088: Institutional and behavioral economics with Achim Schlüter

In this episode, Stefan interviews Achim Schlüter. Achim is a Professor of Social Systems & Ecological Economics at Jacobs University in Bremen, Germany. He is also the Social Science Department leader and head of the Institutional and Behavioral Economics working group at the Leibniz Center for Tropical Marine Research (ZMT). He has interests in processes of institutional development and change, privatization and what influences human behavior, where he has focused attention on coastal systems, specifically in Indonesia, Peru and Senegal, among others.

In the episode, Stefan and Achim discuss his career path focused on privatization processes and commons governance including his dual focus on behavioral experiments and qualitative institutional analysis. Later, collaboration challenges in science are explored, and challenges of doing research away from your home country.

Achim’s institutional webpage


Achim’s Google Scholar


In Common webpage