METAR keynote speaker – Alexandra Köves!

Alexandra Köves is an ecological economist, associate professor at the Corvinus University of Budapest in the Department of Decision Sciences within the Institute of Operations and Decision Sciences. She is vice-president of the European Society of Ecological Economics and a member of the Degrowth Support Group. She teaches subjects related to decision sciences, ecological economics, and Degrowth. Her research focuses partly on decisions influencing sustainability transitions, and partly on sustainability scenarios using participatory research techniques. She has become an advocate of ecological economics in Hungary trying to introduce this research field to both students and a wider audience, running a podcast series called “Green Equality” with now over 145 episodes. She is also host of the English-language podcast of the European Society of Ecological Economics called Economics for Rebels.