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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Life Sciences - Resource Economics

Resource Economics Group


Foto Klaus Eisenack
Fig.: Prof. Dr. Klaus Eisenack

Economics & the environment:
researching pathways into the future

The Resource Economics Group advances economic research on
sustainable development, in particular:

  • Institutional economics of climate change adaptation
  • Political games in climate change mitigation
  • Governance of path dependence in the energy transition
  • Archetype analysis as an approach to study social-
    ecological-technical systems

We have a strong theoretical background in environmental and resource economics, political economy and institutional economics. Our research employs and combines quantitative and qualitative methods -- game theory, simulation, and comparative case studies.

Here you can find more information on our topics and analytical themes.






Position paper by Resource Economics Group calls for an

ambitious coal exit based on a closure schedule