“Researchers are pessimistic about the impact of sanctions”
Leveraging the clout of purchasing power and the rule of law
Learning from crises – doing research in a year like no other
Land tenancy and soil conservation – a contradiction in terms?
No foreseeable changes in career choices
The next industrial revolution is here. What does this mean for Austria?
A group of researchers from Graz is exploring the socio-economic effects of new technologies wreaking another wave of “creative destruction” on established economic structures and processes. The researchers examine the options open to policy makers in the face of major impending upheavals. For Austria they see both entrepreneurial potential in niches and the danger of […] Continue reading “The next industrial revolution is here. What does this mean for Austria?”
The social fever curve of coronavirus
For almost a year now, the Covid-19 virus has had the world in a stranglehold. How are people in Austria dealing with this situation? In what way have their attitudes, behaviour and contentment changed? And do they see a light at the end of the tunnel – now that the first vaccination phase in Austria […] Continue reading “The social fever curve of coronavirus”
Geofinance of Renewables and Lobster Roll in Cambridge
A transition from fossil fuels to renewables could affect global financial leadership of the 21st century no less than the historical shifts from wood to coal and from coal to oil. Schroedinger Fellow Juergen Braunstein at Harvard University examines the drivers of the green energy ‘revolution’ and its wide geo-financial implications. Continue reading “Geofinance of Renewables and Lobster Roll in Cambridge”
Visualizing the environmental impact of consumerism
A new model is designed to visualize material flows of the world economy and global production chains. Using large amounts of data that trace the path from the origin of a product to its consumer will make it easier to develop efficient strategies for conserving resources and protecting the climate. Continue reading “Visualizing the environmental impact of consumerism”