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o.Univ.-Prof. Dr. LL.M. Ph.D. Volkmar LAUBER
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Volkmar Lauber was Professor of Comparative Politics at the University of Salzburg, Austria, until September, 2013. He received his degrees from the University of Vienna (doctorate in law 1968), Harvard Law School (Master of Laws 1970) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Ph.D. in Political Science 1977). Prior to returning to Austria he taught at several US institutions, including one year at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies in Bologna, Italy. For several years he was board member of the FWF (the Austrian Science Fund) in charge of social sciences and is still representing the FWF in the Standing Committee on the Social Sciences of the European Science Foundation. His research and publications related mostly to the politics of public policy - economic policy, environmental policy and most recently energy and climate policy, particularly in the EU and several of its member states. Recent publications in the journals Energy Policy; Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society; Energy & Environment; Zeitschrift für Neues Energierecht. He was the editor of Switching to Renewable Power (London: Earthscan, 2005).

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