FW: Expert – Economics of sustainability transitions - EEA Careers

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Brian Valbjørn Sørensen

Jan 13, 2023, 8:53:54 AMJan 13
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Perhaps of interest to this group. /Brian


From: Jonathan Barth <jonatha...@zoe-institut.de>
Date: Friday, 13 January 2023 at 14.52
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Subject: FW: Expert – Economics of sustainability transitions - EEA Careers

Here is a UNIQUE opportunity to make impact with your research. The EEA is looking for a post-growth econ expert. If you want to contribute with your research to help shape EU policy and you want to work with an intellectually demanding and competent team: this is your chance! Please forward this to any other relevant colleagues and peers.




Expert – Economics of sustainability transitions - EEA Careers





Expert – Economics of sustainability transitions - Temporary Agent (AD6)

Reference no. EEA/AD/2022/10

Please send us your application by no later than 18 January 2023 at midnight (Copenhagen time), following the instructions in the ANNEX.



Under the responsibility of the Head of Group for Enabling Systems Change, reporting to the Head of Programme for Sustainability Transitions (see organisational chart) you will be responsible for delivering economic analysis and assessments that can inform on progress and prospects for relevant macro-level EU policies such as the 8th Environmental Action Programme and European Green Deal and contribute to the EEA’s 5-yearly State and Outlook for Environment Report (SOER).


You will be part of a multidisciplinary and multicultural group of enthusiastic experts. As an economist, you will build on past and current EEA activities in the domain of sustainability transitions with a primary focus on how economic instruments – taxes, charges and subsidies – as well as public and private investments can drive transformative change in line with sustainability ambitions, also in consideration of multiple trends and scenarios for Europe’s economy and global developments.


You will also help deliver on cross-cutting issues of most relevance for the delivery of the aforementioned EU policies, including: socio-economic dimensions such as societal inequalities; key systems such as food, energy, mobility, and housing; and overarching economic drivers such as industrial and innovation policies.



·         Knowledge of and professional experience in the field of ecological economics and/or alternative economic paradigms e.g. degrowth, post-growth, doughnut economics, well-being economy

·         Knowledge of and/or participation in the EU Sustainable Finance Agenda”

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