Dr. Christian Lutz is managing director of GWS since 2000 and leads the division energy and climate. He studied empirical economics at the University of Tuebingen (master in economics 1993) and worked on environmental extensions of macroeconometric models at the University of Osnabrueck (PhD 1997). He has various research and consulting experiences for public and private institutions. His research interests include model building and application, sustainable development, energy and environmental policy, labour markets and international trade.
Global and national macroeconomtric modelling
Environmental and energy economics
Projects of Christian Lutz
Publications of Christian Lutz
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Our figure of the month 03/2023: Number of people in need of care in Germany doubles to 5 million within ten years
The latest care statistics show that there will be around 4.96 million people in need of care in Germany in 2021, a huge increase on previous years. All persons who receive benefits from…
New videos on the CRED project: How can climate risks and climate adaptation be integrated into macroeconomic modelling?
The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH has published two informative videos about the CRED project. In addition to insights into the management of climate risks…
Virtual training: Using macroeconomic models to assess the impacts of climate change and adaptation on national economies.
This training is offered to share experience from the CRED programme in piloting the development and application of such models in Georgia, Kazakhstan and Vietnam. The CRED programme developed…