Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics

Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics (1977, Stockholm; 18 staff; beijer.kva.se)

Mission: “To carry out research and stimulate cooperation to promote a deeper understanding of the interplay between ecological systems and social and economic development.” Worldwide collaboration with organizations such as The Economy and Environment Program for South East Asia. Organizes workshops in Sweden and around the world, e.g., “Our Future in the Anthropocene.” Offers two doctoral level courses yearly.  30 Beijer fellows include Kenneth Arrow and Paul Ehrlich from the US.  Core funding from the Kjell and Märta Beijer Foundation; other foundations and associations participate.

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Leadership: Prof. Carl Folke (Director)

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