Johannes Jäger

University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna

Johannes Jäger is a professor and head of the economics department at the University of Applied Sciences BFI Vienna. His research focuses on critical international political economy, global finance, regional development, European integration and Latin America. He obtained his PhD in economics with distinction at the University of Economics and Business, Vienna. Johannes Jäger has previously held positions as Assistant Professor at the Institute for International Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business and as a researcher at the Institute for Urban and Regional Research at the Austrian Academy of Sciences. He has been guest professor at several universities and a keynote speaker at numerous conferences and academic events. He has published numerous articles and books and is a regular reviewer of leading international scientific journals.

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Understanding Green Finance: A Critical Assessment and Alternative Perspectives

Exploring how green finance has become a key strategy for the financial industry in the wake of the 2007-08 financial crisis, this timely book critically assesses the current dominant forms of neoliberal green finance. Understanding Green Finance delivers a pioneering analysis of the topic, covering...

Johannes Jäger, Gonzalo Duran, Lukas Schmidt

Expected economic effects of the EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD)

This study assesses the possible economic impacts of the EU Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (EU CSDDD). On the theoretical level, perspectives from neoclassical economics are combined with the value chain approach, and with the power resources perspective. Empirically, this study...

Johannes Jäger

International Political Economy and Sustainable Finance: Assessing the EU’s Green Deal and UNCTAD’s Green New Deal

Sustainable green finance is often promoted as an innovative tool to deal with environmental problems. This paper assesses policy proposals at the level of the EU and UNCTAD’s Green New Deal, specifically regarding its suggestions in the field of sustainable finance. It provides a theoretical fram...

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