Econ4um (Economics Forum) is a seminar series organised by the EF Program. The goal of this series is to engage the discussion and cooperation of economic questions arising in the various fields covered by IIASA research. The invited speakers include researchers from all IIASA programs as well as international experts. Below you can find the comprehensive list of previous presentations. Furthermore, the Econ4um also hosts a bi-yearly special seminar series on “Modelling Resilience and Disruptive Changes”. The list of speakers can be found at the bottom of the page.

Econ4um presentations

Dr. Matteo Coronese
6 March 2024
Raided by the storm: how three decades of thunderstorms shaped U.S. incomes and wages

Dr. Muneta Yokomatsu,
21 June 2023,
A Growth Model of Natural Hazard, Household Heterogeneity, and Human Capital Development

Dr. Fouad El Ouardighi,
24 May 2023,
A dynamic model of environmental collapse

Dr. Elena Parilina,
16 March 2023,
Great fish war with moratorium

Dr. Pauli Lappi,
16 February 2023,
On optimal restoration of damaged stocks

Dr. Leila Niamir,
26 January 2023,
Behavioural Climate Change Mitigation: from individual energy choices to demand-side potentials

Dr. Michael Freiberger,
24 November 2022,
Understanding the limitations of recycling and utilization targets for circular plastics management: a general economic equilibrium model including material flow analysis

Dr. Piotr Zebrowski,
19 October 2022,
Representing fairness and equity in quantitative modeling frameworks

Dr. Stefan Wrzaczek & Michael Kuhn,
24 August 2022,
Resilience: a decision-theoretical approach

Dr. Miguel Poblete Cazenave,
23 June 2022,
Intra-household inequality, adoption of clean cooking technologies and its associated health implications

Dr. Tapio Palokangas,
19 May 2022,
Optimal international policy with r&d-based growth and the risk of global environmental disaster

Dr. Gregor Kiesewetter,
16 December 2021,
(Air-)Pollution and Inequality

Dr. Nikolay Khabarov,
25 November 2021,
The use of the Social Cost of Carbon as opposed to Social Marginal Abatement Cost in Integrated Assessments

Dr. Brian Fath,
3 November 2021,
Regenerative economics


Bi-yearly special seminar series on “Modelling Resilience and Disruptive Changes”

Prof. Emeritus Aart de Zeeuw
15 February 2024
The Economics and Mathematics of Tipping Points

Prof. Anne-Sophie Crepin,
29 June 2023,
Cascading regime shifts in pollution recipients and resource systems

Upcoming Events

Econ4um (Economics Forum)


9th African Population Conference

Florence, Italy

The State of the Union 2024

Vienna, Lower Austria, Carinthia

IIASA at Austria's Long Night of Research 2024

Museum of Natural Sciences, Brussels

EuropaBON final stakeholder conference

Austrian Academy of Sciences, Dr. Ignaz-Seipel-Platz 2, 1010 Vienna

IIASA-OeAW public lecture: Starless through the night

Laxenburg, Austria (IIASA) and Online

MESSAGEix Community Meeting 2024

Helsinki and Espoo, Finland

IIASA at Sustainability Research and Innovation Congress 2024

Edinburgh, Scotland

European Population Conference 2024

Laxenburg, Austria

Open-Earth-Monitor Global Workshop 2024