Authors

Elena Hesselmann
Born 1981, studied political science at the University of Münster; Researcher at the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF), University of Duisburg-Essen.

Professor Johannes Jäger
Born 1971, undergraduate and doctoral studies in economics at Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration; Head of the Economics Department at the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna.

Karin Küblböck
Born 1969, studied economics and political science at the Universities of Vienna and Buenos Aires; Researcher in world economics at the Austrian Research Foundation for International Development (ÖFSE); Lecturer on development economics at the University of Vienna.

Professor Claus Leggewie
Born 1950, studied social sciences and history in Cologne and Paris; Professor of Political Science; since 2007, Director of the Institute for Advanced Study in the Humanities, Essen; member of the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU).

Professor Andreas Novy
Born 1962, studied economics at Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration; Associate Professor at the Institute for Regional and Environmental Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration; Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Austrian Research Foundation for International Development (ÖFSE).

Professor Stefan Rahmstorf
Born 1960, studied physics at the Universities of Ulm and Konstanz and physical oceanography at the University of Wales (Bangor); climate researcher at Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research; Professor in Physics of the Oceans at Potsdam University.

Professor Herbert Wulf
Born 1939, studied social sciences at the Universities of Cologne, Mannheim and Hamburg; Research Associate at Bonn International Center for Conversion (BICC); Adjunct Senior Researcher at the Institute for Development and Peace (INEF), University of Duisburg-Essen.

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