Environmental conditions and regional fragmentation are core components in the contemporary analysis of economic activity. The central objective of the research center is to analyze the interdependencies between these two dimensions in an integrated framework. For example, natural phenomena like global warming and environmental hazards constitute a significant determinant of economic production that exerts an uneven impact on different territories. At the same time, local characteristics like institutional setup and sectoral structure influence the economic development of an area. Our research is based on empirical research supplemented with theoretical modeling. Both methods are carried out from an environmental economics and a regional economics perspective.


Research Activities

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 Environmental Economics

The research line in Environmental Economics addresses the interaction between economic and environmental objectives of economic agents from a multi-method perspective. »»

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Regional Development

Regional Economics is a special subject of economics which handles analytical problems on a spatial, sub-national, namely regional or urban level. »»