education for Sustainable Development
This research area is concerned with transformative education to enable people to participate in shaping a sustainable society.
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