Socio-ecological and -economic Transformation
- Ecological Crisis and Social Inequality
- Imperial Mode of Living
- Ecological Constraints to Growth: Degrowth, Zero Growth, and/or Green Growth?
- Energy Policy
- Alternative Green Restructuring Policies
Current Research Projects:
- Markus Wissen: Socio-ecological Transformation and Just Mobility
- Markus Wissen, Stefan Schoppengerd: Crisis and Socio-ecological Transformation
Finalised Research Projects:
- Markus Wissen: Social-ecological Transformation: Industrial Conversion and the Role of Labour
- Markus Wissen: Imperial Mode of Living, Democratization and Socio-Ecological Transformation
- Bea Ruoff, Hansjörg Herr, Frank Hoffer, Christoph Scherrer: Combating Inequality
Current PhD Projects:
- Hanna Völkle: Feminist-Ecological Economy of Time
- Valeria Jiménez: Ecological Limits to Growth and Macroeconomic Stability – A Post-Keynesian Perspective
- Philipp Kenel: Social Entrepreneurship Discourse(s) in Germany
- Nina Schlosser: The other side of electric (auto-)mobility: actors, practises, and structures of the internalisation society of Chile’s lithium sector
Published Master’s Thesis Projects
- Lucia Alfano, The New Developmental State and the Challenges of the Socio-Ecological Transition — Lessons from Argentina and Brazil, Working Paper, No 189/2022
- Sonja Hennen, Concepts of Justice in the Degrowth Debate, Working Paper, No 179/2022
- Luke Neal: Ecological contradictions of Labour’s Green New Deal, IPE Working Paper 152/2021.
- Nina Schlosser: Externalised Costs of Electric Automobility: Social-Ecological Conflicts of Lithium Extraction in Chile, IPE Working Paper 144/2020.
- Misato Adachi: Success and failure of renewable energy policies in the EU: a comparative study between Bulgaria and Poland, IPE Working Paper 131/2020.
- Finn Cahill-Webb: International Environmental Governance and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change: the adoption of the ‘pledge and review’ governance approach, IPE Working Paper 99/2018.
- Cenk Olgun: The Role of the Eastern Member States in the European Union’s Energy and Climate Policy, IPE Working Paper 89/2017.
- Julia Anna Ruf: A Policy Analysis of the EU Emissions Trading System and its Crisis, IPE Working Paper 82/2017.
- Kitty Murnaghan: A Comprehensive Evaluation of the EU’s Biofuel Policy -from Biofuels to Agrofuels, IPE Working Paper 81/2017.
- Alina Adam: Drivers of Food Waste and Policy Responses to the Issue: The Role of Retailers in Food Supply Chains, IPE Working Paper 59/2015.
- Paloma Villanueva Cortés: The External Impact of the Green Economy, IPE Working Paper 56/2015.
- Pavlina Miteva: The Impact of the Increasing Demand for Biofuels in the EU on the Possibility to Conduct Collective Action for Reaching a Common Good: Analyzing the Changes ofand Impact onthe Community-based Management of the Common Pastures in Ethiopia, IPE Working Paper 37/2014.
- Anna Brüning: Towards a Green Internal Electricity Market? The Self-Regulation of European Transmission System Operators for Electricity within EU Multilevel Energy Governance, IPE Working Paper 31/2014.
- Anna Couturier and Kannika Thaimai: Eating theFruit of the Poisonous Tree? Ecological Modernisation and Sustainable Consumption in the EU, IPE Working Paper 20/2013.