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Under the IÖW's Spotlight

At "Under the IÖW's Spotlight" we present topics that we currently put a special focus on. Read more about our research on:

Local value-added and employment created by renewable energy

Prof. Dr. Bernd Hirschl

Value added by renewable energies is, next to climate protection, a key motive for local actors to engage for an energy transition. The IÖW has developed a model that allows to conduct estimates of local and regional value added effects for the main decentral technologies. >more

Post-Growth Society – Looking for new lifestyles and economic frameworks

Ulrich Petschow

With the vision of a "Post Growth Society", we look for new ways to live and to organize economic activity. In such a society, ecologic boundaries are respected without ignoring principles of social justice. >more