• Economist with research interests in sustainable work, ecological macroeconomics, integrated valuation methods and socio-economic theory of action; empirical focus on energy and food.
  • Since 2008 full professor at the Department ofSocioeconomics at WU.
  • Prior to that, Sigrid Stagl researched and taught at the University of Leeds and University of Sussex (2001-2009).
  • After graduating from WU Vienna, she completed her PhD studies at the Department of Economics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, where she was awarded the world's first PhD in Ecological Economics.
  • For more than a decade she was active (as Board Member, Vize-President and President) in the governance of the European Society for Ecological Economics (ESEE).
  • At WU she founded the Institute for Ecological Economics and co-founded the Research Institute Economics of Inequality.
  • She is currently Head of the Institute for Ecological Economics and Co-Director of the Competence Center for Sustainability Transformation and Responsibility at WU Vienna.