Stefan P. Schleicher
is Professor of Economics at the Wegener Center on Climate and Global Change and at the Economics Department at the University of Graz, Austria. He serves as a consultant to the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO) in Vienna.
He obtained his academic degrees from the University of Technology in Graz and the University of Vienna. He held academic positions at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna, the University of Bonn, the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and Stanford University.
His research focuses on economic modeling and economic policy issues with special emphasis on sustainable structures in the context of energy, climate, and security. These are some of his current research activities:
- Economics of climate change
Designing targets and policies
- EU Emissions Trading Scheme
The first phase evidence and the potential evolutions
A comprehensive energy and climate strategy for Austria focusing on economic innovation as a driver for low energy, low carbon and low distance structures
An FP-6 project funded by the European Commission aiming at modeling the transition to sustainable economic structures