Sigrid Stagl

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Sigrid Stagl

Founder of Ecological Economy Institute / Director of the Competence Center STaR

Sigrid Stagl is an economist and full professor at WU (University of Economics & Business) in Vienna. Currently she works on institutional arrangement that support sustainable work, the development of socio-economic theories of human behaviour and the effects of financialisation on the Environment. Her PhD in the field of Ecological Economics was awarded by RPI in Troy, New York.

Before returning to Vienna she worked at the Universities of Leeds and Sussex. From 2003 to 2009 she served as Vice-President of the ESEE and from 2009 to 2012 as President. In 2014 she founded the Institute for Ecological Economics (WU). At WU she is currently Director of the Competence Center for Sustainability Transformation and Responsibility and Research Group Leader at the Institute for Ecological Economics.