Discipline: Political Economy

How does the role of lithium in the emerging energy regime challenge or reproduce unequal relations between producer and consumer regions, and can it pave the way for a sustainable and just energy transition?
Which political and economic drivers can explain country differences in climate ambition between NDCs and recovery packages, and how correlated they are?
How could the concept of Deliberative Quality help improve the conditions under which decisions are made, and could it serve to develop better processes and outcomes in trade-related organizations?
What are the biodiversity data needs of international organizations, governments, civil society and business?
How have public policies evolved to stabilize or destabilize the current meat production and consumption systems in China, the EU and the US?
What are the driving factors behind the (lack) of response of the health sector to violence against women and girls in Tirana, Albania and Minas Gerais, Brazil?
What are the challenges faced by medical and food companies, by humanitarian IOs and NGOs that deliver food and medicine to heavily sanctioned countries?
Why, when and how do refugees engage in transactional sex across genders and what are the sexual and reproductive health and mental health consequences of refugees involved in transactional sex?
Why and how does centralized design prevail as a global gold standard for the urban sanitation sector even in the light of crisis and how does it influence project implementation under SDG6?