Karl W. Steininger

  • Karl Steininger received his education in Economics and Computer Science at the University of Vienna and UC Berkeley. In research he specialized in environmental and climate economics, and in international trade. Since 1999 he is professor at the Department of Economics, since 2004 head of the Human Dimensions Programme at the Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change, both at the University of Graz, Austria. He is research professor at the German Economic Institute (DIW, Berlin), a member in the boards of the Climate Change Centre Austria (CCCA), of the country delegates of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE), the World Energy Council and the Austrian National Global Change Committee. He is lecturer at the Vienna based University of Life Sciences. Previously he held positions in the World Bank (Environment Department) and at the University of Triest, Italy (Guest Professor).