Professor Carlo Jaeger

Carlo Jaeger is Professor for modeling social systems at Potsdam University in Germany, chair of the research domain ‘Trans-disciplinary Concepts and Methods’ at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, and chair of the European Climate Forum.

Previously Carlo was professor at the University of Darmstadt in Germany and head of the human ecology department at the Swiss federal institute for environmental science and technology. He is a member of the Scientific and Technical Council of IRGC (International Risk Governance Council), and has served on the boards of various scientific organizations.

He holds degrees in economics (PhD, Frankfurt University), sociology (diploma, University of Berne), and human ecology (habilitation ETH Zurich) and has worked extensively on interactions between technological progress and environmental problems, in particular the role of information technologies for urban development. He has also considerable research experience in the field of stakeholder dialogues.

His current research interest is focused on the role of financial markets in managing climate change. For this purpose, he is currently working on multi-agent models with a parallel computation architecture.

Carlo has addressed GSD events in Venice, Beijing and London in 2009. Further details of all GSD events


‘A Parametrized Multi-Actor Model of Technologically Driven Growth – with Application to Climate Change’

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Global System Dynamics and Policies is a project funded by the Future & Emerging Technologies division of the European Commission. The project began in May 2008, and will continue until April 2010
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