Name Martin Kowarsch
Affiliation Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC)
Areas of Research Ethical/Political Issues and Social Sciences, Philosophy of Economics, Realism and Anti-Realism, Value-Neutrality in the Social Sciences, Science-policy interface and assessments
Biographical Info Martin Kowarsch is co-head of the Working Group Assessments and Scientific Policy Advice (ASP). His research interests include: • Analysis and evaluation of assessment reports • Theoretical models and practical formats for structuring the science-policy interface and public debate • Political philosophy of global commons and ethical issues of sustainability • Pragmatist philosophy of economics Martin Kowarsch studied philosophy and economics. He received his master's degree in philosophy from the Hochschule für Philosophie München (Munich School of Philosophy) in 2007. His doctoral dissertation was about economic advice for climate policy from a philosophical-pragmatist perspective. Before joining MCC, Martin Kowarsch was responsible for the research domain "World Economy and Resources" at the Institute for Social and Development Studies (IGP) Munich.